Kyrie Irving went off for a season-high 50 points on an extremely efficient 15-19 from the field to help Brooklyn end a four-game losing streak in their 132-121 win in Charlotte.
It was a much-needed victory for the 33-33 Nets who are now the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference.
We collected the best tweet reactions from Irving’s 50-point performance in Charlotte.
Kyrie Irving tonight:
15-19 FG (78%)
9-12 3-pt FG
He is the first player in NBA history to record 50 points, 9 3-pointers and 75% shooting in a game.
— Matt Williams (@StatsWilliams) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving had an true shooting percentage of 101.3%
That’s the highest in a 50-point game in NBA history.
Kyrie was so efficient, he broke analytics.
— Micah Adams (@MicahAdams13) March 9, 2022
Man… Kyrie Irving dropped 50 points on 19 shots. Man is a basketball savant.
— Anthony Puccio (@APOOCH) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving just had the most efficient 50 point game of all time.
— Guru (@DrGuru_) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving dropped 50 on 79% fg… there aren’t 75 basketball players who are better than Kyrie with all due respect.
— Mark Jackson’s Burner (@casualtakeking) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving is still a top 5 point guard… I feel like a lot of people forgot that this year since he hasn’t been playing a lot
— dean 🦂 (@DeanScorpion_) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving is one of a kind, you will never see a player with skills like him again in you lifetime.
— Brooklyn Netcast (@BrooklynNetcast) March 9, 2022
Steve Nash on Kyrie Irving’s 50-piece: “He’s incredible. He’s a career-highlight reel every night. We have a special player on our hands. Overall, he’s an incredible player and shot creator.”
— Chris Milholen (@CMilholenSB) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving just scored 50 points on 101.1 TS%.
— 𝐇 𝐨 𝐨 𝐩 𝐕 𝐞 𝐧 𝐮 𝐞 (@KGsGOAT) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving could be saving the Nets season right now
— Cody Mallory (@RealCodyMallory) March 9, 2022
This is what happens when Kyrie Irving plays like Kyrie Irving.
— Kristian Winfield #NFTAllStar (@Krisplashed) March 9, 2022
Kyrie Irving DOES NOT want to be a 9 seed 😤
— Leb 🦋 (@PlayboiSimmons) March 9, 2022