Kyrie Irving first suited up for USA Basketball at the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit that was played on April 10 in Portland, Oregon.
The 18-year-old Irving helped the USA to a 101-97 comeback win over the World Select Team, scoring 15 points and dishing out five assists in the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit.
A few months after the 2010 Nike Hoop Summit, Irving was selected as a member of the 2010 USA U18 National Team that won a gold medal at the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship that was played June 26-30 in San Antonio, Texas.
Irving started all five games of the 2010 FIBA Americas U18 Championship and averaged 13.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and a team high 4.2 assists per game. He scored 21 points in the USA’s 81-78 gold-medal victory over Brazil.
After being named as the 2012 NBA Rookie of the Year, Irving was selected to the 2012 USA Basketball Men’s Select Team that trained against the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team in July in Las Vegas.
Irving led all scorers in the 2013 USA Basketball Showcase that was played July 26 in Las Vegas, scoring 23 points to go with seven assists in 27 minutes played to help USA White to a 128-106 win over USA Blue.
Pictured here speaking with Anthony Davis (right), Irving officially was named to the USA Basketball Men’s National Team on Jan. 23, 2014.
Irving took part in his second USA Basketball Showcase on Aug. 1, 2014 in Las Vegas.
Irving was named as a member of the 2014 USA Basketball World Cup Team on Aug. 23.
At the 2014 FIBA World Cup Aug. 30-Sept. 14 in Spain, Irving started in all nine games and averaged 12.1 points to go with a team-leading 3.6 assists per game.
After scoring 26 points against Serbia in the gold medal game, Irving was named MVP of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
His 6-of-6 shooting from 3-point in the gold medal game against Serbia is a U.S. Men’s World Cup single-game record for 3-point percentage, and he holds the U.S. Men’s World Cup career and single-competition records for 3-point percentage at 60.9% (14-23 3pt FGs).
Irving attended but did not participate in the 2015 USA Basketball Men’s National Team minicamp in July in Las Vegas. He is pictured sitting with (left to right) John Wall, Anthony Davis and Kenneth Faried.
Irving was named to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team on June 27, 2016.
Pictured here alongside Kyle Lowry, Irving started in all eight USA wins in the 2016 Olympic Games that were played Aug. 6-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
He averaged 11.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and a team-best 4.9 assists in 22.0 minutes per game.
With 12 assists against France on Aug. 14, 2016, Irving is tied with LeBron James (2012), Michael Jordan (1992), Leon Wood (1984) and Phil Ford (1976) for the U.S. Olympic men’s single-game assists record.
Irving’s 2016 Olympic gold medal was won alongside his college coach at Duke University, Mike Krzyzewski (right), who led the 2008, 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Teams.
Pictured with Russell Westbrook (right), Irving attended practices but did not participate in the 2018 USA Basketball Men’s National Team minicamp in July in Las Vegas.
Irving was named on Feb. 10, 2020 as a finalist for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, however, the 2020 Olympics have been postponed to be played in 2021.
Through the Years: Kyrie Irving
U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team 119, China 62 (8/6/16)