Kyrie Irving

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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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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Lucy Burdge
March 15, 2019 - 8:13 am
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 Exhibition: Boston at NY Yankees, 1 p.m. (Ch. 25, WEEI-AM 850) MLB Exhibition: Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox, 4 p.m...
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March 12, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Kyrie Irving has been pretty outspoken the last few weeks about the way the media has handled his impending free agency, especially with All-Star weekend. In a recent interview with Yahoo! Sports , Irving apologized. “The way I’ve handled things, it hasn’t been perfect,” Irving said. “I’ve made a...
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John Tomase
March 11, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Paul Pierce had to learn how to lead during his Celtics career, which is why he recognizes the struggles of Kyrie Irving. Speaking to the Boston Herald on Monday , Pierce expressed skepticism over the Celtics' improved play recently, and circled back to Irving as a force for unity or destruction,...
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Lucy Burdge
March 10, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Welcome to Monday’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 . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Charlotte at Houston, 8 p.m. (NBATV) NBA: Boston at LA Clippers, 10:30 p.m. (NBATV, NBCSB) NHL: San Jose at Minnesota,...
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Josue Pavon
March 10, 2019 - 3:18 am
The Celtics haven't been the same team since last Sunday's plane ride to California. The now-famous commute has all of a sudden changed the team's attitude, focus and has forced them to re-commit to playing winning basketball. Although it essentially takes all of Brad Stevens' guys to be on the...
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Kyrie Irving
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Alex Reimer
March 08, 2019 - 11:40 am
Kyrie Irving’s one-sided war against the media continued this week with a hypocritical soliloquy on how he doesn’t play basketball for fame or fortune. "I didn’t really come into this game for there to be cameras in my face, be famous, be a celebrity, so it’s a little hard for me,” he told...
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Alex Reimer
March 07, 2019 - 9:30 am
Charles Barkley doesn’t seem to think Kyrie Irving is deep or complicated. Instead, the NBA Hall of Famer believes the mercurial Celtics point guard is just petulant. In an interview Wednesday with ESPN’s “Get Up,” Barkley lambasted Irving for his recent anti-media diatribes. “I don’t know him that...
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