Watch: LeBron James gushes over Kyrie Irving

Feb 15, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; 2014 Eastern Conference All-Stars forward LeBron James reacts with guard Kyrie Irving during the practice session.

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Kyrie Irving’s spectacular All-Star MVP performance offered a glimpse of how good he can be when surrounded by first-rate players, like LeBron James.

"Kyrie’s special," James said. "It’s just that simple."

"He’s a very special basketball player, very smart basketball player — his ability to shoot the ball, get into the lane, make shots around the rim. He has the total package. I’ve always known that, always witnessed that ever since he was in high school. I’m extremely happy for him, extremely proud for him to win this award."

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Given the way James and Irving played together and the obvious chemistry/friendship between the two, Cavaliers fans are once again daydreaming about the possibility of seeing the pair team up in Cleveland.

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