Kyrie Irving was on the prime of his recreation as he led the Brooklyn Nets to a complete 150-108 win of their NBA conflict on Tuesday, scoring 60 factors within the recreation.
Kyrie Irving got here up along with his 60 factors simply at some point after Karl-Anthony Cities achieved the feat for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nets star set a brand new franchise file, along with his 60 factors one of the best ever within the historical past of the franchise.
Kyrie Irving might have gotten extra factors, however he selected to take a look at of the sport with eight minutes left within the fourth quarter. He scored 41 of his 60 factors within the first half of the sport earlier than finishing his 60-piece within the second half.
Kyrie Irving has not been removed from controversy this yr owing to his choice to not take the COVID-19 vaccine. This has value him the chance of enjoying within the Brooklyn Nets’ residence video games in New York, which means he can solely play once they journey away from residence.
The Memphis Grizzlies didn’t really feel the absence of Ja Morant as they received 135-102 towards the Indiana Pacers to retain second place within the Western Convention. Desmond Bane scored 21 factors for the Grizzlies, and Jaren Jackson Jr recorded 19 factors.
Miami Warmth defeated the Detroit Pistons 105-98 within the NBA on Tuesday. Tyler Herro scored 29 factors, as Bam Adebayo and Max Strus recorded 16 factors every.
Phoenix Suns continued with their spectacular kind as they picked up one other win, this time towards the New Orleans Pelicans. The Western Convention leaders received 131-115 with Devin Booker recording 27 factors, Miles Bridges 20 factors and JaVale McGee with 19 factors.