VIDEO: Kyrie Irving evades Andre Drummond’s defense with insane up-and-under scoop
In the first half of the encounter between the two juggernaut teams at Barclays Center, Irving found himself deep in the paint after leaving his initial defender in the dust. The 6-foot-10 Drummond came over to protect the paint and challenged Uncle Drew as he left his feet.
The big man usually triumphs in these types of situations, right? Wrong.
Being the creative finisher that he is, Irving performed a slick up-and-under mid-air before scooping a beautiful right-handed lay-up over Drummond. Here’s another entry to Irving’s career acrobatic highlights.
Kyrie is special 😱
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Andre Drummond didn’t even know what hit him. He made a textbook defensive play by jumping straight up with both his arms extended, all the while not making contact with Irving.
Still, he ended up in the growing list of Kyrie’s victims.
Irving, meanwhile, has truly been sensational for Brooklyn since his backcourt mate James Harden went down with injury. The seven-time All-Star has continued steering the ship for the Nets, especially since Kevin Durant just got back from a lengthy absence of his won.