Kyrie Andrew Irving
Born in Melbourne, Australia
Kyrie Irving was born in Melbourne, Australia to American parents. His father played professional ball in Australia. The Irvings relocated to West Orange, New Jersey where Kyrie grew up. He vowed to play in the NBA in fourth grade. After fifth grade he was offered a scholarship to Boston University. Kyrie was phenomenon by middle school. In high school he was a regular in the national spotlight. Choosing Duke over Boston U, he played only one year before declaring for the draft.
The Cleveland Cavaliers claimed Kyrie with the first pick of the 2011 draft. He won Rookie of the Year honors his first year. Celebrated as one of the NBA's brightest new stars, Kyrie built on early success. Back to back All-Star selections made him a household name. Cementing his place among the NBA's elite, he led the Cavaliers to their first ever Finals victory. Kyrie found his way to Boston in 2017 where his father had many connections. As the face of the franchise, Kyrie has continued his All-Star ways. With him at the helm, many see Boston as the team to beat in the East.
- Kyrie is on record as stating his belief the world is flat. He has since recanted..
- He can play the baritone saxophone.
- As of 2017, Kyrie is committed to a plant-based diet.
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