Former New York Knicks point guard Rod Strickland set a new standard for point guards in the NBA like John Wall, Chris Paul, and Kyrie Irving.

The first-round pick in the 1988 draft played professionally for nine different teams (Knicks, Spurs, Trail Blazers, Bullets/Wizards, Heat, Timberwolves, Magic, Raptors, Rockets) from 1988 to 2005.

He’s Bronx born and raised, and it appears he’s super close to Kyrie Irving. 

Check out his posts below: 


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A lot of history! Mitchell Houses in the Bronx is where B-ball started for this crew..💪🏾💪🏾

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Last Night!

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Kyrie Irving could have multiple options in New York if he elects to leave the Celtics this summer.

The Knicks and Nets are both expected to pursue the 27-year-old star if he opts out of his contract and becomes a free agent after the season, according to a report from the New York Daily News, which cites unidentified league sources.

The Knicks had been viewed as a front-runner to land Irving, but he may actually prefer to sign with the Nets, the report says.

David Griffin, who was the general manager of the Cavaliers while Irving played there, said recently he believes Irving is more likely to join Brooklyn.

“I think Brooklyn is the fit that’s better for him in terms of his mindset,” Griffin told NBA TV. “I think he likes what they’ve done there, culturally.”

Kyrie’s New York connection seem to be very strong. 

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