|June 19 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET2:33 GMT10:33 7:33 PM MST9:33 PM EST6:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CT1:33 - Irving capped a 26-point night by hitting a tie-breaking 3 with 53 seconds left in the Cavaliers' 93-89 victory at Golden State in Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Analysis: Irving was a huge part of the Cavaliers' run to their first NBA title, averaging 25.2 points per game and shooting 44 percent from 3-point range for the postseason. The standout guard scored 30 or more three times during the Finals.
|June 16 8:28 PM PT9:28 PM MT10:28 PM CT11:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)05:2823:28 ET10:28 PM CT2:28 - Irving had another productive night to help the Cavaliers force a Game 7 in the NBA Finals, recording 23 points in Cleveland's 115-101 win over Golden State.
Analysis: Irving wasn't as accurate as he was in Monday's Game 6 win in Oakland, where he amassed a playoff career-high 41 points on 17-of-24 shooting. He finished 7 of 18 on Thursday. He's still had a major impact on this series by averaging 32 points over the last four games.
|June 14 9:19 PM PT10:19 PM MT11:19 PM CT12:19 AM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE06:190:19 ET11:19 PM CT3:19 - Irving erupted for a playoff career-high 41 points on 17-of-24 shooting as the Cavaliers forced Game 6 with Monday's 112-97 win at Golden State.
Analysis: Since scoring 10 points in a Game 2 loss, Irving has averaged 35.0 points on 55.8 percent from the field in the last three games.
|June 10 8:35 PM PT9:35 PM MT10:35 PM CT11:35 PM ET3:35 GMT11:35 8:35 PM MST10:35 PM EST7:35 UAE (+1)05:3523:35 ET10:35 PM CT2:35 - Irving scored a playoff career-high 34 points in Friday's Game 4, though it still wasn't enough to prevent the Cavaliers from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals.
Analysis: Irving did all he could in Cleveland's 108-97 loss to Golden State, hitting 14 of his 28 shot attempts and adding four assists and three steals. He's now reached the 30-point mark in three of the Cavs' last five postseason games and averaged 26 per game over that stretch.
|June 8 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET3:39 GMT11:39 8:39 PM MST10:39 PM EST7:39 UAE (+1)05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Irving gave the Cavaliers the spark they desperately needed in Wednesday's Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
Analysis: Irving poured in 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting to help Cleveland build a 33-16 lead after one quarter and finished with 30 in the Cavaliers' crucial 120-90 win over Golden State. Stepping up big on a night when the Cavs were without Kevin Love, Irving also bounced back after shooting just 33.3 percent over Games 1 and 2.
|June 3 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - Irving finished with 26 points while hitting 11 of 12 from the free-throw line in Thursday's 104-89 loss in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Analysis: Irving shot just 7 for 22 from the field, but he also helped contain Stephen Curry, who had just 11 points on 4-of-15 shooting.
|May 28 9:34 PM PT10:34 PM MT11:34 PM CT12:34 AM ET4:34 GMT12:34 9:34 PM MST11:34 PM EST8:34 UAE06:340:34 ET11:34 PM CT3:34 - Irving finished with 30 points, nine assists and three steals in Friday's win that sent the Cavaliers to the NBA Finals for the second straight season.
Analysis: Irving has averaged 26.3 points on 51.6 percent shooting in his last three games.
|May 23 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST7:15 UAE (+1)05:1523:15 ET10:15 PM CT2:15 - Irving had 26 points on 11-of-21 shooting and six assists in Monday's loss at Toronto in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Analysis: Irving bounced back after finishing with 13 points on 3-of-19 shooting in Game 3, though it wasn't enough as the Raptors evened the series.
|May 21 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - Irving finished with 13 points on 3-of-19 shooting in Saturday's 99-84 loss at Toronto in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Analysis: Irving had been a big reason Cleveland jumped out to a 2-0 lead in this series, totaling 53 points on 23-of-39 shooting in those contests. We expect him to bounce back in Game 4.
|May 19 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)04:4822:48 ET9:48 PM CT1:48 - Irving had 26 points in Game 2 for the Cavs.
Analysis: Irving has averaged 24.8 points and gone 29 of 58 from 3-point range this postseason.
|May 17 8:51 PM PT9:51 PM MT10:51 PM CT11:51 PM ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST7:51 UAE (+1)05:5123:51 ET10:51 PM CT2:51 - With Kyrie Irving helping to lead the way, the Cavaliers continued to roll through the Eastern Conference playoffs on Tuesday night.
