first_img LIVE TV 10 months ago Dream11 BOS vs PHI: Team news, predictions and other NBA updates Colin DCunha First Published: 24th October, 2019 10:22 IST WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 24th October, 2019 10:22 IST NBA: Watch Kyrie Irving Speed Through Wolves Defence The Minnesota Timberwolves emerged victorious over the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. Kyrie Irving puts in a record-breaking performance on his debut. COMMENT Kyrie Irving succumbing to the weight of the expectations of Brooklyn Nets’ fans could very well be the wish of the rivals of the Nets this season. However, if the Nets’ rival fans were dropping penny after penny in the wishing well, their efforts failed to materialize as Kyrie Irving dropped 50 points on his debut for the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center. Irving, who moved to the Nets after an arguably disappointing season with the Boston Celtics, displayed his complete arsenal of showmanship as he dazzled in his debut for the Nets.Also Read | NBA: From Steph Curry To KD, Here Are The Highest Paid Players SUBSCRIBE TO US 10 months ago NBA 2019-20: Boston Celtics profile, roster and season schedulecenter_img Irving asserts dominanceIrving appeared to count each defender he beat during a fastbreak opportunity. Irving took his time but suddenly stepped it up a notch, as he beat the three Wolves players who tried to block the shot. He then got caught up in the moment and appeared to count each defender he beat after netting the basket. Interestingly, during his 50-point display, Kyrie Irving also went on to set a record. The former Celtics star now holds the record for most points in an NBA debut. Nets fans will be licking their lips at the prospect of having one of the most potent scorers in the league, as the Nets look to challenge for the crown this season. Also Read | NBA: Kawhi Leonard Leads Clippers To A 112-102 Win Over LakersAlso Read | LeBron James Has Epic Stare Down With Clippers Guard Lou Williams WE RECOMMEND Written By In dropping a 50-point display against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Irving became the just the seventh player in Nets’ history to net 50 points in a game. For Irving, this was his first 50-point display in his career. His dominating display against the Timberwolves consisted of 17-of-33 shooting, with a 7-of-14 showing coming from the three-point range. That’s one way of announcing yourself to the Nets fans. Also Read | NBA: Watch Toronto Raptors Championship Ring Ceremony In Season-openerIrving’s impressive display, however, proved to fall just short, as the Minnesota Timberwolves emerged winner against the Brooklyn Nets by a slim margin of 127-126. Irving racked up 12 points in the opening period of the game. He also recorded his first basket after just under three minutes as a Net. There was a moment when Irving was on song. That is when this happened.  10 months ago Klay Thompson may miss NBA 2019-20 regular season due to ACL injury 10 months ago NBA: Watch Toronto Raptors championship ring ceremony in season-opener FOLLOW US 10 months ago NBA: From Steph Curry to KD, here are the highest paid playerslast_img

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