Kyrie Irving is in the midst of his best career season, averaging 25.5 points per game to go along with 5.8 assists per game, 3.3 rebounds per game and 1.2 steals in 64 performances (according to basketball-reference). These stats are the best of Uncle Drew's young career. After just recently turning age 25, Kyrie Irving has done what most players haven’t been able to do throughout their whole career, and that’s to win a championship -- along with being a 4x NBA All-Star, All-Star game MVP, NBA Rookie of the Year, USA Basketball Male athlete of the year and three point contest winner.

Kyrie Irving’s new career-high

In the Cleveland Cavaliers' last game -- a loss to the young and talented Washington Wizards, Uncle Drew hit one three pointer. This shot from beyond the arc marked his 158th three pointer of the season, passing his previous record of 157 three’s in a season which was accomplished in the 2014-15 campaign. The NBA’s new obsession with the three point shot proven by the Warriors and Rockets' success is a big reason for Kyrie’s accomplishment.

The Cavaliers have already set a franchise record for three pointers made in a season, and their starting point guard’s contribution is a big reason for it. The Cavs have a deep list of shooters on their roster to accompany Kyrie Irving.

Those include the likes of Kyle Korver, Kevin Love, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert, Richard Jefferson, Channing Frye, James Jones, LeBron James and Deron Williams. And let’s not ignore Derrick Williams, Kay Felder and DeAndre Liggins, who are able to make it rain when left open.

Kyrie re-inventing his game?

For Kyrie Irving, it seems every year he gets faster, stronger, and better -- and this year is no different. If the Cavaliers want a chance to repeat, the 4-time All-Star will have to be on top of his game. Despite Cleveland’s recent woes, they are still sitting on top of the Eastern Conference standings, heading into the playoffs at full health.

All eyes will be on the defending champs moving forward.

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