Analysis: The star point guard finished with 27 points, two steals and two blocks as Cleveland moved to 9-0 in the postseason with a 115-84 rout of Toronto in Game 1 of the East finals.
|May 3 11:25 PM PT12:25 AM MT1:25 AM CT2:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE08:252:25 ET1:25 AM CT5:25 - Irving finished with 21 points in Monday's opener against Atlanta.
Analysis: He made 8 of 18 shots and dished out eight assists.
|Apr. 23 10:43 PM PT11:43 PM MT12:43 AM CT1:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE07:431:43 ET12:43 AM CT4:43 - Irving had 26 points to help Cleveland take a 3-0 lead in its opening-round series with Detroit with Friday's 101-91 win.
Analysis: Irving gave the Cavs a big lift on a night where LeBron James shot 8 of 24 from the field. He's been huge thus far in this series, averaging a team-high 26.3 points and shooting 52.2 percent from 3-point range.
|Apr. 20 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST7:27 UAE (+1)05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CT2:27 - Irving netted 22 points Wednesday night for the Cavs.
Analysis: Irving also added four assists as Cleveland took a 2-0 series lead on Cavs owner Dan Gilbert's hometown Pistons.
|Apr. 18 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE06:470:47 ET11:47 PM CT3:47 - Irving scored 31 points with six assists in the Cavaliers' 106-101 win over Detroit in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series Sunday.
Analysis: Irving averages 19.9 points in 14 career playoff games.
|Apr. 13 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST2:42 UAE (+1)00:4218:42 ET5:42 PM CT21:42 - The Cavaliers will hold out Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love and J.R. Smith for Wednesday's regular-season finale against Detroit.
Analysis: The move is entirely expected with Cleveland having locked up the East's No. 1 seed and set to face the Pistons in the opening round of the playoffs.
|Apr. 6 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)04:0922:09 ET9:09 PM CT1:09 - Irving led the Cavs with 26 points and six assists Wednesday.
Analysis: Irving got to be the lead dog for Cleveland since LeBron 'King' James decided to sit this meaningless game out.
|Apr. 3 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET17:43 GMT1:43 10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST21:43 UAE19:4313:43 ET12:43 PM CT16:43 - Irving returned to his starting point guard spot for Tuesday's game at Milwaukee.
Analysis: Irving sprained his right ankle late in the first half of Friday night's overtime win in Atlanta and missed Sunday's victory over Charlotte as a result. He could be on a minutes restriction.
|Mar. 30 10:40 PM PT11:40 PM MT12:40 AM CT1:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE07:401:40 ET12:40 AM CT4:40 - Irving had 31 points and eight assists in Tuesday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: While Irving put up excellent fantasy totals, he finished 9 of 23 from the field while attempting to carry an offense with LeBron James being rested. He's shooting just 35.8 percent over his last four outings.
|Mar. 26 8:06 AM PT9:06 AM MT10:06 AM CT11:06 AM ET15:06 GMT23:06 8:06 AM MST10:06 AM EST19:06 UAE16:0611:06 ET9:06 AM CT14:06 - Irving will miss Cleveland's game against the New York Knicks to rest.
Analysis: Coach Tyronn Lue said the point guard would sit out at the team's morning shootaround Saturday. Lue recently said he would try to find opportunities for players to rest before the playoffs with the Cavs having already wrapped up the Central Division title. Irving has played in 46 games, all starts, since returning from a broken kneecap sustained during last year's NBA Finals.
|Mar. 17 10:32 PM PT11:32 PM MT12:32 AM CT1:32 AM ET5:32 GMT13:32 10:32 PM MST12:32 AM EST9:32 UAE06:321:32 ET11:32 PM CT4:32 - With LeBron James being rested, Irving carried the Cavaliers past Dallas on Wednesday with 33 points.
Analysis: Irving's been up and down since returning from last spring's fractured kneecap, but he's still averaging 19.9 points per game and is capable of huge outings like this one.
|Mar. 11 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT5:06 - Irving had 26 points in the Cavaliers' 120-108 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
Analysis: Irving is averaging 27.7 points over the last three games, connecting on 53.4 percent from the floor.
|Mar. 10 10:15 PM PT11:15 PM MT12:15 AM CT1:15 AM ET6:15 GMT14:15 11:15 PM MST1:15 AM EST10:15 UAE07:151:15 ET12:15 AM CT5:15 - Irving logged his second straight big game Wednesday, scoring 30 points.
Analysis: He has shot 52.6 percent while averaging 28.5 points the last two games.
|Mar. 8 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET5:05 GMT13:05 10:05 PM MST12:05 AM EST9:05 UAE06:050:05 ET11:05 PM CT4:05 - Irving had 27 points - 14 in the fourth quarter - in Monday's loss to Memphis.
Analysis: Irving is averaging 23.6 points over his last five.
|Mar. 5 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT4:33 - Irving finished with 21 points, eight assists and five rebounds on Friday.
Analysis: He continued to shoot well from 3-point range, making 3 of 6. Irving has made 8 of 16 3s the last three games.
|Feb. 29 9:04 PM PT10:04 PM MT11:04 PM CT12:04 AM ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST9:04 UAE06:040:04 ET11:04 PM CT4:04 - Irving scored 28 points in Sunday's loss to Washington without LeBron James.
Analysis: Irving has scored at least 23 points in three of his last four games.
|Feb. 23 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET17:32 GMT1:32 10:32 AM MST12:32 PM EST21:32 UAE18:3212:32 ET11:32 AM CT16:32 - Following Monday's loss to Detroit, the Cavaliers star guard said he left Sunday's nationally televised game against the Thunder because he was shaken up after being bitten in his hotel room and not sleeping.
Analysis: The Cavaliers stayed in the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City on Saturday night. When Irving left Sunday's game after nine minutes, the team said he was dealing with flu-like symptoms. However, he said that was a cover-up to help him deal with being tired after sleeping for just three hours. Despite playing most of the game without Irving, the Cavs beat the Thunder 115-92. Irving said he felt better Monday, when he scored a team-high 30 points.
|Feb. 22 2:04 PM PT3:04 PM MT4:04 PM CT5:04 PM ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST2:04 UAE (+1)23:0417:04 ET4:04 PM CT21:04 - Irving is expected to play Monday night against Detroit.
Analysis: The Cleveland point guard sat out a 115-92 win in Oklahoma City on Sunday because of flu-like symptoms.
|Feb. 22 8:26 PM PT9:26 PM MT10:26 PM CT11:26 PM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE05:2623:26 ET10:26 PM CT3:26 - Irving scored 30 points in Monday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: The Cleveland point guard sat out much of a 115-92 win in Oklahoma City on Sunday because of flu-like symptoms. In his last 10 full games, Irving has averaged 26.4 points and shot 53.4 percent.
|Feb. 11 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Irving scored 35 points in the Cavaliers' 120-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Analysis: Irving is averaging 32.0 points while making 59.1 percent from the floor over the last three games.
|Feb. 8 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CT2:21 - Irving matched his season high with 32 points and tied a career high with 12 assists in Monday's 120-100 home win over the Kings, going 13 of 21 from the field and 5 of 8 from 3-point range.
Analysis: The point guard was coming off a 29-point effort in Saturday's win over New Orleans, and it seems he's found a new level of consistency over the last seven games while averaging 25.7 points and shooting 54.6 percent.
|Feb. 6 9:20 PM PT10:20 PM MT11:20 PM CT12:20 AM ET5:20 GMT13:20 10:20 PM MST12:20 AM EST9:20 UAE06:200:20 ET11:20 PM CT3:20 - Irving had 19 points in Friday's loss to Boston.
Analysis: He's averaging 23.8 points and shooting 53.4 percent over his last five.
|Feb. 4 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:540:54 ET11:54 PM CT3:54 - Irving continued his hot shooting on Wednesday, making 10 of 17 shots for 26 points in a loss at Charlotte.
Analysis: He has averaged 25 points while shooting 54.8 percent in his last four games, his best stretch since returning from injury in December.
|Feb. 1 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET1:58 GMT9:58 6:58 PM MST8:58 PM EST5:58 UAE (+1)02:5820:58 ET7:58 PM CT23:58 - Irving scored 25 points in Monday's win in Indiana.
Analysis: Irving was 10 of 20 from the floor and has averaged 24.7 on 53.6 percent in his last three games for his top stretch since returning from injury.
|Jan. 30 9:49 PM PT10:49 PM MT11:49 PM CT12:49 AM ET5:49 GMT13:49 10:49 PM MST12:49 AM EST9:49 UAE06:490:49 ET11:49 PM CT3:49 - Irving poured in 28 points on 11-of-19 shooting in Friday's victory at Detroit.
