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Former Duke guard Kyrie Irving dresses like an old man, schools competition

May 19, 2012, 12:50 PM EDT

Kyrie Irving only spent one season at Duke, but, after being drafted first overall in the 2011 NBA draft and winning the Rookie of the Year award, he seems to be a centerpiece of the Cleveland franchise.

The next phase in Irving’s career, though, might be as an old man. In a new Pepsi marketing campaign, Irving dresses as an old guy, named “Uncle Drew,” shows up to a playground in his native New Jersey, and lets the unexpecting players have it.

Check out the spot below:

Daniel Martin is a writer and editor at, covering St. John’s. You can find him on Twitter:@DanielJMartin_

  1. dallasfan89 - May 19, 2012 at 10:29 PM

    Cool and funny.

  2. justachillin - May 20, 2012 at 10:02 AM

    Uncle Drew is a baller…I loved it!

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