Kyrie Irving after completing his move to the Dallas Mavericks made his first appearance against the Los Angeles Clippers. After soo much controversy surrounding Kyrie during his time with the Nets, it seems like a new start. Yesterday night’s win for the Mavs comes from Kyrie leading the play, a much-needed player for the Mavs. After the game, Kyrie Irving and the super featherweight boxing champion shared an embrace.
It has been no secret the Mavs lacked depth, and Luka Doncic’s sole performance would not be enough to win a championship. This comes after huge news when Kyrie decided to request a trade out of the Nets. Kyrie even when getting traded out of the Nets, profited with another $2 million in his pocket. The Mavs sent back Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith, and 2 first-round picks.
Kyrie on the night against a strong Clippers lineup led the Mavs to a victory. It showed a sort of resurgence the Mavs needed from someone other than Luka Doncic. Kyrie managed to put up a 24-point performance against the Clippers. Once he gets to know more about his new team and builds better chemistry, it will be a scary-looking team. With two of the best handles in the game, they will be a solid pairing.
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Kyrie after the win against the Clippers went over to lightweight boxer Floyd Mayweather. Floyd is often a rare sight of support toward Kyrie and his controversial actions of late. The two share a strong friendship off their professional sport and often appreciate what they do. Two after the game shared a hug and Kyrie gave his debut jersey to the boxing champion.
How did Kyrie Irving perform in his debut game for the Dallas Mavericks?
The Dallas Mavericks were without their MVP Luka Doncic, who missed his 3rd straight game due to a heel contusion. However, it was no worry for the Mavs, as new man Kyrie Irving led the proceedings for the night. He did so in a way that not only boosted his morale but also his new teammates. Irving ended the night with 24 points against the Clippers.
Irving was impressed by the team’s performance last night. “Selfless basketball out there, playing the right way,” Irving said. “I was telling the guys in the locker room I liked the way we didn’t panic in those last four minutes. We stayed poised. They made their runs, but we made everything tough.” said Kyrie on tonight’s performance with his new team on NBA.
Kyrie is paying his new team instant returns and showed courage in the last 4 minutes of the fourth quarter. All the starters for the Mavs ended up in double figures, which in itself is a good sign as they step up in the absence of Luka Doncic.