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Cavs' 2012 is the year of the rookie
Terry Pluto says Cavs will focus this season on molding rookies Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


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Cavs rookies Kyrie Irving and Tristan Thompson
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The Cleveland Cavaliers returned from the NBA lockout with a loss in their first game of the season Monday. Rookie Kyrie Irving has been getting most of the attention as the Cavs number one draft pick in the off-season. But, he had a disappointing NBA debut, scoring just six points. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks to Amanda Rabinowitz about what to expect from the Cavs this season and whether Irving has what it takes to lead the team.
Terry Pluto: The year of the rookie

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Terry Pluto talks about UA's new football coach, Terry Bowden

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Cavs are going to be fun to watch this year, even when they lose. This is going to be an exciting season as we watch Thompson and Irving develop into future stars!


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