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Who is Kyrie Irving? | The American Sun


KYRIE Irving is known for his versatility on the field when playing either as a shooter or a point guard.

He has earned a comfortable lifestyle through his basketball career.

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Kyrie prepares to shoot a free throw during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on October 27, 2022 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

Who is Kyrie Irving?

Born March 23, 1992 in Melbourne, Australia, Kyrie Irving is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA.

He was the first pick in the first round of the 2011 NBA Draft.

A versatile point guard and shooter, he started his professional NBA career with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011 and played for them until 2017.

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Subsequently, he played for the Boston Celtics from 2017 to 2019.

He was then traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2019, where he currently plies his trade.

As a result of his outstanding performances, he won a championship in 2016, he was named rookie of the year in 2012, and he won a gold medal while playing for the USA men’s basketball team in the Cup. 2014 FIBA ​​World Cup in Spain.

He also won a gold medal for the USA men’s basketball team at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

What is Kyrie Irving’s net worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Kyrie Irving has an estimated net worth of around $90 million, as of October 2022.

His main source of wealth would be his salary from his NBA contracts.

it also derives revenue from brand mentions and sponsorships

Kyrie Irving arrives at the arena before the game against the Dallas Mavericks on October 27, 2022

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Kyrie Irving arrives at the arena before the game against the Dallas Mavericks on October 27, 2022Credit: Getty Images – Getty

Why did the Nets condemn Kyrie Irving?

October 27, 2022 Kyrie Irving posted a link to an Amazon Prime stream of the 2018 film, Hebrews and Negroes: Wake Up Black America, on his official Twitter account.

According to Rolling Stone, the film, which is based on a book of the same name, is “full of anti-Semitic tropes”.

Following Kyrie’s tweet, Nets owner Joe Tsai condemned his star man in a tweet saying: “I’m disappointed that Kyrie seems to support a film based on a book full of anti-Semitic misinformation.”

“I want to sit down and make sure he understands that it hurts us all and that as a man of faith it is wrong to promote hatred based on race, ethnicity or religion.”

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The Brooklyn Nets also released a statement saying, “The Brooklyn Nets strongly condemn and have no tolerance for the promotion of any form of hate speech.

“We believe that in these situations, our first action should be open and honest dialogue. We thank those, including the ADL (Anti-Defamation League), who have supported us during this time.”



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