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Path of the only black female NBA agent to represent Kyrie Irving

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Sheteria Riley Irving has never been afraid of her voice. Due to her previous roles in the entertainment and media industry, she was surrounded by prominent role models that helped her shine. However, as she listens to her story, it is clear that she was born with a personality that she finds attractive. It’s clear that her son-in-law, basketball superstar Kyrie Irving, sees her as a businesswoman. When she accepted the offer to be his agent, they both “won,” she says. Riley Her Irving has taken on a new role with poise and excellence (and most importantly, she puts Kylie’s best interests in her court at center).