Kyrie Irving

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Nick Friar
April 08, 2019 - 12:34 pm
Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward and the Celtics have talked about securing home court advantage for a little while. They did so in 2017 Red Sox fashion, with the Brooklyn Nets knocking off the Indiana Pacers. Given the mess this reality show devolved into, the finish is a bit surprising. But home-...
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Josue Pavon
April 04, 2019 - 9:28 am
Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving opened up about his relationship with Brad Stevens Wednesday night. Following a 112-102 victory, Irving talked about how his relationship with his head coach has grown and that the two have found common ground this season as they've worked towards figuring out to...
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Josue Pavon
April 02, 2019 - 11:03 am
The hip-hop community, along with various professional athletes, mourned the loss of rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot to death Sunday in Los Angeles. Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving spoke about the late rapper following Monday's win against the Heat. "It's just hard," Irving said. "To...
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Josue Pavon
April 02, 2019 - 1:36 am
Dwyane Wade played his final game at TD Garden this season as the future Hall of Fame shooting guard plans to call it a career at the end of this season. The Heat, a team clinging onto the final playoff spot of the Eastern Conference, entered Monday's game knowing there were playoff implications on...
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Josue Pavon
March 30, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Kyrie Irving appeared disinterested in discussing the topic of racism among black athletes in Boston, following a 114-112 win over the Pacers Friday night. For the Celtics point guard, the topic of racism in America goes far beyond the basketball court or the city he plays for. While he's heard...
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Josue Pavon
March 25, 2019 - 8:54 am
The news of Rob Gronkowski's retirement made its way into the Celtics locker room, following Sunday night's 115-96 blowout loss against the Spurs. Celtics forward Gordon Hayward caught wind of the news when he was asked about it towards the end of his post game scrum. "I didn't know that," Hayward...
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Josue Pavon
March 25, 2019 - 6:11 am
It's time to find out what Kyrie Irving is truly made of. We've spent the past month listening to Irving tell us how he's ready for the postseason or as he put it -- that's when he has the most fun. Well with only eight games left in the midst of a four-game losing streak, the Celtics still have a...
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Josue Pavon
March 24, 2019 - 8:57 am
"We are in an evolution phase: Who's reliable?" That's what Brad Stevens told Brian Scalabrine prior to tip-off in Charlotte, in a game where rookie Robert Williams got the nod to start for the Celtics for a team that played without Al Horford and big man Aron Baynes in the front court. Williams...
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WEEI
March 20, 2019 - 2:34 pm
With the regular season winding down, expect Kyrie Irving and a few others to get some rest heading into the postseason. Irving told reporters Wednesday he "definitely" plans on missing some games with only 11 remaining before the playoffs. “It just makes no sense to put emphasis on these regular-...
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March 17, 2019 - 9:53 am
Kyrie Irving will never forget the first time he faced Jose Calderon. It was his rookie season in the NBA. He couldn't wait to prove himself against the other young point guards in the league, against his favorite point guard, Chris Paul, but instead the Raptors guard got the best of him. "He bust...
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