Kyrie Irving Announces He’s a Father
On Tuesday, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving announced that he is a father.
Irving, who is currently recovering following surgery for a fractured knee cap, posted a photo of him holding his newborn baby girl who is named after his late mother. He included a heartfelt message with the photo.
“Azurie Elizabeth Irving 11/23/15,” shared the star. “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.”
The NBA star’s mother passed away suddenly at the young age of 29-years-old. She was diagnosed with sepsis, a body inflammation caused by an infection. He was only 4-years-old at the time.
Azurie is Kyrie’s first child.
(Photo Credit: Instagram)