Kyrie Irving

Celtics forward Al Horford and Hornets guard Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
June 27, 2019 - 1:38 pm
So it looks like the Celtics are going to get their star player to fill the void left by Kyrie Irving. And, of course, Kemba Walker, a member of the 2019 All-NBA Third Team, will not only be the new star, he’ll also man the point. With the Celtics in deep on Walker — now being the reported...
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Celtics forward Marcus Morris and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 26, 2019 - 12:26 pm
One name that hasn’t seemed to pop up in Celtics free agency rumors is Marcus Morris. He has Bird Rights, but the Celtics will probably renounce those because Boston currently has a $10 million cap hold on Morris. And the whole thing with Kyrie Irving and Al Horford supposedly leaving is the...
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Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon and Celtics guard Marcus Smart
Nick Friar
June 26, 2019 - 10:30 am
In addition to their reported pursuit of Kemba Walker, Bucks point guard Malcolm Brogdon appears to be on the Celtics radar to help fill the shoes of Kyrie Irving. Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated is reporting the restricted free agent “has been discussed internally” by Boston. Keith Smith of...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
June 26, 2019 - 8:49 am
It appears the Nets are the favorites to land Kyrie Irving over the next week or so as a free agent. Some are wondering why Irving would have Brookyn as his preferred choice , but appearing on ESPN Tuesday night, Adrian Wojnarowski explained Irving's thinking. “The reason he’s gravitated over time...
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Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
June 25, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Kyrie Irving and Al Horford may be on their way out of Boston, but Marcus Smart won’t hold that against them. Even with rumors circulating about Irving’s displeasure last season, Smart has been in communication with the star guard to check in on his well-being. None of the things they’ve discussed...
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Amin Touri
June 25, 2019 - 1:12 pm
With Kyrie Irving on the way out and Terry Rozier looking likely to join him, the Celtics need some help in the backcourt, and may be a potential suitor for Charlotte Hornets star Kemba Walker, according to Marc Stein of the New York Times. The Celtics, I'm told, are emerging as a stealth suitor...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
June 25, 2019 - 10:55 am
There are five days until NBA free agency begins, but it appears there's a heavy favorite for where Kyrie Irving will end up. According to ESPN's Zach Lowe , the Nets remain Irving's "preferred choice." The report also adds the Nets have "telegraphed their intention" of signing both Irving and...
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Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 24, 2019 - 6:48 pm
"Character" was somewhat of a theme at the introductory press conference for the four Celtics selection from the 2019 NBA Draft. Danny Ainge spoke on it regarding the foursome as a whole, and it became more apparent when each individual talked. Grant Williams stole the show by admitting he's a nerd...
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Tremont Waters
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Gabby Guerard
June 24, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Thursday, Tremont Waters and Carsen Edwards became teammates in Boston. A year ago, Waters had no idea who Edwards was. Though the moment he saw Edwards play was one he would never forget. At the draft picks’ introductory press conference Monday, Waters recalled ordering chicken wings and french...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
June 24, 2019 - 3:33 pm
Kyrie Irving is apparently showing more effort in his single-person pursuit of Kevin Durant this summer than he displayed on the defensive side of the floor all season long. The two superstars have met twice in recent weeks, according to Bleacher Report’s Ric Bucher. League sources say they got...
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