Kyrie Irving

Hornets guard Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
June 30, 2019 - 12:30 am
On June 24, it looked like the Celtics were left with their young core, Marcus Smart and Gordon Hayward. Kyrie Irving was leaving, so was Al Horford. Terry Rozier was the logical option to take over as the new starting point guard. The next day, the C’s are reportedly “stealth suitors” for Kemba...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 29, 2019 - 6:28 pm
Kyrie Irving is not about to be outdone by his old team. Not long after a report indicated Kemba Walker and the Celtics are set to ink the deal as soon as possible on Sunday, another surfaced regarding the soon-to-be ex-Celtics point guard. According to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Irving and the...
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Nick Friar
June 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Things could get very weird for Kyrie Irving soon. For a while now, it had been rumored he and Kevin Durant were thinking about teaming up together , likely in New York. Irving was rumored to favor the Nets , Durant the Knicks. It appears Durant is still interested in the Knicks, though if he goes...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Warriors forward Kevin Durant
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Nick Friar
June 28, 2019 - 10:36 pm
Kevin Durant has long been rumored as Kyrie Irving’s desired new partner as the two hit free agency. With Irving favoring the Nets, there have been rumors he’s tried to persuade Durant to pick Brooklyn over any other possible candidates. For Irving’s sake, he made need to do everything he can to...
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Amin Touri
June 28, 2019 - 12:50 pm
In a Friday morning appearance on Mut & Callahan on WEEI, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix gave some insight on the Celtics’ offseason, with the departures of Kyrie Irving and Al Horford and the potential signing of Kemba Walker, as Boston tries to replace its losses and remain a contender. “...
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Alex Reimer
June 28, 2019 - 10:24 am
It’s been apparent for some time Kyrie Irving likely won’t re-sign with the Celtics this summer. The warning signs added up throughout the winter, culminating in episodes of aloofness and emotional distance, such as when he reportedly refused a team charitable request at the end of the season. In...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Hornets guard Kemba Walker
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Nick Friar
June 28, 2019 - 6:15 am
By signing Kemba Walker , the Celtics will get the star they need to remain competitive in the Eastern Conference. But the first thing I hear when it comes to Walker is, “Well, he’s not Kyrie Irving.” Absolutely. But that’s not entirely a bad thing. And — now this could just be me — didn’t most...
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Lucy Burdge
June 28, 2019 - 5:45 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: Atlanta at NY Mets, 7 p.m. (MLB Network) AROUND THE WEB: -- The stars came out on Thursday night to celebrate the...
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Celtics wings Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown
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Nick Friar
June 28, 2019 - 5:15 am
One thing that’s popped up in the course of Kyrie Irving v. Kemba Walker now that latter is expected to replace the former is the “too many mouths to feed” problem that came up last season. Not sure why it’s coming up. It seems fairly obvious why this shouldn’t be a problem anymore. And this isn’t...
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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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