TAG: Kyrie Irving

GIFs / Dec 23, 2014 / 8:00 pm

GIF: Kyrie Irving Dribbles Through Multiple Defenders, Hits Tough Floater

Kyrie Irving

This is about how we thought tonight’s game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves would go. Watch Kyrie Irving dribble through several defenders and finish with a beautiful tear-drop over the outstretched arms of Gorgui Dieng. Read More »

Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade Are Giving “No Gifts” To Opponents This Christmas

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. NBA)

This is the season of giving. And while NBA stars like Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade, and Steph Curry are putting their fortune to generous use off the court, they won’t be doing so onit. In this amusing new spot from the NBA, watch Irving, Wade, Curry, and more fuel training in advance of Christmas day games by insisting they’re giving “no gifts” this season. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Photos: LeBron, Kyrie, KG Wear “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts Before Cavs-Nets

LeBron James

NBA players are taking a stand. After Derrick Rose wore an “I Can’t Breathe” shirt on Saturday in support of Eric Garner and protests related to recent police killings, other players are following suit tonight. LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Garnett, and more all donned the tees prior to Monday’s matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Brooklyn Nets. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 6, 2014 / 2:15 am

GIF: Kyrie Irving’s Defensive Hustle Leads To LeBron’s Behind-The-Back Dime

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

Perhaps it was the shoes? Cavs point guard — and newest Nike signature athlete — Kyrie Irving has made a point to become a better defender this season. In one electrifying sequence Friday night against the Raptors, he showed off his new-found commitment on that side of the court. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 5, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Nike Unveils Kyrie 1 & We Test Them On the Court

Kyrie Irving with the Nike KYRIE 1

When talking to famed Nike designer Leo Chang on Wednesday night, we were struck by something he said about Kyrie Irving‘s cotinuous movement on the hardwood. After Chang watched film and broke down what Irving was looking for in his first signature shoe, the KYRIE 1, he saw that Irving’s feet would sometimes get almost parallel to the floor on a particularly quick cut. While we don’t have a fraction of the quickness — or really anything else related to Cavs point guard — in our game, we did get to try the Kyrie 1 later in the night. Read More »

Video / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Kyrie Irving Drop Season High 37 On Knicks

Iman Shumpert, Kyrie Irving

Iman Shumpert, Kyrie Irving (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Thursday night’s TNT opening matchup between the New York Knicks and the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers was surprisingly tight, considering the major struggles of the Knicks in this early season. The day after Nike introduced him as a signature athlete and unveiled the KYRIE 1 – available to the public just before Christmas – Kyrie Irving broke out for a monster game at basketball’s biggest stage in the world, Madison Square Garden. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 9:15 am

Video: Kyrie Irving’s Lefty Teardrop Seals It For Cavs

Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert, Amar'e Stoudemire

The last 48 hours have been a whirlwind for Cavs point guard Kyrie Irving. The 2014 NBA All-Star MVP saw his first signature shoe unveiled by Nike and wore the Kyrie 1 “Dream” colorway last night when he scored a game-high 37 points to lead the Cavs over the Knicks at the Garden, 90-87. Kyrie’s last bucket to seal the win may have been one of his most difficult, too. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 4, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving Switch Hands In Mid-Air For Gorgeous Reverse Layup

Kyrie Irving, Quincy Acy

Kyrie Irving, Quincy Acy (photo. James Herbert YouTube)

Plays like this are surely what the folks at Nike Basketball had in mind when they elected to make Kyrie Irving their fourth active signature athlete. Watch the Cleveland Cavaliers star show off his wizardry with the ball on this gorgeous reverse layup versus the New York Knicks. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 3, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Nike Basketball Introduces Kyrie Irving As Signature Athlete, Unveils Kyrie 1

Kyrie Irving

LeBron James. Kobe Bryant. Kevin Durant. Those aren’t just the three biggest names in the game of basketball, but the players whose lines of footwear and apparel are among the most successful in sports. And whether or not he’s ready to join that esteemed trio on the floor, Kyrie Irving will be doing so off of it. In association with Facebook, Nike Basketball introduced the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star point guard as its latest signature athlete. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 29, 2014 / 9:00 pm

GIF: Kyrie Irving Grabs Rebound, Throws Perfect Outlet Pass In Mid-Air

Kyrie Irving

Kevin Love’s rebounding and passing exploits must be rubbing off on the Cleveland Cavaliers. Watch Kyrie Irving grab the board and throw a perfect outlet pass to Shawn Marion for a dunk all in one motion. Read More »