Kyrie Irving
American basketball player
Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving is an Australian-American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He started at point guard for Duke University as a freshman before being selected as the 1st overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft by Cleveland. He won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in 2012. Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia and grew up in New Jersey.
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Kyrie Irving, alter ego Uncle Drew have big presence at NBA All-Star weekend; movie in works - cleveland.com
Google News - 2 days
cleveland.com Kyrie Irving, alter ego Uncle Drew have big presence at NBA All-Star weekend; movie in works cleveland.com NEW ORLEANS -- On Thursday afternoon, the day when many were arriving for NBA All-Star festivities, Pepsi unveiled the latest short in the Uncle Drew series featuring Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving. That was just the beginning of Uncle ... Kyrie Irving says the Earth is undeniably flat: 'This is not even a conspiracy theory'CBSSports.com Who Is Kyrie Irving? 7 Things To Know About Cleveland Cavaliers Point Guard After His Claim That Earth Is FlatInternational Business Times Kyrie Irving reveals he believes the Earth is flatSB Nation Bleacher Report -New York Daily News -Complex -Huffington Post all 62 news articles »
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James helps carry Cavs, Butler shines in return
Yahoo News - 5 days
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 25 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers withstood a huge night from Andrew Wiggins to record a 116-108 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Canada's Wiggins finished with a game-high 41 points for the Timberwolves, equalling his second-highest point total this NBA season. James also had 14 assists for Cleveland, who sealed their 38th win of the season with 1:39 remaining when ex-Timberwolves player Derrick Williams finished off a fast break layup.
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LeBron jaw-dropper, Irving's grit spark Cavs thriller NBA win
Yahoo News - 14 days
LeBron James sank an astonishing 3-pointer to force overtime and Kyrie Irving sparkled late as the Cleveland Cavaliers outlasted Washington 140-135 on Monday in an epic NBA thriller. A game featuring playoff-level intensity from tip-off to last shot saw the defending champions rally in overtime after James had fouled out while the Wizards, who saw their 17-game home win streak snapped, served notice they will be a formidable foe when the playoffs arrive. "It was an instant classic -- a great basketball game by two really good teams," Wizards coach Scott Brooks said.
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Cavs, Warriors win, Bulls thump Thunder in NBA
Yahoo News - 18 days
The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers put a disappointing January behind them on Wednesday, delivering an overwhelming offensive performance in a 125-97 triumph over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kyrie Irving passed for a career-high 14 assists and added 14 points, and superstar LeBron James added 27 points and 12 assists for a Cavs team that struggled to a 7-8 record in the first month of the year. The team's 37 total assists were a season high, and they scored their most points in a game since a December 7 home victory over the New York Knicks.
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LeBron leads Cavs to much-needed victory over Nets
Yahoo News - 24 days
(The Sports Xchange) - LeBron James scored 31 points and made 11 assists, Kyrie Irving scored 28 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets 124-116 for just their third win in nine games on Friday. The outcome was closer than it should have been after the Nets tallied 43 points in the fourth quarter, continuing a trend of scoring at least 40 points in the final quarter of three losses to Cleveland this season. The defeat was the fourth straight for the Nets and the 15th in their last 16 games.
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NBA-Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games
Yahoo News - 26 days
Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Wednesday: Kings 116, Cavaliers 112 Arron Afflalo's 3-pointer from the wing gave the Sacramento Kings a 116-112 overtime victory against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday after LeBron James missed a deep 3-pointer with 10 seconds left that would have tied the game. James recorded his second triple-double in as many games with 24 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, but the defending champions lost for the sixth time in their last eight games and for the third game in a row. Kevin Love scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for Cleveland, and Kyrie Irving scored 20 points, but the Cavs shot 17 of 34 from the free-throw line.
