Kyrie Irving

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Kyrie Irving in October 2013.

Kyrie Andrew Irving (born March 23, 1992) is an Australian-American professional basketball player. At the moment, he plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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]

He 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.

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go cavs!