Profession: NBA Player
Why Famous: Named NBA Rookie of the Year for the 2011-2012 season, Irving played for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2011 to 2017, when he signed up with the Boston Celtics.
He was named NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player in 2014. In 2016 he was part of the US national team that won gold at the Rio Olympics.
- 2011-06-23 NBA Draft: Duke point guard Kyrie Irving first pick Cleveland Cavaliers
- 2014-02-16 63rd NBA All-Star Game, Smoothie King Centre, New Orleans, LA: East beats West, 163-155; MVP: Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers, G
- 2019-06-30 Brooklyn Nets load up on elite NBA talent on first day of free agency; sign Kevin Durant from Golden State, Kyrie Irving from Boston and DeAndre Jordan from NY Knicks