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Kyrie Irving

NBA Player Kyrie Irving
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Profession: NBA Player

Nationality:
United States of America
American

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.

Born: March 23, 1992
Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Age: 29 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries

Historical Events

  • 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
  • 2019-10-23 All Star point guard Kyrie Irving pours in 50 points, setting a new NBA record for points on debut with a new team as his Brooklyn Nets go down 127-126 at home to the Minnesota Timberwolves

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