Kyrie Irving’s Clutch 3 Against Australia Gave Draymond Green Bad GM7 Finals Flashbacks
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With a 1:37 seconds left in regulation vs Australia, (should have been NBA Finals Co-MVP) Kyrie Irving hit a clutch 3-pointer to give Team USA a 7-point lead.
After the 10-point victory (which made a lot of gamblers lose a lot of money) by USA, Draymond Green joked on Snapchat (where else?) that his “son’s” side step and 3 “was too familiar and wayyy too soon.”
The joke is a reference to clutch shots Kyrie made against the Warriors, like this one over Steph Curry from GM7 of the 2016 NBA Finals.
Kyrie finished the Olympic game with a team-high 5 assists and 19 points (12 in the final 10 minutes), many against his former Cleveland teammate Matthew Dellavedova, who also had an impressive showing with 11 points, 11 assists and 1 shove with Paul George.
Draymond’s former Golden State teammate Andrew Bogut also had some bad flashback watching Kyrie on Wednesday night and delivered a “too-late now dirty foul” on him in the 3rd quarter.
And if all these Finals references wasn’t enough, the Warriors’ lovely sideline reporter Rosalyn Gold-Onwude interviewed Kyrie at the end of the “we needed that” victory.