Kyrie Irving not interested in discussing future with Cleveland Cavaliers

David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

The star point guard is focused on his third year in the NBA, not his extension with the Cavaliers next summer.

Kyrie Irving will be eligible for a contract extension from the Cleveland Cavaliers next summer. Irving is due for his first big payday in the NBA after being drafted by Cleveland with the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft. The Cavaliers are expected to offer Irving a maximum contract extension, but Irving wasn't interested in discussing his future at his basketball skills camp on Saturday, reports Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal:

"I'm not really worried about that right now. Right now I'm focusing on the year ahead, my third year, then I'll worry about that in the summer time."

The deadline for the Cavaliers to reach an agreement on an extension with Irving is Oct. 31, 2014. It's no surprise that Irving has little to say about his future with the organization with a full season of basketball and over a year until negotiations must be finalized.

The contract that Cleveland will offer Irving is expected to be a five-year, $80 million deal -- similar to the extension that fellow Eastern Conference point guard John Wall signed with the Washington Wizards this summer.

Irving, 21, already has an All-Star game appearance under his belt, but has yet to make an NBA Playoffs appearance. The Cavaliers finished the 2012-13 season with the third-worst record in the NBA at 24-58. Irving missed 23 games but finished with averages of 22.5 points and 5.9 assists per game.

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