Stories tagged: Kyrie Irving
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Kyrie Irving, Celtics beat Hawks 110-99 for 15th straight victory
Kyrie Irving scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added a career-high 27 and the Boston Celtics won their 15th straight game with a 110-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
NBA capsules: Kyrie Irving returns as Celtics win 13th straight
Kyrie Irving returned to the lineup and scored 25 points while wearing a mask, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 109-102 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
LeBron James vs. Kyrie Irving the latest entry in NBA rivalries
LeBron James loves rivalries. Ohio State-Michigan. North Carolina-Duke. Cowboys-Redskins. Those are some of the favorite matchups he’s cited over the years, ones that have been honed by the flowing of …
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
Snagged: AP sources say Cavs reviewing Irving-Thomas trade
CLEVELAND – Just when it appeared the Cavaliers’ chaotic summer had calmed, there’s a flare-up. That blockbuster deal between Cleveland and Boston is stuck.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
Boston bound: Cavs trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas, more
The Cavaliers pulled off a blockbuster trade, dealing All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics for star guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and a 2018 …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 6:17 p.m.
Kyrie Irving saves his best for when Cavs face Finals elimination
OAKLAND, Calif. – Whether it’s his lightning-quick dribble, supreme confidence that doesn’t seem to waver or ability to score from almost anywhere on the court, Kyrie Irving seems to be …
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers end Golden State’s perfect postseason run in Game 4 rout
LeBron James recorded a triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and Cleveland outperformed the NBA’s most electrifying offense in a testy Game 4 filled with technical fouls on Friday night, …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
NBA playoff capsules: 37 points each for Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving in respective victories
Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points for Cleveland in …
Sun., Dec. 25, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Irving clutch against Warriors again as Cavs win 109-108
With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 5:03 p.m.
AP source: Irving, Barnes finish US Olympic basketball team
The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio. Kyrie Irving and Harrison Barnes accepted spots on the team to fill out the Americans’ 12-player Olympic squad, a person with …
Tue., June 21, 2016, 6:20 p.m.
Many freshmen have fared well with NBA one-and-done rule
Last season was the year of the senior in college basketball. Thursday’s NBA draft is not.
Thu., June 16, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
LeBron James, Cavaliers down Warriors to force Game 7
LeBron James scored 41 points, Kyrie Irving added 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the NBA Finals packing for California by beating the rattled Golden State Warriors 115-101 on Thursday …
Mon., June 13, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving each score 41 as Cavs stave off elimination with 112-97 win over Warriors
LeBron James laughed at Klay Thompson’s comments this week about the NBA being a man’s league. Instead, he thought of a punishment far worse than anything he could say.
Wed., June 8, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving power Cavs past Warriors in Game 2
LeBron James scored 32 points, Kyrie Irving added 30 and the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, hammered the Golden State Warriors 120-90 in Game …
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Hilton Hotels apologizes to Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving for bed bugs
Hilton Hotels apologized Tuesday after Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving said he was bitten by bed bugs during a weekend stay in downtown Oklahoma City.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, 7:20 p.m.
Kyrie Irving nearing return with Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving’s eyes are pointed forward, and once he’s back on the floor the Cavaliers star guard intends to keep looking ahead.
Sat., June 6, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers lose Kyrie Irving for rest of NBA Finals
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off Chicago and swept past Atlanta, even when Kyrie Irving wasn’t available. Now they have to find their way past the Golden State …
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014
Irving chosen USA Basketball’s top male athlete
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, the MVP of the Basketball World Cup, was honored Sunday as the USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year. Irving started in all nine games …
Wed., July 2, 2014
Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers agree to five-year, $90 million contract extension
Kyrie Irving isn’t going anywhere. Dogged by rumors that he has wanted out of Cleveland, Irving and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert tweeted Tuesday morning that they have agreed to terms …
Sun., April 6, 2014
Bobcats clinch playoffs with OT win over Cavs
Al Jefferson scored 24 points, including seven in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats clinched a playoff spot with a 96-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night in Cleveland. …
Sun., Feb. 16, 2014, 10:18 p.m.
MVP Irving leads East to All-Star win
Kyrie Irving had 31 points and 14 assists and was voted the game’s MVP, Carmelo Anthony made a record eight 3-pointers and scored 30 points, and the East rallied for …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
Snapshot: Four first-timers voted to start NBA All-Star game
Stephen Curry (pictured), Kevin Love, Paul George and Kyrie Irving have been voted NBA All-Stars, putting four first-time starters in the Feb. 16 game in New Orleans. Kobe Bryant was …
Mon., May 14, 2012
Irving rookie of year
A person familiar with the voting says Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving has been chosen the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Irving’s selection isn’t a surprise since he led all first-year …