Found July 31, 2013 on The NBA Passionista:
It’s the off-season, but lucky for basketball aficionados, there’s never a short of exhibition games for some of the more athletic players around the league. This was the case Tuesday night during the Nike Pro City in New York City where Kyrie Irving and Nate Robinson were throwing it down. Kyrie Irving netted 47 points – and [...]The post Cavaliers’ Kyrie Irving scores 47 points vs. Denver Nuggets’ Nate Robinsons’ 44 at Nike Pro City (Video) appeared first on The NBA Passionista .
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