Kyrie Irving ( wisely) opts in to 2022-23 Player Option

This portion of the Kyrie Irving saga seems to have reached a conclusion. Monday afternoon Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the star guard had deicided to opt-in for to his $37 million player option for the upcoming 2022-23 season. l The Nets and Irving had seemingly reached gridlock and many in the media , and more than a few Lakers fan, were beating the drum of a potential reunion with LeBron James in Los Angeles. However the only way that cane happen, and perhaps it may still…

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January 5, 2022 NBA StatCap: Guess who’s back

Kyrie Returns Kyrie Irving made his season debut last night and looked like he’d been there all season, scoring 22 points on 9-17 from the floor in helping the Nets defeat the Indians Pacers 129-121. Irving will appear in all road contests but cannot play in home games due to New York City’s vaccine mandate. Who Got it Done Top 5 are pictured pt rb ast Kevin DurantBRK @ IND 39 8 7 B. BogdanovićUTA @ DEN 36 13 4   11-13 ft D. SabonisIND vs. BRK 32 12 10   Triple-double…

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“Aluminum” Nike Kyrie 8: Official Images

It seems that Nike has dug in their heels and will continue to release colorways in the hopes that people will begin to like the Kyrie 8. Official images have emerged of a new colorway , dubbed ” Aluminum.” The combination leather and mesh upper sports a multi-colored graphical pattern up front, along with white-bordered black Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides. Kyrie branding is found on the tongues and rear heel. Below the aforementioned upper resides a sail midsole and a pastel lavender rubber outsole, completing the aesthetic…

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“Fire and Ice” Nike Kyrie 8: Official Images

Although these are officially being monikered ‘Fire and Ice”, these are the colorway of the Kyrie 8 that Kyrie Irving himself called “trash” in the comment section of an Instagram post that leaked the sneaker. Official images of the sneaker that started the derision of the Kyrie 8. It sports a black combination mesh, leather and suede upper with iridescent accents around the midfoot and heel. Embroidered white Swooshes are found on the medial and lateral sides. On the tongue of the right shoe is a Kyrie signature and an…

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“Keep Sue Fresh” Nike Kyrie 8 on the way soon

Whether you, I or even Kyore Irving like, the march of colouways of the Kyrie 8, in their current form, will inexorably run its course. This special version of the the Kyrie 8 is showing love to one of the true greats of women’s hoops, Sue Bird. It sports a khaki with mint and pastel greens . On one tongue a Kyrie signature is found, while on the other the phrase “Keep Our Fresh” is found. Mint green bordered Swooshes are found on the lateral and medial sides. Underneath resides…

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Nets says Kyrie won’t play or practice until he meets vaccination eligibility requirements

There is a very real possibility that the basketball will not get treated to the basketball genius that is Kyrie Irving, at least not this season. Tuesday, Sean Marks announced that star guard Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he fulfills local COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Marks said this in a statement: “Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not permit any…

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This Kyrie 7 is inspired by Kyrie’s daughter

This Kyrie 7, along with the PG5 and Lebron 18 Low, is part of an upcoming “Daughters” pack from Nike Basketball that , as the name implies, will feature models inspired by the daughters of the signature athlete. Inspired by Kyrie’s daughter, Azurie, it sports a lavender upper with a floral pattern present at the mesh areas. On the heel is an embroidered flower and “AZ”, with the same floral design repeated on the lower pink outlets. Orange shows up on the border for the lateral and medial Swooshes and…

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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 releases 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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