Kyrie Irving

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
April 24, 2019 - 4:02 pm
Kyrie Irving has previously stated he sought out Kobe Bryant’s advice regarding his career, particularly when he was rumored to be in a deal that would have sent him to Phoenix from Cleveland. Like many around the game, Irving respects the future Basketball Hall of Famer’s opinion, which is why it...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
April 24, 2019 - 12:17 pm
As much as the Indiana Pacers weren’t exactly the most talented offensive team, a four-game sweep in the first round wouldn’t have been possible for the Celtics without Kyrie Irving. Boston still might’ve won the series, but it wouldn’t have been a lock. No one else can garner the attention Irving...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
April 23, 2019 - 12:31 pm
In the doldrums of winter, we took scores of reactionary callers –– pardon the redundancy –– who proclaimed they would rather see Terry Rozier or Marcus Smart start at point guard for the Celtics instead of Kyrie Irving. It’s safe to say most of those folks probably feel differently following...
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Celtics forward Gordon Hayward
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Nick Friar
April 21, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Despite the Celtics finishing with their highest point total of the series, finishing off the Pacers 110-106, Game 4 was far from pretty. The Celtics couldn’t get things going offensively in the first half with Darren Collison and Cory Joseph playing air-tight defense on Kyrie Irving while the...
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Josue Pavon
April 20, 2019 - 6:44 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- When Kyrie Irving was seen on the bench getting his right hand checked out just before halftime in Game 2 of the Celtics' best-of-7 series against the Pacers, it didn't seem like a big deal at the time. Fast forward to Celtics shootaround Friday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse...
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Josue Pavon
April 20, 2019 - 11:02 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- When the Celtics' 2018-19 regular season commenced last September the excitement of seeing Brad Stevens' starting lineup at full strength outweighed the likelihood of a trying season that was eventually bestowed upon the four-year head coach. It didn't work out the way Stevens...
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Josue Pavon
April 20, 2019 - 1:11 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- After Kyrie Irving's 37-point performance in Game 2, Pacers head coach Nate McMillan's game plan heading into Game 3 was a blatant one -- force Irving into a playmaker. Indiana's defensive approach to make Irving pass the ball and see if his teammates could beat them instead of...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and forward Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
April 19, 2019 - 11:27 pm
The Pacers desperately needed a win in Game 3 and approached contest accordingly, from start to finish. That still wasn’t enough to knock off the Celtics, who matched Indiana’s intensity throughout, taking Game 3 104-96 on the road. With the exception of the Pacers’ response in the second quarter...
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Kyrie Irving
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WEEI
April 19, 2019 - 12:04 pm
It may be nothing, but it's at least worth keeping an eye on. After cameras caught Kyrie Irving getting his right hand/wrist checked out during Wednesday night's Game 2, Irving had it looked at again during Friday morning's shootaround, as captured by WEEI.com's Josue Pavon . Check out the video...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Lucy Burdge
April 18, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Welcome to Friday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Arizona at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. (NESN Plus, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: NY...
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