Kyrie Irving has quickly grown on me as a player, and it’s all because of his sick moves.
The Cleveland Cavaliers point guard put on an absolute show over NBA All-Star Weekend last season, winning the 3-point competition and then embarrassing Brandon Knight in the Rising Stars Challenge. He won Rookie of the Year after being the first pick in the draft, and then he became an all-star in his second season. Oh, and did I mention that he has sick moves?
Irving busted out the incredibly difficult, always awesome God Shammgod move at Jamal Crawford’s Summer Pro Am basketball league in Seattle. The video above shows two of Irving’s best highlights, with the Shammgod coming second. The move happens so quickly, you have to watch carefully otherwise you’ll miss it. It’s like he has the ball on a yo-yo.
This is not the first time Irving has successfully pulled off the second-prettiest move in basketball (Hakeem’s Dream Shake is first). He actually did it in a game against the Boston Celtics in January. Watch him embarrass Brandon Bass: