Kyrie Irving, Guard, Cleveland
Copywriter, J. Sisko |Date Updated on: 4-24-12
The Work Is Never Over
Kyrie Irving grew up around the game of basketball. His father Drederick, the former all-time scorer at Boston University, played professional basketball in Australia before relocating to New Jersey with two-year-old Kyrie. After averaging 24.5 points, 4.5 rebounds, 6.5 assists and 1.6 steals per game as a high school senior, Irving went on to play college ball at Duke University for legendary coach Mike K before being selected as the number one pick in the 2011 Draft by Cleveland.
He says he will always appreciate the sacrifices a lot of people made to get him where he is today, especially his father. He even made a promise to his Dad to go back and finish his bachelor's degree at Duke. That's why you can believe him when he says: "The work is never over."
Kyrie Irving is a point guard who does a lot of cutting, so he needs a comfortable basketball shoe that performs on the court. He prefers a lightweight sneaker like the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 that "fits what my game is."
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