Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kyrie Irving giving his championship ring to his father

    Larry Brown Sports "One of Kyrie Irving’s greatest life accomplishments was winning the NBA title in June. And the young Cavaliers point guard will be giving the symbol of that great accomplishment to his father. Irving told reporters on Saturday that he is giving his championship ring to his dad. The Cavaliers..." October 22

  • Kyrie Irving: Uncle Drew coming back in 'big' way

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Uncle Drew is coming back one more time. Kyrie Irving's alter ego, a crotchety, old, playground hoops legend named "Uncle Drew" who's been the main character of a series of Pepsi commercials, will appear in one final chapter over the coming months or years, Irving hinted Thursday. "I..." October 14

  • Irving: 'My life's changed drastically' since Game 7 shot

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Kyrie Irving who strode up Eagle Avenue Saturday morning, the street between Progressive Field and Quicken Loans Arena, leading a walk of dozens for charity, was a changed man. Yes, Irving's life is different now from, say, June 19, with about 54.9 seconds left in Game 7 of the NBA Finals...." September 25

  • Kenny Smith Taylor Swift Needs A New Man ... Kyrie Irving!!!

    TMZ "Beware, Kyrie Irving ... Kenny Smith thinks a horrible breakup song should be written about you ... 'cause the ex-NBA star says Irving should be the next man up ... to date Taylor Swift. Smith was out in L.A. when we wanted to know if it's time for the newly single T-Sweezy to give the NBA..." September 11

  • Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving Star in New Nike Campaign

    Complex "To announce the launch of its fall tech pack, Nike brought a handful of Olympic athletes together to model the new collection. The new campaign features NBA superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as well as tennis's Rafael Nadal, soccer player Neymar, and Argentine Rugby player Juan Martin..." August 25

  • Coach K Supposedly ‘Strong-Armed’ A Teenage Kyrie Irving Away From Playing For Australia

    Uproxx "Australia’s national basketball team boasts a number of solid NBA players. Guys like Andrew Bogut, Matthew Dellavedova, and Patty Mills all start for Australia, and while none of them are All-NBA guys, they’re all good basketball players. It’s not a stretch to say that Kyrie Irving is a better..." August 11

  • How Coach K stoked Kyrie Irving's Olympic fire

    Yahoo! Sports "Kyrie Irving can’t call it luck because he knows that chance favors the prepared. And he can’t be described as indestructible because he’s been knocked down more than enough times to have his durability questioned. What Irving has going for him is a knack for overcoming the challenges of his..." August 10

  • Kyrie Irving: 'Having a chance for a gold in the Olympics is a dream come true'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "After winning the NBA championship, something Kyrie Irving termed "the hardest thing" he's ever done, the Cleveland Cavaliers dazzling young point guard has his sights set on another piece of shiny hardware. "Having a chance to go for a gold in the Olympics is a dream come true," Irving said..." July 22

  • Kyrie Irving FaceTimed Kobe From The Locker Room After Game 7 "It all fell into place for Kyrie Irving. In the final minute of Game 7 of the NBA Finals, he broke a scoreless tie with a fadeaway 3-pointer over two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry. The Cavs proceeded to win the game and the series, and Irving etched his name in NBA glory forever. The dream..." July 15

  • Kyrie Irving on Next Season: "I Definitely Don't See Us as an Underdog"

    Complex "Kyrie Irving is having one hell of a summer. The star point guard won his first NBA championship in June when the Cleveland Cavaliers came back to defeat the 73-win Golden State Warriors in seven games. In August, Kyrie will suit up for Team USA in the Olympics alongside the likes of Kevin Durant,..." July 13

  • Kyrie plans to throw championship jabs at Warriors teammates in Rio

    The Score "Fresh off winning the NBA championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving is gearing up for the Olympics. He's the only Cavs representative on Team USA's roster after teammate LeBron James passed up the opportunity. Instead, joining Irving on the U.S. men's national team are some..." June 29

  • Kyrie Irving Talks About the Time He Challenged Kobe Bryant to a Game of 1-on-1 for $50K

