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Cavs’ Kyrie Irving Named All-Star Game Starter

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CLEVELAND– Cleveland Cavaliers star, Kyrie Irving, has been named a starter in the NBA All-Star game.

The Cavs said Irving finished with 860,221 total fan votes in the NBA All-Star balloting program.

Irving is the third Cavs player to start in the All-Star game; he joins LeBron James and Shawn Kemp.

The Cavs said, last year, Irving became the 16th All-Star in Cavaliers history, the sixth-youngest player ever named to an All-Star team and one of seven to make it before turning 21, after being named to the All-Star team as a reserve.

The 2014 NBA All-Star Game will be played at New Orleans Arena on Sunday, February 16.