Kyrie Irving

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Kyrie Irving
Irving in 2016
No. 11 – Brooklyn Nets
Point guard
Personal information
Born (1992-03-23) March 23, 1992 (age 27)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
High school
Listed height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight193 lb (88 kg)
Career information
CollegeDuke (2010–2011)
NBA Draft2011 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career2011–present
Career history
20112017Cleveland Cavaliers
20172019Boston Celtics
2019–presentBrooklyn Nets
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Kyrie Andrew Irving (/ˈkri/; born March 23, 1992) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He formerly played for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He is entering free agency in 2019.

In 2017, Irving made the shot that allowed the Cavaliers to win the NBA Finals 4–3 after a 3–1 comeback to the Golden State Warriors. On Christmas Day, he made the same winning shot and helped Cleveland beat the Warriors again.

Irving was born in Melbourne, Victoria to African American parents. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey. He went to Duke University before being selected as the 1st overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft by the Cavaliers. He is a dual citizen of Australia and the United States.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Kyrie Irving is Committed to the Red, White and Blue". USA Basketball. June 21, 2010. Retrieved June 28, 2014.

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