Watch: LeBron James gushes over Kyrie Irving
FEB 17, 2014 10:07a ET
During the All-Star Game postgame presser, the former Cavalier had high praise for Irving, the player who was drafted by Cleveland with the hope of filling James' shoes.
"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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