1 overall pick of the 2021 NBA draft and apparently looks up to the 2011 draft's top selection.
"For [Irving] just being around, he helps me a lot on the court and off the court," Kuminga said of his relationship with Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving, per Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium.
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The Nets point guard is a career 39.0 percent three-point shooter and hit arguably the most famous three-pointer in recent NBA history when he drilled what proved to be the winning shot in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals, allowing the Cleveland Cavaliers to defeat a 73-win Golden State Warriors squad.
Irving knows what it is like to reach the NBA's mountaintop, and Kuminga will surely pick the point guard's brain as he continues his own journey to the league.