Kyrie Andrew Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association.
He was named the Rookie of the Year after being selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia, on March 23, 1992; the son of Drederick Irving and Elizabeth Irving, American expatriates.
Irving enjoys reading and has a journal. He also likes to sing, dance, and play the baritone sax.
His godfather is former NBA player Rod Strickland. His cousin, Isaiah Briscoe, was a highly rated basketball player who played at the University of Kentucky before declaring for the 2017 NBA draft.
Irving and his ex-girlfriend have a daughter. In May 2011, Irving made a promise to his father to finish his bachelor’s degree at Duke within five years.
However, in 2016, having not achieved his degree, he claimed he was putting his plans on hold, stating, “when I leave the game of basketball, then I’ll focus on the next step of my life”. In 2015, he launched his PSD Underwear collection.
Kyrie Irving Shoes: What is Kyrie’s new shoe?
The Nike Kyrie 7 is the seventh silhouette in Kyrie Irving’s signature sneaker line with NIKE, Inc.
The shoes were officially released in November 2020 in multiple colorways inspired by Kyrie’s love of music, fashion, art, and most importantly, his cultural roots.
Is there going to be a Kyrie 7?
The Kyrie 7 Expressions shoe sells for an average of $219 on the site. “This quarter’s launches in basketball, including the LeBron 18 and the Kyrie 7, have sold incredibly well,” Nike CEO John Donahoe said in an earning’s call last year.