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Cavs take Kyrie Irving with No. 1 pick

Updated: June 26, 2011, 12:30 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEWARK, N.J. -- Kyrie Irving headed to Cleveland as the No. 1 pick minutes after the NBA draft started.

Jimmer Fredette had to wait hours to officially become a member of the Sacramento Kings.

Plenty of other players, from veterans to picks, were on the move Thursday night in a draft that was considered a dud talent-wise but certainly wasn't dull.

There was no chance the Cavs would deal Irving, confident his foot is healthy enough to lead the rebuilding effort that ...

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