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Kyrie Irving wins FIBA MVP honors, leads USA to gold medal

It would appear that Kyrie Irving is all good. Just a week after taking a tough fall and leaving the game in the midst of a blow-out win, the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard comes back to the United States with a gold medal and a FIBA World Cup Tournament MVP award to add to his trophy case. In a 129-92 win over Serbia, Irving dropped 26 points on 13 shots, including 6-for-6 from...
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Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team

Team USA’s Kyrie Irving and Kenneth Faried earned All-Tournament Team honors of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday after shining throughout the nine-game event. The two Americans were joined by Pau Gasol of Spain, Nicolas Batum of France, and Milos Teodosic of Serbia. [ESPN NBA] The post Kyrie Irving, Kenneth Faried Named to FIBA Basketball World Cup All-Tournament Team appeared...
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United States takes home gold at FIBA World Cup

The United States Men’s National Team completed a dominating performance at the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain on Sunday by defeating Serbia 129-92. GOLDEN! @KyrieIrving (26 pts) & @JHarden13 Harden (23 pts) lead USA, which shot 15-30 from 3-point, past Serbia 129-92 in FIBA World Cup. — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) September 14, 2014 As you can see above, Cleveland Cavaliers...
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Kyrie Irving Named MVP of FIBA Basketball World Cup

Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving was named Most Valuable Player of the FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday, following a dominant effort in Team USA’s gold medal win against Serbia. Irving sparked Team USA with 26 points on 10-of-13 shooting (6-of-6 from three), four assists and a block. For the tournament, LeBron James’ new running mate averaged 12 points on 56 percent shooting...
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Redhot Irving, Harden Lead Team USA in Rout of Serbia to Win Gold at FIBA World Cup

Team USA captured the gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, making quick work of Serbia, 129-92. Serbia led the game by eight points midway through the first quarter. Then Kyrie Irving and James Harden took over. The pair lit up the Serbs for 26 and 23 points, respectively. They also combined for just two turnovers. USA Basketball dominated the entire tournament, winning all...
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Kyrie Irving reportedly is 100% for FIBA knockout round

After a tough fall in Team USA’s blowout win over Ukraine, Kyrie Irving is good to go as the team gets ready for their win or go home game against Mexico at 10 AM EST on Saturday. Sam Amick of USA Today is reporting from Spain that both Irving and Team USA Coach Mike Krzyzewski downplayed the fall on Friday, a day after the Cavalier guard took a shot to the body and crashed...
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Kyrie Irving Banged Up in FIBA Action

Participation of NBA stars in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball has become a controversial sports conversation over the past few months. Mainly because of the gruesome injury suffered by Pacers star Paul George in a Team USA scrimmage. It’s a conversation that strikes home with fans and followers of the Cleveland Cavaliers. With oft-injured point guard Kyrie Irving participating...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving hip injury doesn’t appear serious (Video)

Kyrie Irving left Team USA’s win over the Ukraine at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball on Thursday after taking a hard fall under the basket. The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard drove to the lane and looked like he was trying to pass when the ball was deflected and he lost his balance. Irving’s left […]
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Kyrie Irving injured in Team USA win

Kyrie Irving is no stranger to summer-time injuries and it appears he may have suffered another one. In a blowout win over Ukraine in FIBA World Cup play, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star point guard suffered what is being called a hip injury after he took a body blow underneath the hoop. Here is the play from SI.com’s Ben Golliver: The injury occurred late in the fourth quarter...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving: 'I haven't been a leader'

Though many yearned for Kyrie Irving to lead an otherwise fledgling franchise through a time of disarray, the two-time NBA All-Star admits that he was anything but. “Everybody asks me if this is my year to be a leader … I haven’t been so far though, not at all,” Irving said in an interview with Real GM. “I’ve just been a kid trying to figure it out. There’s no perfect...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss
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