Kyrie Irving Announces on Instagram That He’s a Father, Names Daughter After Mom

November 24th, 2015 by Thomas Duffy Leave a reply »

On Tuesday, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving announced that he’s a father.

The 23-year-old, who is still recovering from a fractured kneecap suffered in the 2015 NBA Finals, posted a picture of Azurie Elizabeth Irving. She was born Monday and is named after his late mother.

Here’s the three-time All-Star's whole message:

Azurie Elizabeth Irving 11/23/15

35 hours of labor from her great mother and she came into the world to bring a shine to my world that I never thought was possible. I love you so much, and my heart grew the first time I felt your heart against mine.

Mommy, I gave her your name because I know you will bless her and our family the same way you blessed me. I love you.


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