Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kyrie Irving Proved He's Ready to Take the Throne

    Complex "In a Game 4 matchup against the Boston Celtics where LeBron James faced unprecedented foul trouble that forced him to sit for much of the first half, Kyrie Irving was the king of the Cleveland Cavaliers. The game was teetering on the edge for the Cavs, as they trailed by as many as 16 points..." May 24

  • Kyrie Irving: Cavs were served ‘slice of humble pie’

    Larry Brown Sports "There’s been a common theme among some of the Cleveland Cavaliers following their Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics on Sunday night. The Cavs were up by 21 points in the third quarter and allowed the Celtics to get back in the game and eventually win it by three points. Cleveland was up 2-0 in..." May 22

  • LaVar Ball Has a Strong, Uninformed Opinion About Kyrie Irving's Family

    The Big Lead "LaVar Ball made the rounds at FS1 earlier this week. That included a stop at The Herd with Colin Cowherd where he had a heated confrontation with Kristine Leahy. He also appeared on Undisputed where he responded to Kyrie Irving who had said he needed to let “Lonzo be Lonzo.” Not only does Kyrie..." May 20

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving hints at early retirement in interview

    247 Sports "Kyrie Irving may be looking at an early retirement. Despite being just 25 years of age and arguably not even in the prime of his career yet, Irving recently hinted at possibly retiring early during an interview on Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye's podcast While Irving pretty much ruled..." May 18

  • Kyrie Irving, the Untold Story: From Musical-Loving Kid to Ferocious Superstar

    Bleacher Report "It was the first day of school for Kyrie Irving. Later, of course, he'd be Rookie of the Year, All-Star Game MVP, NBA champion, and now he's back in the Eastern Conference Finals, looking for more. But first, picture a 15-year-old, nervously walking the halls of St. Patrick High School in New..." May 17

  • Kyrie offers advice to LaVar Ball on Lonzo: 'You got to let go'

    ESPN "Kyrie Irving, as a former NBA lottery pick whose development at point guard was pushed during his formative years by his omnipresent father, Dred Irving, can relate to Lonzo Ball. However, there came a certain point when Dred allowed his son to make decisions on his own, and Kyrie believes Lonzo..." May 12

  • Lue: Crazy to think I need permission from Love, Irving to bench them

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was unhappy Saturday about how a key decision he made in Game 3 of the team's first-round series with the Indiana Pacers was being portrayed in the media. After he benched Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love in the fourth quarter of the Cavs' 119-114..." April 23

  • Kyrie: LeBron 'still amazes me'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Exhausted after playing the entire second half and willing his team back from a 25-point halftime deficit, LeBron James sat at the podium by himself while being peppered with questions, from his 3-point shooting to the contributions by the bench to admiration for rapper Kendrick Lamar, who James..." April 21

  • Kyrie Irving: Cavs' off day 'terrible for me and my knee'

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kyrie Irving said his surgically repaired left knee bothered him so much on the Cavs' off day Thursday that it was "a terrible day for me and my knee." "I mean it's never easy, even the year after, just to realize that you have plates and screws in your knee and stuff like that," Irving said,..." April 08

  • Tyronn Lue to rest LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, but not until Cavs clinch East

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Tyronn Lue said he plans to rest LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, but not until the Cavaliers clinch the No. 1 seed in the East. The Cavs lead the Celtics by 1 1/2 games with four to play. Their magic number is two. Lue said James and Irving would play until this thing is wrapped up, and then..." April 08

  • Kyrie Irving on flagrant foul to avenge LeBron: 'I gotta protect my brother'

    CBS Sports "Kryie Irving is known as a lot of things in the NBA -- a supremely talented ball-handler, a knock-down shooter, a clutch performer. One thing he’s certainly not known for is being an enforcer. But that changed in the first quarter of the Cavliers’ 122-105 win over the Sixers on Friday. Irving..." April 01

  • Kyrie Irving Blames Himself for Cavs’ Recent Struggles

    SLAM Online "The Cavaliers were blown out by the Spurs on Monday night, losing 103-74. Kyrie Irving shot 4-13 in that game and finished with 8 points, which ties his lowest scoring output of the season and only the second time in 65 games he hasn’t scored at least 11 points this season. The Cavs have..." March 29

  • Cavs' Tyronn Lue says Kyrie Irving is one of the top-three point guards in the NBA

    CBS Sports "After Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving scored eight points on 4-for-13 shooting in a 103-74 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, coach Tyronn Lue paid him a compliment. When talking about his team’s fatigue, Lue casually called Irving one of the three best point guards in the NBA. “I..." March 28

  • Kyrie Irving unconcerned by Cavs' slump: 'Every journey is different'

    ESPN "It was months before LeBron James made the chase-down block he’d later call the “defining play” of his career. And well before Kyrie Irving hit the 3-pointer over Steph Curry that would be dubbed the biggest shot in NBA history by the Wall Street Journal. And even prior to the Cleveland Cavaliers..." March 25

  • Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving downplays sore left knee: 'As of right now I'm fine'

    CBS Sports "Kyrie Irving sat for the entire fourth quarter of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 91-83 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday because of a sore left knee, but the guard said after the game it wasn’t a big deal. Irving told reporters, via, that his knee had been sore for 48 hours and..." March 18

  • Injuries to Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert 'nothing serious' according to Tyronn Lue

    ESPN "On the same night the Cavaliers welcomed Kevin Love back to the lineup, the snakebit club had to finish its 91-83 win over the Utah Jazz on Thursday with two new injuries to its starting backcourt. Kyrie Irving sat the entire fourth quarter with tightness in his left knee. Iman Shumpert left..." March 17

  • Kyrie Irving going to visit his 'masseuse,' Cavaliers may need witch doctor with all these injuries

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kyrie Irving said he's going to see his "masseuse" because of his sore left knee. Iman Shumpert will probably stick to doctors and trainers for his sprained left shoulder. At any rate, the Cavs are feeling fortunate the injuries sustained by their two starting guards in a 91-83 win over the..." March 17

  • Cavs' Kyrie Irving says an ex-Cavs player visited him in a dream to say goodbye

    CBS Sports "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving returned to the “Road Trippin’” podcast with Richard Jefferson, Channing Frye and Allie Clifton, the show where he told the world he belived the world is a flat . If you’re hoping that things got weird again, then rejoice: This time, Irving said his friend..." March 15

  • How Kyrie Irving became the best dribbler in the NBA

    The Undefeated "Pay attention to the crowd and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ bench when Kyrie Irving is about to dribble. Irving’s bag of tricks includes quick crossovers, hesitation moves and hard dribbles that can lead to step-back or step-side jumpers. There is also his trademark baseline dribble to an athletic..." March 06

  • LeBron James defends Kyrie Irving: ‘If he decides the Earth is flat, that’s ok’

    Sportsnaut "Kyrie Irving caused quite the stir when he asserted the Earth is actually flat, not round as everyone knows to be the truth, during All-Star week. Whether he actually believes it or not remains to be seen, as NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he was just “trying to be provocative.” Either..." February 19

  • Draymond Green sides with Kyrie Irving’s ‘earth is flat’ stance

    San Jose Mercury News "Warriors forward Draymond Green and Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving have something in common besides their championship rings and Nike endorsements. “Ky got me thinking about that, though,” Green said on his Dray Day podcast for Uninterrupted, co-hosted by yours truly. “I’m rocking with Ky. … How..." February 19

  • Adam Silver has fun with Kyrie Irving's flat-earth comments at All-Star press conference "In a sign of how well things are going these days for the NBA, one of the big subplots to 2017 All-Star Weekend dealt with the purported view by one of the players here that the Earth is flat. It also set up the best line so far through Saturday night’s events, courtesy of commissioner Adam..." February 19

  • Jimmy Butler on who he would play with if he had the choice: Kyrie Irving

    Pro Basketball Talk "Jimmy Butler has played with some pretty solid players in the NBA, but when the Chicago Bulls star was asked on Friday who he would pick to play with if he had the choice, with no other considerations attached, he went for one dude: Cleveland Cavaliers PG Kyrie Irving. Now don’t get too rattled..." February 18

  • Kyrie Irving says the Earth is undeniably flat: 'This is not even a conspiracy theory'

    SI "Let’s get this out of the way right off the bat: the Earth is not flat. Most people know this, but the internet has given rise to a growing group of meme-happy people who believe Earth is flat and surrounded by walls of ice, and that NASA has been fabricating evidence to the contrary. That’s..." February 18

  • Pepsi, Cavs star Kyrie Irving collaborating on Uncle Drew film

    ESPN "Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving will star in a movie that will turn his Pepsi commercial character, Uncle Drew, into a full-length feature film, a company official confirmed Thursday. "Pepsi and Kyrie Irving are looking forward to expanding the Uncle Drew universe," Lou Arbetter, who is..." February 16

  • Kyrie Irving Paying Tuition of Student From His Former HS Dealing With Serious Medical Condition

    Black Sports Online "Kyrie Irving is quickly becoming a philanthropists off the court. Irving starred at St. Patrick’s High School in New Jersey, so when he was informed of 12-year-old Spencer Joyner and his medical struggles, Kyrie decided to lend a helping hand. Joyner is struggling with a condition called..." January 14

  • Kyrie Irving offers to pay Richard Jefferson's fine for taunting tech

    ESPN "Cavaliers veteran swingman Richard Jefferson was assessed a technical foul for taunting after he smiled and winked -- yes, winked -- at the Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant in the fourth quarter of Cleveland's 109-108 come-from-behind victory on Christmas Day. "I was a little bit surprised..." December 26

  • Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving get special instant trading cards to commemorate performances

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving turned in a pair of signature performances last week, and Cavaliers fans will not have to wait for special trading cards to capture the moments. The cards are already available online. Trading card company Panini America has released special collectibles on..." November 29