NBA Basketball

Kyrie Irving
23.6 3.5 5.6
Team: ClevelandHeight: 6-3 Born: 3/23/1992
Position: GWeight: 193 Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
College: DukeDraft: 1st Round 1st pick by Cavaliers (2011)

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Jan. 14 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST20:04 UAE17:0411:04 ET10:04 AM CTNaN:� - Irving finished with 26 points, five assists and three rebounds in Friday's win at Sacramento.
Analysis: Irving hit 10 of 22 from the field, a solid effort after going 9 for 34 in the previous two games - both losses.
Jan. 8 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET3:21 GMT11:21 8:21 PM MST10:21 PM EST7:21 UAE (+1)04:2122:21 ET9:21 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 27 points and the Cavaliers fought off Phoenix down the stretch to beat the Suns 120-116 on Sunday night.
Analysis: Irving hasn't shown any rust after being sidelined three games with a hamstring injury, totaling 59 points while going 7 of 16 from 3-point range in two games since returning.
Jan. 6 7:34 PM PT8:34 PM MT9:34 PM CT10:34 PM ET3:34 GMT11:34 8:34 PM MST10:34 PM EST7:34 UAE (+1)04:3422:34 ET9:34 PM CTNaN:� - Irving added 32 points in his return and Kevin Love had 17 points and 13 rebounds, but both shot poorly early as the Nets kept it competitive for 1 1/2 quarters on Friday.
Analysis: Irving had sat out the last three with right hamstring tightness. There was some rust but he should be OK to get back in your lineup.
Dec. 29 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET23:40 GMT7:40 4:40 PM MST6:40 PM EST3:40 UAE (+1)00:4018:40 ET5:40 PM CTNaN:� - Irving missed Wednesday's practice due to an illness but will play Thursday night against Boston.
Analysis: Cleveland's star point guard isn't believed to be on any kind of minutes restriction, though there's certainly a chance he could have his playing time reduced if he's not feeling 100 percent.
Dec. 29 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET3:26 GMT11:26 8:26 PM MST10:26 PM EST7:26 UAE (+1)04:2622:26 ET9:26 PM CTNaN:� - The Cavs have upgraded Irving (sore right hamstring) to probable for Friday's game against Brooklyn.
Analysis: Irving appears ready to roll after missing just over a week, though there's a chance his minutes could be capped in a matchup with a bad Brooklyn team.
Dec. 26 2:06 PM PT3:06 PM MT4:06 PM CT5:06 PM ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST2:06 UAE (+1)23:0617:06 ET4:06 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 18 points, eight assists and five rebounds in Monday's loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Irving playing was a bit of a surprise considering he played 44 minutes the day before against the Warriors. He was limited to 28:50, his shortest time on the court in over a month. Irving failed to reach double figures in assists for the first time in four games. He's averaging 22.7 points, 9.7 assists and 5.5 rebounds in his last six games.
Dec. 25 1:57 PM PT2:57 PM MT3:57 PM CT4:57 PM ET21:57 GMT5:57 2:57 PM MST4:57 PM EST1:57 UAE (+1)22:5716:57 ET3:57 PM CTNaN:� - Irving dropped a fadeway jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left and finished with 25 points as the Cavaliers beat the Warriors 109-108 on Christmas.
Analysis: Irving, who also had 10 assists Sunday, has four double-doubles in his last five games after recording just one in his first 22 contests.
Dec. 23 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CTNaN:� - Irving continued to fill the stat sheet with 13 points, 10 assists and a career high-tying six steals in a rout of the Nets on Friday.
Analysis: Over his last four games, Irving is averaging 23.3 points, 10.0 assists, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals.
Dec. 21 5:44 PM PT6:44 PM MT7:44 PM CT8:44 PM ET1:44 GMT9:44 6:44 PM MST8:44 PM EST5:44 UAE (+1)02:4420:44 ET7:44 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 31 points, passed for a career-high 13 assists and grabbed six rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: Since sitting out back-to-back games to rest, Irving has averaged 26.7 points, 10 assists and 5.7 boards in the past three contests.
