Kyrie Irving

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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2019 - 10:31 am
Kyrie Irving has spent the better part of the new year chastising the media for taking his quotes out of context and unnecessarily hounding him about his pending free agency. Most of Irving’s criticisms are easily dismissed, since he’s played into the drama more than anybody, publicly complimenting...
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Alex Reimer
March 06, 2019 - 9:42 am
Even the most ardent Green Teamers won’t deny there’s been apparent tension on the Celtics this season. But that doesn’t mean the C’s can’t make a playoff run, as evidenced by their 128-95 thumping of the Warriors on Tuesday. During TNT’s halftime show, Shaquille O’Neal, who won three championships...
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Josue Pavon
March 06, 2019 - 4:23 am
OAKLAND -- Is this the turning point for the 2018-19 Celtics? Feels like we've asked ourselves this question at least eight times this year, but this time it's different. The Celtics not only blew the champion Warriors off their own floor, they bullied them, stole their lunch money and snatched...
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Lucy Burdge
March 05, 2019 - 8:22 pm
Welcome to Wednesday’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 . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB Exhibition: Pittsburgh vs. Boston, 1:05 p.m. (ESPN, WEEI-AM 850) MLB Exhibition: Cleveland at LA Dodgers, 9 p.m. (...
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Josue Pavon
March 05, 2019 - 7:17 pm
SAN FRANCISCO -- Celtics head coach Brad Stevens understands the kind of pressure Kyrie Irving is under. The 2018-19 regular season hasn't gone as planned. Following Sunday's loss against the Rockets, Stevens has had two lengthy conversations with Irving, one on the team plane ride to California...
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John Tomase
March 05, 2019 - 5:36 pm
The Celtics play the Warriors tougher than anybody, and the numbers bear it out. Whether that makes a difference in Tuesday night's showdown between the preseason favorites to reach the NBA Finals is anyone's guess. The Celtics certainly haven't justified their end of that equation, scuffling to...
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Alex Reimer
March 05, 2019 - 11:44 am
Kyrie Irving isn’t the only petulant NBA superstar receiving some comeuppance for orchestrating a big-time move he now appears to regret. His good pal LeBron James –– at least according to their recent highly publicized phone conversation –– is experiencing it as well. And even worse, LeBron’s...
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John Tomase
March 05, 2019 - 12:12 am
For six minutes on Sunday afternoon, the Celtics turned back the clock to 2018. They trailed the Rockets by 22 when Brad Stevens opened the fourth quarter with reserves Gordon Hayward, Jaylen Brown, Terry Rozier, and Daniel Theis alongside starter Jayson Tatum. What could easily have been another...
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John Tomase
March 04, 2019 - 8:37 pm
The exchange was hard to miss, because like seemingly everything else in Kyrie Irving's life nowadays, it was caught on camera. "I'm not going to miss any of this (expletive) when I'm done playing," he said while entering the Garden before Sunday's loss to the Rockets. The object of his ire? The...
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John Tomase
March 04, 2019 - 2:18 pm
Kyrie Irving continues sending signs that he's out the door. The latest red flag comes courtesy of The Ringer . In a lengthy story detailing the travails of the Celtics, writer Kevin O'Connor includes this nugget: For answers, you have to ask the guy who hates being asked questions: Kyrie Irving. “...
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