Report: Cavaliers Committed to Duke’s Kyrie Irving With No. 1 Pick, Taking Offers for No. 4 Pick


There's still a lot of unpredictability surrounding this year's NBA draft, but we might be one step closer to finding out some answers. According to, the Cleveland Cavaliers are committed to former Duke guard Kyrie Irving as the No. 1 pick and are fielding offers for the fourth overall pick, league sources said.

The Cavs reportedly would love to select both Irving and Arizona forward Derrick Williams, but it is unlikely that either would fall to No. 4. Cleveland had been trying to obtain the second overall pick in the draft in order to take both players, but they soon realized that making such a deal would be a stretch.

The Utah Jazz have contacted the Minnesota Timberwolves in an effort to move up to No. 2 to select either Irving or Williams, ESPN reports, but the T-Wolves are reportedly looking to keep the pick if the Cavs don't select Williams first overall.

Irving suffered a torn ligament in his right big toe this season, which limited him to 11 games, but he was able to return just in time for Duke's NCAA tournament first-round matchup with Hampton.

The 6-foot-9 Williams was named Pac-10 Player of the Year this past season and led the Wildcats to the Sweet 16. 

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