Kyrie Irving is known as an American basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association. He is most famous for helping the Cleveland Cavaliers win their first NBA championship.
Kyrie Irving was born on March 23, 1992 in Melbourne, Australia. His father, Drederick Irving, was an amazing basketball player in his own right. An All-City player at Adlai Stevenson High School in the Bronx, he went on a celebrated career at Boston University, completing as the school's unequaled driving scorer in 1988. IHe played for Australia's Bulleen Boomers for a couple of years. While at BU, Drederick met Elizabeth Larson, a member of the volleyball crew and a traditionally prepared piano player. They married and moved to Elizabeth's old neighborhood close to Seattle, Washington, before migrating to Australia for Drederick's basketball career. Elizabeth suddenly kicked the bucket at age 29 in 1996, in the wake of contracting sepsis.
Back in the U.S., Drederick Irving eventually settled in West Orange, New Jersey, bringing his young Kyrie along to his pickup basketball match-ups. Drenched in the game, Kyrie Irving proceeded to star at Montclair Kimberley Academy, a tuition based school known more for scholastics than sports, before moving to St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth. Along with future NBA pro-Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Irving drove St. Patrick to the state championship as a junior and earned a huge number of awards as a senior, including a selection to the McDonald's All-American group and Gatorade State High School Player of the Year awards.
Kyrie Irving was chosen by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, and in 2016, he collaborated with LeBron James to give the Cavaliers their first championship in franchise establishment history. Alongside his astonishing scoring capacity, Irving is known for his "Uncle Drew" commercials. Following six years in Cleveland, Irving proceeded onward to the Boston Celtics in 2017 and afterward the Brooklyn Nets in 2019.
In October 2019, Kyrie Irving had a challenging test as he took on a rising rookie, Ja Morant. Morant intrigued fans as his Memphis Grizzlies took out the Brooklyn Nets, 134-133. Considering Morant's 30-point, nine-assist impact, the No. 2 pick from Murray State intends to remain one of the most alluring on screen players at this next degree of basketball as he takes on top players like Irving.
Irving turned into a father in November 2015 with the introduction of little girl Azurie Elizabeth, named after his mother. Having isolated from the young lady's mom, Andrea Wilson, he before long affirmed he was dating R&B singer Kehlani, however they split a couple of months later.
Last Modified: Oct 12, 2021