Kyrie Irving rips Nike, says he had no input on upcoming sneaker

Lately Nike has seemed determined to stir up indignation in as many people as possible. First their deplorable handling of the Kobe releaseso lead to the partnership with the Bryant estate and drew the ire of sneaker and Kobe fans in general. Sneaker enthusiasts overall have been less than happy with the company as they routinely strike out on obtaining new releases. Now we can add Kyrie Irving to the list of people that Nike has pissed off. K11Kicks, the self-described “#1 Kyrie Kicks acc” on Instagram, posted images of…

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X-ray on Kyrie Irving’s injured ankle comes back clean, more testing and treatment to come

And then there was one. The Brooklyn Nets were already down one star with James Harden injuring his hamstring just 43 seconds into Game 1 of their second round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks. They could now be staring at entering a critical Game 5 without another star, Kyrie Irving. The guard injured his right ankle with 6:04 to goin the second when he landed on the foot of Giannis Antetokounmpo after making a layup. Irving would stay on the ground for a few moments before receiving assistance getting…

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This latest Kyrie 7 is coming soon

This upcoming Kyrie 7 sports a white upper with metallic gold present on the bordering on the lateral and medial Swooshes as well as the heel counter. Black shows up on the lower lace tabs, topmost eyelet and on the rear heel. The Kyrie logo on the tongue features both black and metallic gold, rounding out the upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white midsole and rubber outsole of the same colour. The release of this Kyrie 7 is imminent at nike.com and select retail establishments; they will carry…

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Here is when the “Horus” Concepts x Kyrie 7 is releasing

Once again, Boston-based Concepts has joined forces with Nike Basketball to give life to another special edition of a Kyrie Irving signature shoe, in this case the Kyrie 7. The Kemetic theme found on previous Concepts/Kyrie collaborations will carry over on this upcoming Kyrie 7. It sports a turquoise mesh upper with a golden Swoosh on the lateral side. Kemetic symbols are found on the lateral and medial sides , the most notable being the Eye of Horus integrated with Swoosh on the lateral medial side, with same symbol repeated…

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Kyrie Irving to miss Nets road trip with family issue

As the Brooklyn Nets preparee to embark on a three-game road trip, Kevin Durant will not be the only star the team will be missing; guard Kyrie Irving will also be absent due to a famiy matter. Irving will miss the team’s games against the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday; the Utah Jazz on Wednesday and the Detroit Pistons Friday. This season Irving is putting up 28.1 points, 5.7 assists and 4.8 rebounds per contest.

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An initial look at the “Weatherman” Kyrie 7

The “Weatherman” colourway debuted, and was very well received, back in 2011 on the KD IV, and it appears his friend and fellow Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving will adopt the theme for his current signature shoe, the Kyrie 7. The green background is inspired by the green screens that display the graphics behind meteorologists. On the aforementioned layer a heat-map pattern is found, along with black-bordered Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides and other detailing of the same hue. Below this upper resides a black midsole with a…

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Kyrie Irving out against Pacers with groin injury

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will miss the team’s Wednesday game against the Indiana Pacers due to right groin soreness. So far this season, Irving has averaged 27.6 points and 5.8 assists in the 29 contests he has suited up for.

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Kyrie Irving could be back for Wednesday game against Cavaliers

From nba.com: NEW YORK — Kyrie Irving rejoined the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, saying he took a leave of absence because he “just needed a pause.” Irving practiced with the team and could play Wednesday in Cleveland. He has missed the last seven games, five while away from the team and two more while regaining his conditioning after he was eligible to return. Nets coach Steve Nash told reporters he expects Irving will return to the court against the Cavs. Per Nash, Irving returned to the team and practiced on Tuesday.…

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Kyrie Irving could practice Tuesday, may play Wednesday

From Rob Goldberg of B/R: Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving will missMonday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucksas he continues working himself back into basketball condition.    Irving stepped away from the team because of personal reasons on Jan. 7 and will be missing his seventh consecutive game.  Prior to the game, Nash told reporters he expects Irving to practice on Tuesday ahead of a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday. Nash told reporters on Jan. 7 that he did not know why the guard was away, and Joe Vardonof The Athletic reported that night that Irving…

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Kyrie Irving listed as questionable for Monday game against Bucks

We may get to see the new-look Brooklyn Nets sooner rather than later. Brian Lewis of the New York Times reports that Kyrie Irving is now listed as questionable for the team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks Monday. Irving was last seen on an NBA court January 5 and has been away from the team for “personal reasons.” As we all know James Harden has been acquired in the interim and made quite the debut, registering and 32-point triple and looking quite good with Kevin Durant, who, by the way…

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