Whether it's the first season or not it's okay to declare what is warranted based on the ability that is there. You just have to be able to see it.
I said he is on the "cusp" of greatness. Irving eventually being on par with the above greats is totally within the realm of possibility. From what I can see... that dude is basically unguardable already. He has the skills to be great frankly.
The thing is it's not just me - CP3, Kobe.. guys like this recognize that it's just a matter of time.
Will you?? Probably not.