On Sunday night in a suite near the top of a downtown Dallas hotel, one of the best players in the NBA watched Seattle’s Super Bowl XLVIII demolition of the Denver Broncos. But for Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the game served as little more than ambient noise for his substantial signing session with Panini America’s Ivory Tabb. On this night, Irving’s primary focus wasn’t the Legion of Boom or Percy Harvin highlights, it was attempting to get caught up on his outstanding and upcoming on-card autographs.
And on Sunday night, Irving was a man on a mission. He spent more than two hours signing, focusing first on his 2011-12 Limited Basketball XRCs (yes, those Limited Basketball XRCs), his Inscriptions from 2012-13 Elite Basketball and various 2012-13 Signatures Basketball cards.
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