After agreeing to $90 million deal, Irving shows world his happy dance
What would you do if someone agreed to pay you $90 million over five years?
How ’bout take to Twitter at close to 2 a.m., then wake up a buddy at around 5 and have him record your happy dance?
That’s what Kyrie Irving did early Tuesday morning.
Shortly after the NBA’s free-agency period began, the Cavaliers and their All-Star point guard — who had one year left on his deal before being eligible for free agency — announced they had agreed to stay together for the next half-decade after this contract ends:
— Dan Gilbert (@cavsdan) July 1, 2014
I'm here for the long haul Cleveland!!! and I'm ecstatic!! Super excited and blessed to be here and apart of something special.#ClevelandKID
— Kyrie Irving (@KyrieIrving) July 1, 2014
According to FOX Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico, the deal will pay Irving the maximum $90 million.
A few hours later, Irving was still so excited, he apparently had to wake up former high-school teammate and current NBA D-Leaguer Dexter Strickland. In an Instagram post which has since been deleted, Strickland reportedly wrote:
And posted this video with it:
H/t: Bleacher Report