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LeBron James explains why Kyrie Irving's phone call showed "growth"

LeBron James explains why Kyrie Irving's phone call showed "growth" originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com LeBron James and Kyrie Irving have worked out their differences and then some. The former Cleveland Cavaliers teammates are reunited once again on the same 2019 NBA All-Star Game squad, and in his media availability Saturday, James was asked about the now-famous phone call he received from the Boston Celtics point guard in January apologizing for their acrimonious separation in Cle...
Tags: News, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Cleveland, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, James, Kyrie Irving, Kyrie, NBA All Star Game


LeBron James talks chasing Jordan, kneeling with Kaepernick and last ride with Wade on All-Star Media Day

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Whenever LeBron James speaks, his words make waves. And he’s never short on things to talk about. This All-Star weekend, his 15th consecutive, was no exception, as the 34-year-old pontificated on a number of topics, including passing Michael Jordan on an important milestone, playing his last game with Dwyane Wade and where he stands on Colin Kaepernick. Here’s a sampling of the best of his responses from Saturday morning at Bojangles Coliseum: Soon passing Jordan on the all-ti...
Tags: Sports, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Sport, Chicago, Soccer, Michael Jordan, Nba, Jordan, Lebron James, Duke, Magic Johnson, Jones, Zion, Lakers, Charlotte


Kyrie Irving: 'Some truth' in Marcus Morris' criticism of Celtics teammates

Kyrie Irving was no different than the rest of the Celtics who reacted to Marcus Morris' harsh criticism of the team following a home loss to the Los Angeles Clippers a week ago. "There was some truth into [Morris' comments]," said Irving, who has missed the past two games - both Celtics wins - following Morris' comments and spoke on the matter for the first time Saturday.
Tags: News, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Irving, Celtics, Morris, Kyrie Irving, Marcus Morris


Rising Star at this practice was Celtics forward Jayson Tatum's son

Rising Star at this practice was Celtics forward Jayson Tatum's son originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Move over LeBron and Bronny, you could have company. Jayson Tatum of the Celtics will be part of Team USA (coached by Kyrie Irving) that takes on Team World in the annual Rising Stars Challenge tonight at NBA All-Star Weekend in Charlotte. At practice Friday, Tatum's 13-month old son Deuce stole the show.
Tags: News, Boston Celtics, Charlotte, Celtics, Team USA, Kyrie Irving, NBA All Star Weekend, Deuce, Jayson Tatum, Bronny


A statistical reminder that Kyrie Irving is enjoying career season for Celtics

A statistical reminder that Kyrie Irving is enjoying career season for Celtics originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com This may shock you, but two things can be true about Kyrie Irving's impact on the Boston Celtics. The Celtics' offense can play well without him. The ball can move more freely, while his teammates can benefit from their increased scoring opportunities to present a more balanced offensive attack like what we saw against Philadelphia and Detroit.
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Kyrie Irving


NBA Rumors: Celtics believe Rich Paul planted story on Kyrie Irving's future

NBA Rumors: Celtics believe Rich Paul planted story on Kyrie Irving's future originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Anthony Davis' agent, Rich Paul, seemingly did all he could to engineer a deal to send his client from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers before last week's NBA trade deadline, but he was unsuccessful. Davis remained with the Pelicans, and now every team must wait until the summer to pursue the superstar center. One team that couldn't trade f...
Tags: News, Davis, Nba, New Orleans Pelicans, Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving, Rich Paul


Analysis: Where the Lakers are slipping on defense

ATLANTA — Luke Walton smiled through disappointment after the Lakers’ latest loss Tuesday against the Hawks, trying to come to grips with what his team has gone through in their first 57 games. The Lakers don’t want to be sitting in 10th place with a losing record right now. But the cycle of injuries and roster turnover has been challenging to overcome. He tried to reckon with that. “I think this first part of the season, we’ve gone through a lot of adversity as a group,” he said. “And, you know...
Tags: Boston, Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Indiana, Soccer, Nba, Philadelphia, Lebron James, Magic Johnson, Young, Boston Celtics, Rajon Rondo, Ball, James, Lakers


