Kyrie Irving out against Kings with thigh contusion

Kyrie Irving will not be in the lineup when the Boston Celtics take on the Sacramento Kings Wednesday night. The team made the announcement earlier this afternoon that the star point guard is suffering from a left thigh contusion. Though the Celtics will miss the 23.4 points and 7.0 assists per game that Irving provides, the young core and other Celtics have stepped up in Kyrie’s absence this year, going 9-2 without Irving, but we are no way suggesting the Celtics, at least this season, are better off without their…

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New images of the “Friends” Nike Kyrie 5

Back in January, we covered the initial images of a Nike Kyrie 5 inspired by the Celtics’ star guard favorite television show, Friends. It features a black upper and a white swoosh similar to that of the “Black Magic” colorway but instead of white, sports multi-colored hues on the Flytrap design. The logo of the well-known television show is found on the lateral heel; the same design is also present on the insole. A white Kyrie logo is located on the tongue, while black laces with orange interwoven laces finish…

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This Kyrie 5 celebrates the Chinese New Year

The Kyrie 5 is the latest silhouette to join the Year of the Pig celebration. This special edition Kyrie 5 features a black upper with the Bai Jia Yi pattern finding a home on the the heel as well as the Flytrap midfoot overlay. The Kyrie logo on the tongue is purple and the same color is used on the logo and Kyrie signature found on the red insole. The upper sits atop a black midsole with purple found along the lateral side of the forefoot. A white outsole with…

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Kyrie open to rejoining Lebron James?

The tearing asunder of the Kyrie , Lebron, Kevin Love triumvirate is well-known, although the exact reasons are not. Since Kyrie went easy to Boston, the two have occasionally trade thinly veiled ( and not so thinly-veiled) barbs at each other. The way things ended it would seem like the last thing one could expect to see was, outside of all-star or international play, the two of them running on the same team again and the two of the would want to keep it that way. Right? Well according to…

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Kyrie 5 inspired by his favorite television show

This Kyrie 5 draws its inspiration from Kyrie Irving’s favorite television show. The “Friends” edition of the Kyrie 5 sports a black mesh upper with with orange, turquoise and yellow hues finding a home on the Flytrap on the midfoot. White is the color of choice for the Kyrie logo on the tongue as well as the lateral Swoosh logo. Underneath that is the Friends logo(which Kyrie has a tattoo of on his forearm) from the television program. A strip of orange up front breaks up the otherwise black midsole.…

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Since the release of a limited Air Force One way back in 2005, Black History Month themed shoes have been a yearly staple from Nike. This year’s collection features shoes from Nike, Jordan Brand and Converse and includes the: Nike Lebron 16 Kyrie 5 KD 11 PG 3 Nike Air Force 1 Utility Flare 2 Air Jordan 1 Air Jordan 2 Jordan Why Not Zer0.2 (2) Chuck Taylor Highs The 2019 Nike Black History Month Collection commences with the release of the Lebron 16 on January 21st with the majority…

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Kyrie 5 “Neon Blends” PE

We recently showed you the “Little Mountain ” Kyrie 5 PE that honored Kyrie Irving’s late mother. Tonight in their game against the Washington Wizards, he unveiled another player exclusive sneaker.  Crated for their game against the Wizards, this Kyrie 5 features an all over galaxy print on the upper with a bright pink Kyrie logo on the white tongue. The white midsole features a pink section that contains the Zoom Air unit and a white outsole completes this shoe’s aesthetic.  As this is a PE, there is not currently…

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Rumour: Lebron suggested Cavaliers trade Kyrie for Damian Lillard

Though LeBron James told the Cavaliers not to trade Kyrie Irving during the summer of 2017, it appears he made no effort to bring him back into the fold following his request.  Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com had this to say on 92.3 The Fan Cleveland:  Let’s be honest: LeBron didn’t do anything, until they were going to trade him, to try to keep him here. He didn’t try to talk to him. He didn’t try to mend the fences. It wasn’t until they said, “LeBron, we’re giving him to Boston”…

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Kyrie 5 “Little Mountain” PE is in honor of Kyrie’s mother

This PE was created for Kyrie Irving for the Boston Celtics’ December 8 game against the Chicago Bulls.  Featuring a light blue upper, the shoe features a Standing Rock Sioux Tribal seal, a nod to his late mother, Elizabeth Ann Larson, an enrolled member of the tribe. The Lakota name the Standing Rock Sioux tribe gave Kyrie in August, “Little Mountain” appears on the toe box. Yellow and red sections appear in conjunction with the otherwise white midsole and the look is finished off with a white outsole with red…

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