TAG: Kyrie Irving

Video, Video Games / Sep 16, 2014 / 12:30 pm

New NBA 2K15 Trailer “The Land” Features Revamped Cavs Starting Lineup Intros

LeBron James

The colossal NBA 2K franchise is launching NBA 2K15 in less than a month (Oct. 7) after an offseason that included a usually bereft Cavs franchise landing LeBron James and Kevin Love. In 2K’s new trailer for the game, “The Land,” we get a sneak peek at the refurbished starting lineup introductions for the Cavs featuring ‘Bron, Love, recent FIBA World Cup MVP, Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters and Anderson Varejao. Cavs fans rejoice. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Sep 15, 2014 / 12:30 pm

These 360 Degree Videos Of Team USA Posing With Gold Medals Are Awesome

Derrick Rose, James Harden

Derrick Rose, James Harden (photo. FIBA Vine)

Among the things we loved most about the World Cup were the unique replays and camera angles offered by the FIBA broadcast team. We were privy to awesome views of the games in Spain to which we simply aren’t accustomed from NBA action, and it made the rare August-September basketball even better than we were anticipating. Though Team USA took down upstart Serbia in the gold medal game yesterday and officially ended the tournament in the process, the FIBA experience was far from over for fans. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Video / Sep 14, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Watch Team USA Get The Gold And Do The Shmoney Dance…Except Derrick Rose

USA Basketball Schmoney Dance

USA Basketball Schmoney Dance (photo. @usatodaynba)

Welp, it was a foregone conclusion after Kyrie Irving went off in the first quarter against Serbia, but the USA is again world champion after winning the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Following the presentation of their gold medals and the lifting of the Naismith trophy on the winning podium, they all did the ubiquitous Shmoney dance except one player — who has a history of declining dance opportunities. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, GIFs / Sep 14, 2014 / 4:40 pm

Video: Kyrie Irving’s First Quarter Scoring Bonanza & Pretty Euro-Step

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving started off today’s gold medal game by missing a layup, but he hasn’t miss much since on his way to 15 first-quarter points and a 35-21 US lead that put them in the driver’s seat to capture their second consecutive world championship and extend their 62-game and counting (44 international and 18 exhibition) winning streak. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Latest News / Sep 9, 2014 / 10:45 am

Kyrie Irving “Couldn’t Even Sit Down” Against Mexico

Kyrie Irving USA Basketball

During USA Basketball‘s 86-63 walloping of Mexico on Saturday in their final game of group play before the single-elimination round starts today, Kyrie Irving played 24 minutes after suffering a scary fall the game before against the Ukraine. Except, after suiting up against Mexico, now comes word he was so sore he couldn’t even sit down. Read More »

Dime Training / Sep 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Learn Kyrie Irving’s Signature Crossover With I Love Basketball TV

Coach Rocky

We can’t guarantee that this instructional video will have you handling like Kyrie Irving, but it will certainly get you on the track to doing so. Watch Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV teach you an easy way to master the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar’s signature crossover. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Latest News / Sep 5, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Despite Soreness, Kyrie Irving Will Play Tomorrow Against Mexico

Kyrie Irving

Despite soreness gleaned from a nasty fall in Team USA’s win against Ukraine on Thursday, Kyrie Irving will play tomorrow in the World Cup’s Round of 16 versus Mexico. Read More »

Latest News / Sep 4, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Kyrie Irving Takes Hard Fall Versus Ukraine, Says He’s “Good”

Kyrie Irving

The only thing worse for USA Basketball than failing to win the FIBA World Cup would be if another of its stars suffers a serious injury. That awful possibility appeared reality for a few fleeting moments Thursday after Kyrie Irving took a hard fall – and stayed on the ground – late in Team USA’s sleepy 95-71 win over Ukraine. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 1, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Building The Brand: Players Who Deserve Their Own Signature Line

adidas Crazylight Boost

When Nike took a chance in 1984-85 to give a rookie out of North Carolina by the name of Michael Jordan his own sneaker line, the marketing world in sports changed forever. Nike has become one of the most recognized brands in the world, while MJ has built an empire that is producing millions from retro releases. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Smack / Aug 30, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving & James Harden Jaw At Each Other During Shooting Contest

Kyrie Irving, James Harden

Gotta love this. Team USA is in Spain today readying to take on Finland at 3:30 p.m. ET in their first game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, previously referred to as the World Championships. Heralded starting guards, James Harden and Kyrie Irving, showed during a shooting contest at practice their competitive juices are already flowing. Read More »