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Kyrie Irving is amongst NBA's most clutch players - this stat proves it

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This may only be Kyrie Irving's fifth season in the NBA, but the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard has already developed a reputation as one of the league's most clutch players.

The 23-year-old furthered the notion on Monday night as he helped the Cavs to a 111-106 overtime win over the Indiana Pacers - scoring six points, and sinking four crucial free throws, in the extra period.

Now, a stat brought to our attention via the NBA Reddit channel has revealed just how clutch Uncle Drew really is.

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According to the post, Irving is a perfect 32-of-32 in his career when it comes to shooting overtime free throws.

With games on a knife edge during OT, and free throws already putting the pressure on a player regardless of when they come in a game, it is a fairly remarkable stat for the young PG.

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Irving's clutch play will likely be tested throughout the remainder of the season, as the Cavaliers look to become NBA champions.

NBA fans: Who do you think is the most clutch player in the league? Have your say in the comments below...

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