TAG: Kyrie Irving

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 »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Aug 27, 2014 / 1:30 pm

LeBron James To Dion Waiters: “Be Ready”

Dion Waiters, LeBron James

LeBron James might have more confidence in teammate Dion Waiters than anyone else in the NBA. Since the four-time MVP announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in July, those close to James have insisted that he has special appreciation for Waiters’ mostly unrealized talents. And now comes a report that a call LeBron made to Waiters before his decision was made public confirms that belief. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, GIFs / Aug 27, 2014 / 10:00 am

GIF: Goran Dragic’s Double Crossover Against Team USA

Goran Dragic, Kyrie Irving

The USA – Slovenia game on Tuesday afternoon seemed like a cakewalk for the USA. They won every quarter, and cruised to a 101-71 victory that kept them undefeated in international play since 2006. Still, Goran Dragic continued to show flashes of brilliance for Slovenia and on one sequence proved why he was a third team All-NBA selection last season. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, GIFs, Latest News / Aug 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Video: Irving Fools Dragic With Sick Cross In Team USA’s Win over Slovenia

Kyrie Irving

Anthony Davis was Team USA’s best player in its 101-71 win over Slovenia today, but it was Kyrie Irving who provided the exhibition’s top highlight. Read More »