Former shooting guard who starred for the Boston University Terriers basketball team between 1984 and 1988. He would finish his career there with the second-most minutes played in 1988.
He grew up in the Bronx, New York City, where he was a basketball standout at Stevenson High School.
He later starred on Australia's Bulleen Bombers squad between 1992 and 1994 as their top scorer. He played for coach Brett Brown, who was a fellow Boston University alumnus.
His son Kyrie Irving has gone on to NBA stardom as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. His daughter's name is Asia Irving. His wife Elizabeth died suddenly from illness in 1996.
His first grandchild is his son Kyrie's daughter Azurie Irving.