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Irving scores 49, but Cavs fall to Pelicans
Yahoo News - 28 days
(The Sports Xchange) - It's far too soon in a marathon regular season for LeBron James to press the panic button, but his trigger finger is getting itchy. After watching the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans, playing without All-Star forward Anthony Davis, hand the defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers their fifth loss in seven games -- a 124-122 defeat despite a season-high 49 points by Kyrie Irving -- James said Monday night that his team's uninspired play is getting his attention. James said before the game that it didn't feel as thought the Cavs had lost four of their previous six games.
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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving look like All-Stars in Cavs' 118-103 win over Suns - cleveland.com
Google News - about 1 month
cleveland.com LeBron James, Kyrie Irving look like All-Stars in Cavs' 118-103 win over Suns cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio -- LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are All-Star starters for a reason, you know? The two leading scorers for the NBA's defending champion and the East's best team this season shined (per usual) in Cleveland's 118-103 win over the Phoenix ... Vote: Should Westbrook have been selected to start the All-Star Game?ESPN Inside the NBA: West All-Star StartersNBA.com The new NBA All-Star voting method was an improvement, but it needs 2 changesSB Nation Washington Post -FOXSports.com -Yahoo Sports -Bleacher Report all 141 news articles »
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Irving, Korver shine as Cavaliers usurp battling Kings
Reuters.com - about 1 month
(The Sports Xchange) - Kyrie Irving scored 26 points, Kyle Korver added 18 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a series of runs by the Sacramento Kings to post a 120-108 victory at the Golden 1 Center on Friday.
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NBA-Highlights from Sunday's NBA games
Yahoo News - about 1 month
Jan 8 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games: Cavaliers 120, Suns 116 Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Kevin Love combined for 80 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers blew a 20-point third-quarter lead but hung on to beat the Phoenix Suns 120-116 on Sunday. James had 12 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, including two three-pointers 25 seconds apart to stretch a two-point Cleveland edge to a 115-109 lead with 2:47 left. Irving scored 27 points and Love added 25 points for Cleveland, which beat Phoenix for the fourth straight time. ...
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Cavalier heroes LeBron, Irving lead NBA All-Star voting
Yahoo News - about 2 months
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, who sparked the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA crown last year, were the top vote-getters in the first preliminary NBA All-Star Game balloting results announced Thursday by the league. With 138 percent more votes cast than last year over the first week of All-Star balloting, 11.1 million compared to 4.6 million, last season's runner-ups setting the Western Conference pace with the public as Golden State's Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry topped all other vote-getters. The 66th NBA All-Star Game will be played February 19 at New Orleans with fans, players and media selecting the starters in a revamped format.
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NBA-Irving, Cavaliers hold off late Celtics charge
Yahoo News - about 2 months
(Adds details, quotes) Dec 29 (The Sports Xchange) - Kyrie Irving scored 32 points to allow the Cleveland Cavaliers to hold on for a 124-118 victory on Thursday against the Boston Celtics. The Cavaliers nearly blew an 18-point lead entering the fourth. A driving basket by Isaiah Thomas pulled Boston within 117-116 with about a minute left before Irving countered with a drive of his own.
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NBA Capsules
Fox News - about 2 months
CLEVELAND (AP) Kyrie Irving dropped a fadeaway jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers came back to beat Golden State just as they did last June in the NBA Finals, 109-108 on Sunday.
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kyrie Irving
    CHILDHOOD
  • 1992
    Born
    Irving was born on March 23, 1992 in Melbourne, Australia.
    More Details Hide Details He is the son of Drederick and Elizabeth Irving and the step-son of Shetellia Irving. He has an older sister, Asia, and a younger sister, London. His father played for Boston University then went on to play professional basketball in Australia for the Bulleen Boomers. Irving lived in the Melbourne suburb of Kew before relocating to the United States when he was two years old. He has dual citizenship in the United States and Australia. Irving's mother, Elizabeth, died from an illness when he was four, so Drederick raised him with the help of Irving's aunts. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey, where he often went to his dad's adult-league games. His inspiration to play in the NBA came after playing at Continental Airlines Arena during a school trip in fourth grade where he stated "I will play in the NBA, I promise." As a teenager, Irving played for the Road Runners of the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
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