20-year-old Kyrie Irving made most of the NBA look old and slow as they attempted to guard him and was named the NBA Rookie of the Year this week. In this pretty tremendous Pepsi commercial Irving is an elderly gentleman making people look silly.
In the same vein as the Larry Johnson "Grandmama" commercials and the Nike advertisements where LeBron played older relatives, Irving is transformed into an old man, who can still ball. Iriving plays "Uncle Drew," an old timer who knows and loves basketball. When a player goes down during a game at Clark's Pond Courts in Bloomfield, N.J. Uncle Drew gets asked to fill in. Not only does he fill in, but he dominates and makes the youngbloods look like jive turkeys.