Kyrie Irving shows off during an impressive 3-point shootout with James Harden
You know you can shoot when you turn around after shooting it knowing it’s going to be nothing but net. That’s what Kyrie Irving was doing during a practice shootout with USA teammate James Harden. Irving had that Bird shooting the moneyball in the NBA 3-point contest feeling on every shot.
Watching this also reminded me of the time Irving challenged Kobe during a 2012 USA practice to a game of 1-on-1 for $50k. Kobe, being Kobe, let the youngblood know he was making a mistake.
“But I know your dad don’t think you can beat me 1 on 1. Get your dad on the phone right now. Be like Pops, I’m trying to bet Kobe 50 grand I can beat him 1 on 1. He’ll be like, Son, are you crazy? Are you crazy?”
“You just came out of high school, kid!