    Complex "Do you remember the time a young Kyrie Irving challenged Kobe Bryant to a game of 1-on-1 back in 2012? Irving does! During a Team USA workout in Las Vegas, Irving—who had just been drafted by the Cavaliers—started talking trash to Kobe and told him that he could beat him in a game of 1-on-1...." June 29

  • Kyrie Irving responds to ‘white girls’ yacht party comments

    Larry Brown Sports "Kyrie Irving took a lot of heat on social media Friday for supposedly throwing a party on a yacht in the Bahamas that seemed to feature only white women on the boat. The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard decided to respond a day later and set the record straight. Kyrie shared a photo on Instagram..." June 27

  • Kyrie Irving, Harrison Barnes accept U.S. invites, fill out roster

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has accepted an invitation to play for Team USA in this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, league sources told ESPN on Saturday. Sources told ESPN that Irving, after deliberating all week following the Cavaliers' championship run, has informed USA..." June 25

  • Kyrie Irving says foot injury won't keep him from Game 7

    ESPN "Kyrie Irving injured his left foot in the second half of the Cleveland Cavaliers' 115-101 Game 6 win over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday but vows he will be ready for Game 7 on Sunday in Oakland, California. "I'm good," Irving said when asked about his foot after putting up 23 points, 4..." June 17

  • Kyrie Irving's best game gets Cavs back into Finals

    USA Today "Kyrie Irving just finished an interview with NBA TV and sat at his locker texting. Wearing a plaid shirt and red-bandana patterned shoes, Irving had one interview left. But before he addressed a roomful of reporters, he told USA TODAY Sports, “I want to enjoy this, but I can’t. We still have..." June 14

  • Why Cavs' season may rest on Kyrie Irving

    Yahoo! Sports "As the Cavaliers left the floor on Sunday, music blaring, a capacity crowd roaring, the most successful team in NBA history celebrating another NBA Finals rout around them, one thing was abundantly clear: LeBron James cannot win this series alone. The hyped James-Stephen Curry battle of the best..." June 08

  • Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love were supposed to make the Cavaliers better. They haven’t.

    Washington Post "With Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love watching from the sidelines last spring, the Cleveland Cavaliers pushed the Golden State Warriors to six games in the NBA Finals. So, the thinking went, with both of Cleveland’s supporting stars healthy for the playoff push, the Cavaliers would have a better..." June 06

  • Draymond Not Happy When Asked About Kicking Kyrie

    Black Sports Online "Draymond Green played a great game and was a huge part of the Golden State run at the end of the 3rd quarter but once again his wild feet were the topic of discussion post-game and for good reason. " June 03

  • Draymond Green on kick to Kyrie Irving: 'Bodies react a certain type of way'

    USA Today "Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green — whose groin kick to Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams in the Western Conference finals led to league-wide speculation — was involved in another leg-flailing incident in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. As Green fell backwards to..." June 03

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert, and Jordan McRae Could Be the Next Great R&B Group

    Complex "Move over Lil' Kev and make room for Cleveland's Child. While Richard Jefferson is utilizing his downtime in the playoffs to build up the legend of unofficial Cavs mascot and Kevin Love look-alike Lil' Kev, Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert, and Jordan McRae are putting in their 10,000 hours in order to..." May 28

  • Drake says in Instagram post Kyrie Irving 'gave' Raptors two wins

    ESPN "One game after roasting LeBron James on Instagram, Toronto Raptors global ambassador Drake was in the house for Game 4 in Toronto. This time, it was Kyrie Irving who was the target of Drake's social media ire following the Raptors' Game 4 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. In the two games in..." May 24

  • Irving says he's OK after leaving Game 3 early

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Cleveland Cavaliers lost their first game of the postseason, falling to the Toronto Raptors, 99-84, on Saturday night. But the scoreboard wasn't the worst sight of the evening for the Cavs. Kyrie Irving walked to the locker room in noticeable pain with around a minute remaining, taking..." May 22