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Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant
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Nick Friar
May 28, 2019 - 7:23 pm
Just over a week ago, Magic Johnson expressed the Lakers would be able to land Kyrie Irving or Kawhi Leonard, whichever Los Angeles prefers. The primary reason: LeBron James. And it’s not simply because of James’ ability on the court. Johnson made a point of saying “Once you get in the room and you...
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Ryan Hannable
May 28, 2019 - 11:06 am
It would seem the Celtics would love to pair Kyrie Irving with Anthony Davis, but they are not alone. According to FS1′s Chris Broussard, the Nets' "dream" is to match the two and they are going hard after Davis. “Brooklyn is going as hard after Anthony Davis as anybody,” he said when appearing on...
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Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo
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Nick Friar
May 26, 2019 - 7:15 am
Kyrie Irving continues to draw most of the attention of any Celtics player with his big decision pending — and Terry Rozier’s mini-media tour at an end. All eyes were on Irving throughout the regular season, as well, whether it was for the right reasons or the wrong ones. After him, Gordon Hayward’...
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Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving and Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James
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Nick Friar
May 25, 2019 - 8:53 am
A photoshopped picture of Kyrie Irving in a Lakers uniform set the NBA world on fire Friday all because LeBron James pushed the “like” button on Instagram. What a shocking turn of events! Who knew James liked the idea of reuniting with Irving? Oh, that’s right, it’s been pretty clear for a while —...
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Celtics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 23, 2019 - 2:36 pm
A day after Marcus Smart made NBA All-Defensive First Team, Kyrie Irving has been named All-NBA Second Team. Irving is joined by Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard, Warriors forward Kevin Durant, Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard and Sixers center Joel Embiid. Like the NBA All-Defensive Teams, the All-...
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Boston Cetlics guard Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
May 23, 2019 - 10:02 am
Say what you will about Kyrie Irving and the drama that’s surrounded him, but the Celtics absolutely fleeced the Cleveland Cavaliers in the trade that brought Irving to Boston in August of 2017. Isaiah Thomas. Jae Crowder. Ante Zizic. A 2018 first-round draft pick from the Nets that turned into...
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Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart
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Nick Friar
May 22, 2019 - 4:06 pm
It took longer than Celtics fans probably would’ve liked, but Marcus Smart has finally earned recognition from the rest of the NBA for his defensive prowess, being named to the NBA All-Defensive First Team for the first time in his five-year career. Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, guard Eric...
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Alex Reimer
May 22, 2019 - 10:00 am
The Celtics will likely spend the next six weeks plotting how they can retain their superstar, Kyrie Irving, and land another one, Anthony Davis, in order to make the Finals run they were supposed to this season. General manager Danny Ainge must get creative, outlaying maximum contract offers and...
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Penn State guard Josh Reaves
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Nick Friar
May 20, 2019 - 11:36 am
As much as the Celtics’ three first-round draft picks have and will continue to garner most of the attention leading up to the 2019 NBA Draft, the Celtics also have a second-round pick. Ryan Gomes had been Boston’s closest thing to a second-round success story since the turn of the century until...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Kyrie Irving will be a popular man in the coming weeks, especially if he opts out of his contract, but maybe the interest from teams around the league isn't as strong as it once was. According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald , teams are "more wary" of the point guard because of the way things...
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