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Kyrie Irving
Kyrie Irving
Position: G
Born: 03/23/92
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:179 lbs. / 81.6 kg.
Salary: $17,638,063
SI: [Against Australia] you guys finished the game with Kyrie Irving, Klay Thompson, Paul George, Kevin Durant, and Carmelo Anthony. It seems like basketball’s evolved to even since the World Championships in 2014. What do you think of how quickly this has all changed? Thibodeau: I don’t think it’s changed dramatically. Size is still very important. What has changed is having guys who can play multiple positions. I think every team has to have the ability to do both. You have to be able to play big, and you know, everyone talks about Golden State playing small, but most of the time they’re playing big. And then they adjust and they’ll go with their small lineup, where they have a lot of 6’7 or 6’8 guys who are interchangeable. Really, that’s the way we’re built. We have two traditional centers with great size, and then we have the versatility of Draymond. That’s what makes Draymond so unique. His ability to play three or four positions, and then when you do play small, you’re not sacrificing you’re defensive rebounding. It’s a different look for teams. I think teams are moving in that direction.