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Kyrie Irving to skip on-court drills

Updated: May 20, 2011, 4:40 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Duke point guard Kyrie Irving brushes off suggestions that he might be the Cleveland Cavaliers' latest savior.

The consensus No. 1 prospect in next month's NBA draft is aware of comparisons with LeBron James, whose controversial departure last year for the Miami Heat sent the Cavs into a tailspin.

"The comparisons will come regardless," said Irving, who played 11 games as a Duke freshman and then declared for the 2011 draft. "That's something I'm prepared for. As ...

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