INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Posing with his arms folded across his chest, Kyrie Irving waited for instructions from another photographer.
He was asked to smile.
"You don't have to force me to smile," Irving said before beaming.
Healthy and happy, the NBA's reigning rookie of the year is ready for his second season. Irving, who broke his right hand this summer in a moment of frustration during practice, was the center of attention Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers held their media day, an annual preseason ritual of redundant interviews and photo opportunities that precede the opening of training camp.