Kyrie Irving Weight, Early Career, Biography, and Net Worth
Kyrie Irving Weight – Kyrie Andrew Irving, professionally known by the name Kyrie Irving is an American professional basketball player. He plays for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
He plays in the point guard position and wears shirt number 11. Cleveland Cavaliers selected him with the 1st overall pick in the first round of 2011 NBA draft. He played for the Cavaliers from 2011 to 2017 before joining the Celtics. He helped the United States to win the FIBA World Cup in 2014.
He then transferred to St. Patrick High School, where he led the team to its third New Jersey Tournament of Champions title in four years.
He helped USA East to win the tournament title in the Nike Global Challenge in August 2009, where he was named MVP of the tournament.
He helped St. Patrick to win the Union County Tournament championship.
He was selected to the 2010 Junior National Select Team.
He also played in the 2010 McDonald’s All-American Game and the 2010 Jordan Brand Classic. He was named MVP along with Harrison Barnes.
He enrolled at Duke University, where his performance made him a strong contender for NCAA Freshman of the Year.
The game against Arizona at the NCAA Tournament became his last game at the college level. He forgo his final three seasons at Duke to enter the 2011 NBA draft.
Thus, Kyrie was born in Australia. And he holds dual American and Australian citizenship. When he was two years old, his family moved back to the United States. He grew up in West Orange, New Jersey.
He attended Montclair Kimberley Academy and St. Patrick High School. After graduating from high school, he attended Duke University, where he attended only for a year and declared himself for the 2011 NBA draft.
He was romantically linked with Callie Rivers, Andrea Wilson, Hannah Stocking, Natalie Garibotto, Kehlani, and Chantel Jeffries.
He speaks for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and supported their protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Irving and his sister were officially welcomed into the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in August 2018. His mother was a member of the tribe before her adoption.