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Kyrie Irving

He gets buckets: Irving's 'Uncle Drew' is back

By his own estimate, Kyrie Irving figures about half the people who shout at him in public use his name.

The other half yell for Uncle Drew.

The character Irving created — the old man who shows up at the playground and, as Drew would say, gets "buckets" — is back. Pepsi and Irving released Chapter 4 of the wildly popular Uncle Drew story on Thursday, this episode filmed at a Miami park over the summer and also featuring Ray Allen, Baron Davis and actor J.B. Smoove.

"I was actually on the court shooting once and this little kid and his father came over and the father says the kid watches Uncle Drew all the time," Irving said. "The...