CLEVELAND, OH - March 8, 2012 - Quicken Loans Arena (The Q) continues to climb the charts in Pollstar magazine’s list of Top 200 arena venues worldwide for entertainment ticket sales. In the trade publication’s annual year-end business analysis report for 2011, The Q ranked No. 12 in the United States and No. 31 worldwide in ticket sales for top touring attractions. The venue’s rankings have been on a steady rise over the past four years, giving credence to Cleveland and Quicken Loans Arena’s status as a primary destination for major concert tours.

There are several things 19-year-old rookie Kyrie Irving will have to learn as his NBA career progresses. A killer instinct is not one of them.

As he’s already done several times this season, the Cavaliers point guard put the club on his back in the closing seconds and willed them to the win. The latest episode in Denver saw him score 10 of the team’s final 12 points – capping the Cavs’ 100-99 victory with a layup in traffic with four seconds to play.

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Cavaliers rookie forward Tristan Thompson took a circuitous route to the NBA – from Jamaica to Canada to Cleveland. The 20-year-old forward has seen his minutes increase after a busy and successful All-Star Weekend in Orlando. Now, the high-flying freshman looks to cement his status in Coach Byron Scott’s rotation.