30 August, 2014
14 September
All-Star Five
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Irving named MVP of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, headlines All-Star Five

MADRID (FIBA Basketball World Cup) - USA guard Kyrie Irving was rewarded for his impressive tournament and a huge individual performance in the Final of the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup on Sunday by receiving the Most Valuable Player awarded, presented by Tissot.

Irving made all six of his three-point attempts as part of a 10-of-13 shooting display on his way to a game-high 26 points and handed out four assists as the USA beat Serbia 129-92 to retain the title of world champions they won in 2010.

The 22-year-old headlined the All-Star Five which also included his USA team-mate Kenneth Faried, Serbia guard Milos Teodosic, France forward Nicolas Batum, and Spain big man Pau Gasol.