Step into Kyrie's world of ridiculous dribble moves
After a knee injury derailed Year 1 in Boston, Kyrie Irving is back to break more ankles. Here’s what we drew up to spotlight why he might just have the best handles in the NBA. By Chris Forsberg Created with Sketch.
It’s a late October night, and Kyrie Irving is playing with a little extra sizzle, the anticipation growing each time he touches the ball in a nationally televised game in Milwaukee.
And then it happens.
As Irving revs up for a second-quarter drive — three dribbles between his legs, a crossover and another pass through the pins — before launching past Malcolm Brogdon near the paint, you can’t help but wonder if the Bucks guard has the toughest job in the building.
Perched a good distance from the action, Boston Celtics radio play-by-play man Sean Grande might have the second-toughest task: attempting to put Irving’s dazzling displays into words.
“The only thing I can compare it to is that shell game that they run on the JumboTron,” Grande said. “At first it’s going really slow …
“And then it just starts going super fast, and you just have to make a decision.”
That’s a scary proposition for