Dec. 20 7:40 PM PT8:40 PM MT9:40 PM CT10:40 PM ET3:40 GMT11:40 8:40 PM MST10:40 PM EST7:40 UAE (+1)04:4022:40 ET9:40 PM CTNaN:� - Irving recorded 28 points despite going 8 for 23 from the field in the Cavaliers' overtime win at Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Analysis: Irving did knock down 3 of 7 tries from 3-point range while adding five assists. The star point guard has shot the ball better from the perimeter of late, making 7 of 16 attempts from 3 over his last three games. He's converted just 35.1 percent of his chances inside the arc during that period.
Dec. 17 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET2:05 GMT10:05 7:05 PM MST9:05 PM EST6:05 UAE (+1)03:0521:05 ET8:05 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 21 points and matched a career high with 12 assists as the refreshed Cleveland Cavaliers finally put away Los Angeles in the fourth quarter, beating the young Lakers 119-108 on Saturday night.
Analysis: Irving is obviously an elite fantasy performer, but the fact that he needs to be rested at times doesn't help his owners.
Dec. 13 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET21:45 GMT5:45 2:45 PM MST4:45 PM EST1:45 UAE (+1)22:4516:45 ET3:45 PM CTNaN:� - Irving will sit out for a second straight night when the Cavaliers visit Memphis on Wednesday.
Analysis: Irving complained about having ''heavy legs'' before Cleveland's win over Charlotte on Saturday, and coach Tyronn Lue said prior to Tuesday's game with the Grizzlies that it was the right time to rest him. The star point guard should be fresh for Saturday's home game with the Lakers.
Dec. 9 7:03 PM PT8:03 PM MT9:03 PM CT10:03 PM ET3:03 GMT11:03 8:03 PM MST10:03 PM EST7:03 UAE (+1)04:0322:03 ET9:03 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 23 points on 9-of-15 shooting Friday.
Analysis: Irving has scored at least 20 points in 12 straight games. He's shot 54 percent from the field in the last three.
Dec. 7 7:05 PM PT8:05 PM MT9:05 PM CT10:05 PM ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST7:05 UAE (+1)04:0522:05 ET9:05 PM CTNaN:� - Irving continue his excellent run with 28 points and six assists in Wednesday's rout of the Knicks.
Analysis: Irving is averaging 28.4 points in six games at Madison Square Garden, his highest scoring average among all NBA arenas. He's been very good just about everywhere lately, averaging 25.4 points and hitting 48.0 percent (24 of 50) from 3-point range with 5.1 assists in his last nine games.
Dec. 5 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Irving finished with 24 points and seven assists Monday but did commit six turnovers.
Analysis: It was Irving's career-high 10th straight game with at least 20 points. His 24.4 average for the season is also a career high.
Dec. 1 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE05:1923:19 ET10:19 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 28 points on 8 of 19 from the field and 11 of 12 from the foul line in Thursday's loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: While Irving scored over 20 for the eighth consecutive game, he only had two rebounds and two assists. He also failed to hit multiple 3-pointers for the first time in six games, going 1 for 4.
Dec. 1 8:32 PM PT9:32 PM MT10:32 PM CT11:32 PM ET4:32 GMT12:32 9:32 PM MST11:32 PM EST8:32 UAE05:3223:32 ET10:32 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 28 points in Thursday's loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: He's averaged 28 points in his last four games.
Nov. 27 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET20:34 GMT4:34 1:34 PM MST3:34 PM EST0:34 UAE (+1)21:3415:34 ET2:34 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 19 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter Sunday.
Analysis: He shot 14 of 27 overall and went 5 of 11 from 3-point range. Irving is averaging 26.2 points and 5.2 assists over the last six games while shooting 57.3 percent from the field and 51.4 from deep.
Nov. 25 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST6:20 UAE (+1)03:2021:20 ET8:20 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting in Friday's rout of Dallas, his fifth straight game with at least 20.
Analysis: Irving was held to just one assist for his lowest total of the season, but the outcome of the game was never in question so that is surely just an aberration. In his last three games, Irving has averaged 23.3 points on 67.4 percent shooting, including 10 of 15 from 3-point range. He also had 18 assists and five turnovers.
Nov. 23 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 20 points and six assists Wednesday.
Analysis: He's scored at least 20 in 11 of the first 13 games while averaging 23.7 points.
Nov. 18 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET3:02 GMT11:02 8:02 PM MST10:02 PM EST7:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 25 points in the Cavs' 104-81 win over the Pistons on Friday.
