Found November 14, 2012 on
5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
The holiday shopping season will soon be upon us and Foot Locker is heating things up this season with the Week of Greatness. They have kicked things off with the official Week of Greatness launch party with special guest, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving.
The 2011-2012 NBA Rookie of the Year and newest member of Foot Locker Team Approved stopped by the exclusive event to debut his new Approved commercial and reveal the Week of Greatness kicks lineup.
In the commercial Irving clips his nails, reads, changes clothes, shaves and more mid-air while waiting to land the “cinematic dunk”:
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Before the Cavaliers suffered a 114-101 loss to the Nets in on Tuesday night, Kyrie Irving stopped by Foot Locker’s “Week of Greatness” launch event in New York City to help unveil his new TV commercial and preview the chain’s holiday retail sneaker lineup. The result is below, complete with the perfect Kyrivian ending. Do enjoy.
“[The commercial is] truly a blessing,...
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Kyrie Irving stars in this great spot for Foot Locker in which he shows his disdain for cinematic dunks. The premise is simple, Kyrie is as fast as can be and he can’t be bothered to slow things down. The spot is really well done, and it is nice to see someone other than NIKE and ADIDAS throwing great commercials out there. [Footlocker] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Basketball shoe commercials are so unimaginative nowadays.
Nowadays the “cinematic dunk” has become an overused trope in advertisements. Cue up a player dunking in front of a camera with a high frame rate, and you’re practically halfway to a Nike spot. And Kyrie Irving has had enough of it.
In a recent Foot Locker ad, the Cavaliers point guard expresses his displeasure with...
Tweet Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers is quickly working his way up the list of top point guards in the NBA, justifying Cleveland taking him with the top pick in last year’s draft just about every time he takes the court. Tonight against the Brooklyn Nets, in the presence of another of league’s [...]
Get ready for the analytical insight that brought you to a comedy sports blog for your opinions: Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is really good at basketball.The real question (because otherwise I won’t have much of a blog post) is whether or not the Fictional Kyrie Irving is better than the real one. Take, for example, the comparison of real and fictional Shawn Bradley...
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Wow. Honest admission. Great interview- “ESPN.com’s John Hollinger is very high on Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving, who by many measures performed about as well last...
We know the Cavaliers’ defense is bad. But how bad in comparison to the rest of the league is measurable, and the measurement is ugly. Tha answer: very ugly.
“When Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters combined for 52 points in a road win over the Los Angeles Clippers last week, we started to see some real potential in the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Since then, the Cavs have lost four straight...
We all know that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is talented at passing the basketball but this assist to Cavs center Anderson Varejao might be his best of his career so far.Watch as Kyrie breaks down the Brooklyn Nets defense and somehow goes behind-the-back for the dime:
It was not all that long ago when the NBA world was praising the Cleveland Cavaliers’ reserve unit. Ramon Sessions was playing key minutes off of the bench, allowing then-rookie Kyrie Irving to get some much-needed rest; Alonzo Gee was providing instant offense, athleticism and some surprisingly solid defense when subbing in for Omir Casspi; a young Tristan Thompson thrived in...
Nights like this are gonna happen, but that doesnt make them enjoyable or easier to handle.
The verdict: Brooklyn 114, Cavaliers 101 on Tuesday in a game that was only close when it didnt really seem to matter.
This was the Cavs first visit to the new Barclays Center, and the only people who seemed willing to get the most out of the experience were Anderson Varejao and (who else...
The Nets (3-2) are welcoming the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-5) who have dropped 3 straight. The Cavaliers are a very scrappy team. They definitely have a very talented back court in Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters. They are averaging 38.3 PPG combined. Like the Orlando Magic the Cavs have a depleted front-line, they do have Anderson Varejoe and [...]
Anderson Varejao started this game on fire, setting the tone for what would be a monster game for him. He ends this one with a career high 35 points and added 18 rebounds to go with it. Kyrie Irving was huge in the 2nd half and he finished with 34 points of his own to go with his 8 assists. It wouldn’t be enough for the Cavaliers, though.
The Cavaliers were actually winning after...
Brooklyn's Deron Williams has long been considered one of the NBA's elite point guards. Second-year pro Kyrie Irving is quickly making his claim for the same status with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
When the two square off Tuesday night in Brooklyn, the Nets hope Williams' starting backcourt mate can start playing up to expectations, while the Cavaliers are looking for better...