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Kyrie Irving stats: What are his numbers with Cleveland Cavaliers?

Kyrie Irving stats: Kyrie Irving is a member of the Dallas Mavericks. He has spent 12 seasons with four different clubs, including the Cavs, Celtics, and Nets. In 670 regular-season games, he averaged 23.4 points, 5.7 assists, and 3.9 rebounds. In 381 games for the Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving has averaged 21.6 points, 5.6 assists, and 3.4 rebounds. After being picked as the first overall choice in the 2011 NBA draught by the Cleveland Cavaliers, he was voted Rookie of the Year. He is an eight-time All-Star and three-time All-NBA Team member before winning an NBA championship with the Cavaliers in 2016.

Rookie of the Year 2011-12

Irving stated that he will forego his remaining three seasons of eligibility and join the 2011 Draft when the Cleveland Cavaliers picked him first overall. Irving was selected for Team Chuck in the 2012 Rising Stars Challenge. Irving led the game with 34 points, hitting 8-of-8 from three-point range, and was named MVP. He also received 117 of a possible 120 first-place votes in the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He was the only unanimous NBA All-Rookie First-Team pick. Irving averaged 18.5 points per game, 5.4 assists, and shot 46.9% from the field, including 39.9% on three-pointers.

Winning The NBA Championship

The Cavaliers went on to win the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 12-2 record, advancing to the 2016 NBA Finals, where they played Golden State for the second year in a row. Irving struggled with his shot in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, hitting 7-of-22 from the floor for 26 points as the Cavs were routed 104-89. With the Cavs behind 3-1 after a Game 4 defeat, Irving and LeBron James took control in Game 5, both scoring 41 points to lead the Cavaliers to a 112-97 victory, forcing a Game 6.

Irving and James were the first teammates in NBA Finals history to both score 40 points. In Game 7, Irving made a three-pointer with 53 seconds left in the game, giving the Cavs a 92-89 lead and a 93-89 victory. The Cavaliers won the series 4-3, becoming the first team to come back from a 3-1 Finals deficit, and breaking Cleveland’s 52-year major sports title drought.

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Riff with Cavaliers and LeBron James

Kyrie Irving is one of the world’s most skilled basketball players. It’s been like that for a long time. But he’s never found the same kind of success away from LeBron James that he had with him in Cleveland when they went to three NBA Finals and won a title in 2016.

The Cavs squad, headed by James, Irving, and Kevin Love, was loaded. When Irving demanded a trade in the summer of 2017, it didn’t appear to make much sense from a team viewpoint. Why would he abandon a perennial title contender to fend for himself?

It was portrayed that Irving did not want to play in the shadow of LeBron anymore, but on the most recent episode of the “I Am Athlete” podcast, Irving explained that it was more about his personal issues at the time than basketball and that he now knows exactly how to deal with what he was feeling.

“If I was in the same maturity line and understanding of who I am [now], and I look back, we definitely, definitely would’ve won more championships,” Irving expressed. “Because there would’ve been a better man-to-man understanding [with LeBron] about what I’m going through. I didn’t know how to share my emotions. I didn’t know how to do that. So instead of sharing, I isolated myself.”

Let’s look back at Kyrie Irving’s stats with Cleveland Cavaliers

SeasonGPFGMFG%3PM3P%FTMFT%RebAssistStealBlockPoints
2011-12516.946.91.439.93.487.21912755420944
2012-13598.245.21.839.14.285.521635089211,325
2013-14717.5431.735.84.186.1259433108231,478
2014-15757.746.82.141.54.286.3237389114201,628
2015-16537.444.81.632.13.288.515725056181,041
2016-17729.347.32.540.14.190.523041883241,816