Analysis: Irving was 11 of 15 from the field with 11 assists, one short of his career high, in 29 minutes. In his last three games, Irving has scored 24, 24 and 25. The Cavs now don't play again until Wednesday against the Blazers.
Nov. 16 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST8:07 UAE05:0723:07 ET10:07 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 24 points and seven assists but the Pacers beat the LeBron James-less Cavaliers 103-93 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Irving had seven assists and just two turnovers a night after giving it away five times against the Raptors.
Nov. 15 6:11 PM PT7:11 PM MT8:11 PM CT9:11 PM ET2:11 GMT10:11 7:11 PM MST9:11 PM EST6:11 UAE (+1)03:1121:11 ET8:11 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 24 points on 10-of-20 shooting Tuesday.
Analysis: He's scored 20 or more in eight of the first 10 games.
Nov. 13 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST2:35 UAE (+1)23:3517:35 ET4:35 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 19 points Sunday but didn't play in the fourth quarter as coach Tyronn Lue stuck with the group that helped Cleveland take control of the game.
Analysis: It was just the second time in the first nine games that he failed to score at least 20.
Nov. 11 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST6:08 UAE (+1)03:0821:08 ET8:08 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 29 points for the second straight game in Friday's win at Washington.
Analysis: Irving was 4 of 9 from 3-point range after going 1 for 12 in the two previous games. He also shot 11 for 23 overall following a 14-for-44 effort in those contests. Since committing seven turnovers at Toronto on Oct. 28, Irving has just 13 in six games.
Nov. 8 7:14 PM PT8:14 PM MT9:14 PM CT10:14 PM ET3:14 GMT11:14 8:14 PM MST10:14 PM EST7:14 UAE (+1)04:1422:14 ET9:14 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had 29 points in the Cavaliers' 110-106 loss to the Hawks on Tuesday.
Analysis: Irving needed 27 shots to get his 29 and shot just 1 of 7 from 3-point range.
Nov. 1 5:12 PM PT6:12 PM MT7:12 PM CT8:12 PM ET0:12 GMT8:12 5:12 PM MST7:12 PM EST4:12 UAE (+1)01:1220:12 ET6:12 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 32 points, including a deep 3-pointer with 35 seconds left to seal Tuesday's 128-120 victory over the Rockets.
Analysis: He's averaging 26.8 points while shooting 15 of 28 from 3-point range so far.
Oct. 29 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET1:43 GMT9:43 6:43 PM MST8:43 PM EST5:43 UAE (+1)03:4321:43 ET8:43 PM CTNaN:� - Irving had his third straight 20-point performance to open the season Saturday.
Analysis: He's averaging 25 points while shooting 11 of 22 from 3-point range so far.
Oct. 28 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET0:58 GMT8:58 5:58 PM MST7:58 PM EST4:58 UAE (+1)02:5820:58 ET7:58 PM CTNaN:� - Irving broke a 91-all tie with a 3-pointer with 44.3 seconds remaining as the Cavaliers beat the Raptors 94-91 on Friday. He led Cleveland with 26 points and added six assists and six rebounds.
Analysis: Irving scored 29 points in Tuesday's season opener. He's 9 for 16 from 3-point range in the first two games.
Oct. 26 9:16 PM PT10:16 PM MT11:16 PM CT12:16 AM ET4:16 GMT12:16 9:16 PM MST11:16 PM EST8:16 UAE06:160:16 ET11:16 PM CTNaN:� - Irving scored 29 points and the Cavaliers beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.
Analysis: Irving scored 19 in the third quarter to turn a tight game into a rout, a reminder of the rare scoring ability Irving has. Another example came when he splashed a 3 in Stephen Curry's face to give the Cavs their first championship in franchise history.
Oct. 18 6:07 PM PT7:07 PM MT8:07 PM CT9:07 PM ET1:07 GMT9:07 6:07 PM MST8:07 PM EST5:07 UAE (+1)03:0721:07 ET8:07 PM CTNaN:� - On the night Cleveland got its starting lineup from Game 7 of last season's NBA Finals together for the first time in this exhibition schedule, now that J.R. Smith has re-signed, Irving left in the second quarter of the Cavaliers' matchup against Washington with a left calf strain.
Analysis: Irving, who went scoreless in 10 minutes, joined a long list of players who are dealing with aches and pains as the preseason winds down.

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