Kyrie Irving is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA. Equipped with impressive hand skills and a unique vision of the game, Kyrie is considered one of the best shooters and shooters at his position. He won the NBA championship in 2016 with the Cleveland Cavaliers, proving to be a dominant force in the league. Not only is he a talented player, but he is also known for his charitable efforts and his involvement in the fight for social justice. His charismatic personality and spectacular playing style make him one of the most loved and followed players in the NBA. After five seasons with the Brooklyn Nets, he moved in 2023 to the Dallas Mavericks.
After completing excellent seasons at St. Patrick High School, in 2010-11 he moved to Duke University where, however, due to a ligament injury, he only played 11 games. However, these were enough to positively impress the experts with important statistics (20.5 points per game, 46% from three), so much so that he was considered the favorite for the first choice in the 2011 NBA Draft. Very agile and fast player, gifted with great ball control and excellent dribbling, very skilled at making crossovers, finishing at the rim with lay-ups and reverses, creating shots and shooting 3-pointers. He is also good at scoring in clutch times. He is also one of the best interpreters of the jelly lay-up technique which consists in giving an effect to the ball such that it bounces off the backboard and goes in. Naturally right-footed, he is nevertheless capable of shooting and going to the rim effectively with the other hand, making him an ambidextrous player.