Celtics' Irving (knee) to miss 2nd straight game

Celtics star guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game Wednesday against the Pistons because of a sprained right knee.
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Celtics PGs Irving, Rozier both out vs. Pistons

The Boston Celtics will be without both of their point guards -- Kyrie Irving and Terry Rozier -- in Wednesday's game against the Detroit Pistons.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Boston Celtics, Pistons, Kyrie Irving, Terry Rozier, Irving Rozier


LeBron's Lakers fall to Hawks, Celtics edge 76ers

Young also posted 14 assists against the Lakers. Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics held on to beat the in-form Philadelphia 76ers 112-109 on the road. The Celtics did not have star point guard Kyrie Irving, so Al Horford took over the scoring load with 23 points.
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Los Angeles Lakers, Celtics, Kyrie Irving, Al Horford, Hawks Celtics, LeBron s Lakers, Lakers Meanwhile the Boston Celtics


Fun or business? Two competing schools of thought in the Lakers locker room

Editor’s note: This is the Purple & Bold newsletter for Wednesday, Feb. 13. To receive the newsletter in your inbox, sign up here. The air in the visiting locker room at State Farm Arena was thick on Tuesday night, badly needing to clear after the Lakers’ 117-113 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. So much of that stifling presence came from LeBron James’ corner. The 34-year-old was frustrated almost all night, boiling over late in the game with refs and carrying a severe look on his face. Word filt...
Tags: Zen, Sports, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Lebron James, Magic Johnson, Rajon Rondo, Atlanta Hawks, James, Lakers, Hawks, The Lakers, Kyrie Irving, JaVale McGee


Antoine Walker doesn't think Kyrie Irving is coming back to Boston next season

Antoine Walker doesn't think Kyrie Irving is coming back to Boston next season originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Former Boston Celtics legend Antoine Walker took a spin at the wheel on what is going to be one of the most talked-about storylines from now until free agency begins in July: Will Kyrie Irving be here in Boston for the long run? Toine doesn't think so. Appearing on Fox Sports 1's First Things First on Tuesday morning, Walker said he thought Irving should stay, ...
Tags: News, Boston, Boston Celtics, Irving, Kyrie Irving, Walker, Antoine Walker, Former Boston Celtics


Follow live: Sixers host Irving-less Celtics

Looking for its third straight win, Philadelphia hosts Boston, which will be without Kyrie Irving (knee).
Tags: Boston, Sport, Nba, Philadelphia, Irving, Sixers, Celtics, Kyrie Irving


Celtics' Irving (knee) out vs. 76ers on Tuesday

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving is expected to miss Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers due to a strained right knee.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Philadelphia, Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving


Have Kyrie Irving Free Agency Rumors Hurt Celtics?

The Kyrie Irving rumors have been floating around for some time now, but Boston Celtics forward Al Horford says the chatter has not affected the team in the locker room.
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Celtics' Irving day-to-day with strained right knee

Kyrie Irving is expected to be on a day-to-day timetable after an MRI on the Celtics guard's right knee revealed no damage. Irving suffered the knee sprain on Saturday night against the Clippers.
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Celtics squander 28-point lead to Clippers after losing Kyrie Irving to knee injury

The Celtics were outscored by 31 points after Kyrie Irving left the game in the second quarter with a right knee sprain. Two days after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers on a buzzer-beater, the Boston Celtics dropped another tough game at home to an LA team. This time, they blew a 28-point first-half lead to lose to the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday, 123-112.
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers, Celtics, Clippers, Kyrie Irving


Clippers rally from 28 down, beat Celtics

Los Angeles Clippers’ Montrezl Harrell reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier shoots during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Clippers in Boston, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Los Angeles Clippers’ Garrett Temple (17) drives past Boston Celtics’ Terry Rozier ...
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Celtics G Kyrie Irving sprains knee, leaves game

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving sprained his right knee in the second quarter Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers and was declared out for the rest of the game. Irving had 14 points in 14 minutes before leaving the game. The Celtics led 74-53 at the half. Irving appeared to injure […]
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Kyrie sprains right knee, exits Clips-Celts game

