List of potential nicknames for Kyrie Irving’s Crossover

Kyrie Irving discussed the evolution of his crossover this past weekend. I wrote about it in a SLAM article where Irving specifically credits Allen Iverson, Kevin Johnson, and Tim Hardaway as being influential in desiging the move he has today. Hardaway’s crossover, for example, is forever celebrated by the Utep Two Step nickname, and I suggested Irving’s move deserved a similar handle. Since posting the article, I’ve received a number of suggestions.

NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 19:  Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during warm ups against the New Jersey Nets at Prudential Center on March 19, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey.
Below are a twelve of those nickname suggestions for Kyrie Irving’s Crossover in no particular order:

(*) RealCavsFans was technically refering to Irving’s behind the back dribble. I did want to take this opportunity to highlight the instructional video he was referring to though, in the event you hadn’t seen it. 

Hit me up on Twitter and let us know which name you think we should go with. More later once votes are tallied. Enjoy your Thursday people.

Brendan Bowers

About Brendan Bowers

I am the founding editor of I am also a content strategist and social media manager with Electronic Merchant Systems in Cleveland. My work has been published in SLAM Magazine, KICKS Magazine, The Locker Room Magazine,,, and elsewhere. I've also written a lot of articles that have been published here.