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Current Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

Born: Mar 23, 1992 (25 years old)

Birthplace: Melbourne, Victoria (Australia)

Nationality: United States / Australia

Height: 6-3 (191cm)     Weight: 193 (88kg)

Hand: Right

Twitter: @KyrieIrving


Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Free Agent: PO-2019; UFA-2020

Current Agent: Jeffrey Wechsler

Draft Entry: 2011 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2011 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 1, Cleveland Cavaliers

Pre-Draft Team: Duke (Fr)

High School: St. Patrick High School [Elizabeth, New Jersey (United States)]

Kyrie Irving News

Kyrie Irving Suffering Soreness In Surgically Repaired Left Knee
Kyrie Irving underwent surgery on the knee in June of 2015.

Joe Vardon/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Completes USA's Olympic Roster
Kyrie Irving was the MVP of the 2014 Basketball World Cup.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Cavs Want Kyrie Irving To Be Quick With Attacks, Not Excessively Dribble
Kyrie Irving was aggressive for the Cavaliers in Game 1, but Tyronn Lue wants him to be quicker and not excessively dribble the ball.

RealGM Staff Report

Kyrie Irving Admits Toronto Crowd Made Him Discombulated
LeBron James openly says the way the Cavaliers play starts with Kyrie Irving.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Cavs' Big 3 On 'Same Wavelength' As Partnership Evolves
The Cavaliers remain unbeaten in the playoffs as a greater level of chemistry has formed between LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

LeBron Compares Chris Paul To Stockton While Watching 1997 WCF
LeBron James was live-Tweeting watching Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals of 1997 between the Jazz and Rockets.

Ryan McDonald/Deseret News

Kyrie Irving: Cavs Remain 'The Team To Beat'
The Cavaliers have yet to wrap up homecourt advantage in the Eastern Conference as the Raptors have closed the gap.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cavs Puzzled By Kyrie Irving's 28 Shot, 1 Assist Game
During one possession in the second quarter, Kyrie Irving dribbled for 24 seconds and went nowhere before settling for a tough mid-range jumper.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Scouts, Coaches: Real Disconnect Between LeBron James, Kyrie Irving
One scout who saw the Cavaliers play recently called the on-court chemistry between LeBron James and Kyrie Irving as "basically nonexistent."

Chris Mannix/The Vertical

Kyrie Irving Denies Wanting Out Of Cleveland
Kyrie Irving said he's all about winning a championship for Cleveland.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Stephen A Smith: Kyrie Irving 'Ain't Too Happy Being In Cleveland
Kyrie Irving signed a five-year, max extension with the Cavaliers on July 1st of 2014 before the team signed LeBron James in free agency and later traded for Kevin Love.

Josh Hill/FanSided

Cavs Only Consider LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Untouchable In Trades
Both Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson were re-signed by the Cavaliers in the offseason to substantial multi-year deals.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Close To Havings Minutes Restriction Lifted
Kyrie Irving has yet to play more than 26 minutes.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving To Make Season Debut Sunday Against 76ers
The Cavaliers will monitor Kyrie Irving's minutes, but he's expected to start.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Not Making Debut On Thursday
Kyrie Irving was cleared to full contact more than a week ago and has been through a handful of practices without any issues.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Trying To Persuade Cavs To Activate Him
Kyrie Irving has completed his knee rehab and could return within the next few days.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Participates Fully In Practice For First Time Since Injury
Kyrie Irving still won't reveal a return date.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Cleared For Intensive Weight-Bearing Activities
Kyrie Irving's recovery timetable was scheduled for 3-4 months and he's now been out over five months.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Still Has 'Ways To Go' Before Returning
Kyrie Irving's daily work includes building up his legs and some on-court work.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Increasing Workload, No Timetable Yet On Return
Kyrie Irving underwent surgery on a fractured kneecap five months ago.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Plans Changes To Game To Avoid Injuries
Kyrie Irving has missed an average of 14 regular season games per season.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Could Be Out Until January
The rehabilitation of Kyrie Irving from a fractured kneecap is going smoothly, but he is almost certainly not going to be ready for the Cavaliers' opener on Oct. 27.

Chris Haynes/Cleveland Plain Dealer

Kyrie Irving Begins Rehab, Suffered No Cartilage Or Ligament Damage
Kyrie Irving is wearing a soft full leg cast.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Cavs Contend Kyrie Irving's Injury Was Due To Contact
David Blatt said Kyrie Irving playing 44 minutes was not a factor in weakening his knee and leaving him susceptible to injury.

Dave McMenamin/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Undergoes Successful Surgery On Broken Knee Cap
Kyrie Irving's return to basketball activity is projected to be in three to four months.

RealGM Staff Report

Kyrie Irving Out 3-4 Months With Fractured Knee Cap
Kyrie Irving fractured his knee cap in overtime of Game 1.

RealGM Staff Report

Irving's Camp, Cavaliers Have Had Tension Over Injury For Weeks
Kyrie Irving's visit to James Andrews during the Eastern Conference Finals was to get independent advice on the situation.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Kyrie Irving Exits Game 1 With Left Knee Injury
Kyrie Irving will undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the injury.

RealGM Staff Report

Kyrie Irving Will Play Game 1, Adjusting To Injury
Kyrie Irving has accepted the fact that he almost certainly won't be 100 percent for The NBA Finals.

Jeff Zillgitt/USA Today

LeBron Cites Irving As Major Reason He Returned To Cavs
LeBron James admitted that a major reason he returned to the Cavaliers last offseason was due to the future of Kyrie Irving.

Chris Fedor/Cleveland Plain Dealer

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