Analysis: A very positive sign for the star point guard, who's been largely inconsistent since his late-December return from a fractured kneecap. Irving's been shooting more since Tyronn Lue took over as head coach, so expect his numbers to continue to rise once he's further removed from the injury.
|Jan. 21 8:29 PM PT9:29 PM MT10:29 PM CT11:29 PM ET4:29 GMT12:29 9:29 PM MST11:29 PM EST8:29 UAE05:2923:29 ET10:29 PM CT2:29 - Irving scored 21 on Thursday.
Analysis: Irving only managed four assists and two rebounds - paltry totals for fantasy owners.
|Jan. 16 9:15 PM PT10:15 PM MT11:15 PM CT12:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE06:150:15 ET11:15 PM CT3:15 - Irving led the Cavaliers with 23 points Friday.
Analysis: In 30 minutes, Irving logged a plus-minus of +7 and chipped in with four rebounds, one assist, and one block.
|Jan. 12 7:49 PM PT8:49 PM MT9:49 PM CT10:49 PM ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST7:49 UAE (+1)04:4922:49 ET9:49 PM CT1:49 - Irving was solid for fantasy owners Tuesday.
Analysis: Irving accumulated 22 points and nine assists. He bounced back from an eight-point effort against the lowly Sixers.
|Jan. 7 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE07:301:30 ET12:30 AM CT4:30 - Irving had 32 points in the Cavs' 121-115 win at Washington on Wednesday.
Analysis: Irving has connected on 24 of 38 shots from the floor while totaling 57 points over the last two games.
|Jan. 5 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT4:29 - Irving scored a season highs of 25 points and eight assists in the Cavaliers' 122-100 win over Toronto on Monday.
Analysis: Irving is averaging 15.0 points in six games since returning from knee surgery. He's topped 20 points in two of his last three games.
|Jan. 3 11:19 PM PT12:19 AM MT1:19 AM CT2:19 AM ET7:19 GMT15:19 12:19 AM MST2:19 AM EST11:19 UAE08:192:19 ET1:19 AM CT5:19 - Irving had 13 points while going 4 of 12 from the field in Saturday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: The star point guard still has yet to hit his stride as he makes his way back from last June's fractured kneecap. In five games since his return, Irving has shot 33.9 percent while averaging 13.0 points.
|Dec. 29 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET5:16 GMT13:16 10:16 PM MST12:16 AM EST9:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CT3:16 - Irving scored 22 on Monday.
Analysis: Irving will sit out Tuesday as he works his way back from knee surgery. It will be the third time he will sit out the second of back-to-back games since his return Dec. 20 so don't use him.
|Dec. 26 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST1:26 UAE (+1)22:2616:26 ET3:26 PM CT19:26 - Irving will not play Saturday night against the Trail Blazers as the team eases him back from injury.
Analysis: Irving made his season debut this week after being sidelined for six months with a broken left kneecap suffered in the NBA Finals. The Cavs are being cautious with Irving, who played 26 minutes in the team's Christmas Day loss at Golden State. Irving isn't ready to play back-to-back games yet.
|Oct. 26 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST2:32 UAE (+1)23:3218:32 ET4:32 PM CT20:32 - Irving is back on the floor with the Cavaliers. The All-Star point guard broke his left kneecap in Game 1 of the NBA Finals in June. He made his season debut Sunday when the Cavs hosted the Philadelphia 76ers, scoring 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting in 17 minutes.
Analysis: After months of rehab, Irving was in the starting lineup for Cleveland, which went 17-7 without him. Irving received a rousing ovation from the Quicken Loans Arena crowd when he was introduced before the game and he waved to the crowd.
|Sep. 17 1:06 PM PT2:06 PM MT3:06 PM CT4:06 PM ET20:06 GMT4:06 1:06 PM MST3:06 PM EST0:06 UAE (+1)22:0616:06 ET3:06 PM CT19:06 - If Irving knows when he'll be back on the floor with the Cleveland Cavaliers, he's not telling. The All-Star guard will only divulge this: He's getting closer. Irving spoke Thursday about his status coming off the knee injury that kept him from all but one game of last season's NBA Finals, when the Cavaliers fell to Golden State in six games. The Cavaliers open training camp later this month.
Analysis: Irving says whatever the timeline is, ''it'll be for the betterment of the team and for us to also compete for a world championship.'' Irving averaged 21.7 points and 5.2 assists for Cleveland last season, his first year playing alongside LeBron James. During the playoffs Cleveland was 10-3 with Irving on the floor, 4-3 when he was sidelined.