Local kids make area proud at draft

Irving, Walker and Faried live out draft dreams in very different ways on Thursday

Updated: June 24, 2011, 1:53 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- Kyrie Irving looked like he might be sick.

The St. Patrick High School (Elizabeth, N.J.) and Duke University product -- and the heavy favorite to be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft -- was sitting at a table with his father, his sister and two of his best friends, to the right of the stage at the Prudential Center. NBA commissioner David Stern had just walked to the elevated podium, welcomed the crowd in attendance, and announced that the Cleveland Cavaliers were on the clock. ...

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