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Kyrie Irving Religion: is the American Basketball Player Muslim or Christian?

The player is an Olympics Gold Medal winner and World Cup Champion

Kyrie Irving is an American Professional Basketball player, who plays for the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. He was the Round 1, First Pick overall in the 2011 NBA Draft concluding he was awarded as the rookie of the year. The player was picked by the Cleveland Cavaliers and won many titles and awards playing for the team. Currently, the player is a part of the Brooklyn Nets team after playing two seasons for the Boston Celtics. The 30 years old NBA Player is an Olympic Gold Medal winner in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and a World Cup winner in the 2014 Spain Basketball World Cup. Apart from Career Stats, many people are curious to know Kyrie Irving Religion. In this article, we will discuss it in detail.

What is Kyrie Irving Religion?

Kyrie Irving Religion is Islam. The player officially disclosed in a press conference that he has converted to Islam. There were many rumours around the NBA Universe that the player kneeled before the match to play. He is following the Islam religion with great love and respect as he also fasted during Ramadan. The player also said in the press conference that ‘‘All Praise is due to God, Allah, for this.’’ Before joining the Islam Religion, the player was a Christian/Catholic.

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Kyrie Irving Basketball Career

Kyrie Irving made his NBA Debut in the year 2011 playing for the Brooklyn Nets and after five years in 2016 playing for the same team he was an NBA Champion. He has made 6 playoffs appearance for the respective team he has played out of which in 2016 he won the NBA Championship. He has won 7 NBA All-Star awards, Male Athlete of the year, World Cup MVP, and part of many Teams of the season. It is fair enough to say that the player has achieved his dream goals in NBA but is still hungry to achieve more.

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Following are the Career Stats of Kyrie Irving in the NBA

PlayerGames PlayedPoints Per GamesBlocks Per Games
Kyrie Irving61123.1.4

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Nikhil Ambrose Lopes
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Nikhil Lopes is a Content Writer for The SportsLite website. Nikhil is a sports enthusiast and loves to watch and write about it.
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