Checklist for Kyrie Irving to Resume Superstar Journey

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Checklist for Kyrie Irving to Resume Superstar Journey
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Since being selected first overall in the 2011 NBA draft, Kyrie Irving has faced immense pressure as the new face of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

His first two seasons were a tremendous success from an individual standpoint, as Irving juked and jived his way around the court to the tune of Rookie of the Year and All-Star honors.

This season, however, Irving has endured a rough start.

All of his shooting percentages are career lows, his team has floundered, and he hasn't shown the clutch factor he so often displayed in his first two years.

ESPN.com ranked Irving as the eighth-best player in the NBA coming into the season, yet he's just 28th in player efficiency to start the year.

Here's what Irving can do to get back on track and become one of the best point guards in the league.

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