Kyrie Irving is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on March 23, 1992, in Melbourne, Australia, but grew up in West Orange, New Jersey.
Irving played college basketball at Duke University for one season before being drafted first overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2011 NBA Draft. He spent six seasons with the Cavaliers, winning an NBA championship in 2016. Irving then joined the Boston Celtics in 2017 and played two seasons there before joining the Brooklyn Nets in 2019.
Irving is known for his exceptional ball-handling skills, scoring ability, and clutch performances in big games.
Kyrie Irving has not requested a trade recently. However, he has been involved in trade requests in the past. In 2017, while playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers, he requested a trade from the team, and he was eventually traded to the Boston Celtics in exchange for several players and draft picks. It’s worth noting that trade requests are not uncommon in the NBA, and players sometimes seek a trade to pursue different opportunities or to play for a team that better fits their goals and playing style.
According to ESPN and The Athletic. News outlets reported Friday that Irving made the request after talks about a new contract were not to his liking.
The request comes less than a week before the trade deadline and likely signals the end of his tenure with the franchise at or after the end of this season.
Highest scoring game
Kyrie Irving’s highest-scoring game in the NBA occurred on March 12, 2015, while playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In that game, Irving scored 57 points against the San Antonio Spurs in a thrilling overtime victory. He made 20 of 32 field goal attempts, including 7 of 7 three-pointers, and also recorded 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals. This performance by Irving remains one of the most impressive scoring performances in recent NBA history, and it showcased his incredible scoring ability and clutch playmaking skills.
Kyrie Irving’s career-high for points in a single NBA game is 57, which he achieved on March 12, 2015, while playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers against the San Antonio Spurs. In that game, he made 20 of 32 field goal attempts, including 7 of 7 three-pointers, and also recorded 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 4 steals. This impressive performance by Irving showcased his incredible scoring ability and helped cement his status as one of the top players in the league.