The Cleveland Cavaliers are best-known for LeBron James and their wins under his belt. However, their future title chances and overall long-term future could be in the hands of another exceptional player: Kyrie Irving. During his short career, this 23-year-old point guard is a three-time NBA All-Star and would have recently made his fourth trip if not for being injured much of last season. His return from injury help catapult the Cavaliers into the playoffs and now finals.
Irving is lightning-fast and has handles that can embarrass even the best of defenders. In 2014 Nike gave him a signature sneaker and made him a major part of post-Kobe plans. The design of Kyrie 1 incorporates his past, present and future in the NBA which he wore on his feet throughout one of the most successful NBA seasons as an individual and team. Irving average 21.7 points per game with a 42-percent accuracy from behind the arch. In honor of the budding young star, look at the 20 things you didn’t know about Kyrie Irving.