Kyrie Irving

Celtics Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Anyone who followed the Celtics for five minutes in 2018-19 shouldn’t be surprised by news that Kyrie Irving had a less than ideal relationship with his younger teammates. Jayson Tatum recently expressed the Celtics, in fact, did get along. Problem was, the chemistry was only solid off the court...
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Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck
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Nick Friar
June 14, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Apparently, there’s at least one person in the Celtics organization who feels similarly to Danny Ainge when it comes to taking risks in NBA free agency and on the trade market. Ainge spoke about the matter recently , stating, “There’s always risk in making deals. We’re not afraid of risk.” Well,...
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Kyrie Irving and John Wall
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Andy Hart
June 14, 2019 - 12:54 pm
Sometimes one-offs are all you need. Whether it’s movie-making, baby-making or making a run at a sports championship, there are times when things just come together perfectly, likely and sometimes hopefully never to be repeated. The phrase “one-and-done” is most commonly associated with elite...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 13, 2019 - 6:15 pm
Just when it seemed like there was a chance the Celtics might manage to hold onto Kyrie Irving, another report indicates he is leaving Boston. Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald is reporting multiple sources have given indication Irving is prepared to sign with the Nets when he officially becomes a...
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Gabby Guerard
June 13, 2019 - 2:58 pm
While Kyrie Irving rumors have fluctuated daily, the latest development comes from Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett , who reports that the Celtics haven’t been ruled out yet. “According to multiple league sources, Irving still has not removed the Celtics from consideration as he contemplates where to...
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Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Nick Friar
June 13, 2019 - 11:34 am
It’s been fairly well-documented the Patriots have held onto Tom Brady at a discounted rate. The most recent bit of information confirming that is the 2019 Forbes “World’s Highest-Paid Athletes” list. Forbes has two categories on the list: salary/winnings and endorsements. The total earnings are...
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Lucy Burdge
June 12, 2019 - 10:19 pm
Welcome to Thursday’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 . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Seattle at Minnesota, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Texas at Boston, 7:10 (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7) MLB: Detroit at Kansas...
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Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 12, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Kyrie Irving has reportedly ended his working relationship with agent Jeff Wechsler of 24/7 Sports Management, who also represents Jayson Tatum. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski had the information on Wednesday , which was soon followed by the news of who will represent Irving going forward: ROC Nation...
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Ryan Hannable
June 12, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Kyrie Irving is setting himself up to leave Boston. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Irving is not opting into his $21.3 million deal for next season and will become a free agent eligible to sign a new contract with the Celtics or another team. The team has expected this ahead of the...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 11, 2019 - 5:28 pm
Even if Kevin Durant is forced to sit out all of next season after the Achilles injury he suffered in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday, he should still make $31.5 million. That’s because Durant still has a player option he can exercise to stick with the Warriors for 2019-20. Now, the injury can...
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