Thursday, 1 September 2016

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1992 on March 23. At the age of two he was relocated to the United States of America. Irving’s father (Drederick Irving) played basketball at Boston University & also played professionally for the Bulleen Boomers. At the age of 4 Kyrie’s mother (Elizabeth Irving) died from an illness. Leaving his dad to raise him with the help of his aunts until his father fell in love with Kyrie’s step-mother, Shetellia Irving. Kyrie has an older sister named Asia Irving & a younger sister named London Irving.

Kyrie is a professional basketball player & plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Before Kyrie entered the 2011 NBA draft he played college basketball for Duke University. His inspiration to play in the NBA came during a school trip when he was 8 - 9 years old. He was Round 1; Pick: 1st overall, selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers when the NBA draft was being held in 2011. His coach for Cavs is Tyronn Lue, who is a 2x NBA champion. Kyrie’s position is point guard & his jersey is No.2. This year Kyrie Irving played basketball representing Team USA at the Rio Olympics.

Born: March 23, 1992 (age 24), Melbourne, Australia
Height: 1.91 m
Current team: Cleveland Cavaliers (#2 / Point guard)
Salary: 17.64 million USD (2016)

NBA draft: 2011, Cleveland Cavaliers (Round: 1 / Pick: 1)
Parents: Drederick Irving, Elizabeth Irving


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