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Kyrie Irving -- Breaker of Ankles and Destroyer of Dignity

Note: For some reason, some of these gifs don't work. So just click on them and it should open a new tab with the gif in all of it's Kyridiculous glory.

Today, Jason Kidd announced his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons.

In response to that, Aviate posted this image:

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via www.waitingfornextyear.com

During the ensuing conversation with Jrowan, I got to thinking: how many current NBA players have had their ankles broken by Kyrie Irving? So, I decided to investigate, and compile a list.

Wings:

During the Team USA practice sessions, Kyrie played for the USA select team--which meant he would be playing against the players representing the U.S. in the Olympics. As we know, several amazing moments occurred from this.

Russell Westbrook:

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via cdn2.sbnation.com

Also in the camp, Kyrie pulled off a ridiculous run that involved crossing Kobe Bryant up twice, getting past Kevin Durant, and spinning past James Harden:

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, James Harden

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via cdn3.sbnation.com

Another one from Team USA, this time against Eric Gordon:

Eric Gordon

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via assets.sbnation.com

As we know, Kyrie put up a show during this year's All-Star game weekend. The highlight of the weekend was definitely when he destroyed Brandon Knight's ankles:

Brandon Knight

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via assets.sbnation.com


And for our TrailBlazers friends, here's Kyrie getting Damian Lillard to "jump around":

Damian Lillard:

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via 24.media.tumblr.com

Here's Kyrie making Monta Ellis look foolish:

Monta Ellis

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via 25.media.tumblr.com

Bigs:

I'm sure many of us remember Kyrie getting past Avery Bradley and scoring over Brandon Bass with this spin move.

Brandon Bass, Avery Bradley

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via i42.tinypic.com

How about in the Rising Stars Challenge again? Poor Nikola Vucevic didn't have a chance:

Nikola Vucevic

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via assets.sbnation.com

Marcin Gortat should have just stayed home:

Marcin Gortat

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via stream1.gifsoup.com

Same to you Al Jeffereson:

Al Jefferson

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via stream1.gifsoup.com

The take-home message?

Guarding Kyrie Irving can be hazardous to your health

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