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Most infamous sports breakups

Kyrie Irving’s trade to the Celtics on Tuesday breaks up the Cavaliers’ championship-winning duo of LeBron James and Irving, but it’s not the first time we’ve seen an A-list sports celebrity relationship fall apart at the peak of its power.

25 most infamous breakups in sports history

With Tuesday’s news of a blockbuster trade that will send star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics, it marks the end of the LeBron James-Irving duo that won a championship together a little more than a year ago. Now, the two are going their separate ways. This isn’t the first time a breakup of this magnitude has played out in the sports world.

We look back at some of the most shocking sports splits of all time.