Tuesday October 22nd, 2013

In their preseason game against Cleveland on Monday, Philadelphia's Michael Carter-Williams and Evan Turner tried to stay in front of Kyrie Irving, and commendably did so through three of four dribble moves apiece. But a defender can only take so many crossovers and hesitations before being caught slightly off-balance, a state in which they become Irving's prey. Irving danced by them -- first by Carter-Williams for a double-clutch layup, then by Turner for an assist -- on back-to-back possessions, successfully stringing together an elaborate series of fakes into a two-possession master class. Watch and learn.

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