Irving Scores 50 But Misses Last Shot In Loss


I’d say that when the Brooklyn Nets went out and signed Kyrie Irving to a huge deal over the summer, they did it for just this reason—to have him put up 50 points a game.

Unfortunately, they should have signed him to score 52 a game.

Because not only was two points the difference between a win and a loss in last night’s 127-126 overtime loss to the Timberwolves in Brooklyn, it was Irving who missed the last shot.

Watch as Irving—whose 50 points last night set a record for most points by a player in his opening game for a team—loses his balance and misses the potential winning shot before falling back onto the court, laying on his back in disbelief.

Source: ESPN

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