Kyrie Irving appeared to hurt the knee late with about five minutes left in Saturday's second quarter while attempting to defend Garrett Temple at the top of the key.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Kyrie Irving, Kyrie, Garrett Temple


Celtics lose Kyrie, then massive lead against Clips

Kyrie Irving hurt his right knee with about five minutes left in Saturday's second quarter while attempting to defend Garrett Temple; the Clippers outscored the Celtics 75-44 after Irving left to win 123-112 at Boston.
Tags: Sport, Nba, Irving, Celtics, Clippers, Kyrie Irving, Kyrie, Garrett Temple


New Lakers Reggie Bullock, Mike Muscala begin blending in

PHILADELPHIA — It’s already come full-circle for Mike Muscala. On Tuesday, the Philadelphia 76ers traded him to the Clippers. He flew to L.A., underwent physicals, and then went to the airport, prepared to fly to Boston to join his new team Thursday. It was there that he got a call from his agent: He had been traded again to the Lakers … whom he was to meet in Philadelphia. “So it’s been a wild three days, yeah,” Muscala said Saturday, at his first Lakers practice. “But happy to be here now, it’...
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Danny Ainge: Celtics, Kyrie Irving are 'engaged' and will 'get married on July 1'

Celtics star Kyrie Irving made headlines last week when he backpedaled on his commitment to sign a long-term contract with the team.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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L2M report says Tyson Chandler fouled Kyrie Irving before Rajon Rondo's game-winner

L2M report says Tyson Chandler fouled Kyrie Irving before Rajon Rondo's game-winner originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Just to throw more salt on the wound from the Celtics' 129-128 loss to the Lakers Thursday night, the NBA's Last Two Minute Report stated that Kyrie Irving was fouled by Tyson Chandler moments before Rajon Rondo's game-winning jumper. Irving was guarding Brandon Ingram when Chandler set an illegal screen that went uncalled. Al Horford blocked Ingram&a...
Tags: News, Boston, Nba, Boston Celtics, Lakers, Irving, Celtics, Kyrie Irving, Rondo, Al Horford, Chandler, Tyson Chandler, Brandon Ingram, Ingram


Report: Kyrie Irving believed LeBron James wanted Cavaliers to trade Irving

Kyrie Irving reportedly requested a trade from the Cavaliers only after hearing they discussed trading him. But maybe Irving's problem wasn't with the Cavs as an organization exploring trading him. Maybe it was with a specific Cav looking to trade him – LeBron James.
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Danny Ainge says that Celtics and Kyrie Irving are still 'going to get married' in free agency

Much has been made of Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving's recent comments that insinuated that he is no longer a lock to re-sign with Boston — a departure from his commitment to stay in October. In a wide-ranging interview with Boston sports radio 98.5 The Sports Hub, Ainge said that he is still confident that Irving will stick around after presumably opting out of his contract this summer. “The way I viewed the situation is that I think a lot of people, because of Kyrie's anno...
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Kevin Garnett wants to 'light fire' under Andrew Wiggins, tells him he's mad at him

Welcome to the Friday edition of The Cooler, where certain people will always cause me to listen. Let's get to it: *Timberwolves legend Kevin Garnett recently returned to Minnesota for a TNT feature in which he sat down with Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Ryan Saunders. It was an interesting segment touching on several key areas, and it perhaps also signaled a thawing out of the relationship between KG and the Wolves that turned icy in recent years. Maybe it's just a coincidence that the...
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Save the date: C's, Kyrie 'engaged,' Ainge says

Celtics president Danny Ainge said the team's "engagement" to star guard Kyrie Irving remains intact, and he believes they will exchange vows and "get married" on July 1.
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Watch Kyrie Irving find out LeBron James drafted him on All-Star team

originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The timing of Thursday night's NBA All-Star Draft allowed for some unfiltered reaction at TD Garden. The draft, which was recorded earlier in the day but aired less than an hour before the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers tipped off Thursday night, featured LeBron James taking his old Cleveland Cavaliers teammate, Kyrie Irving, in the second round. MORE CELTICS: Rondo praises Boston after burying C's at buzzer But Irving obviously didn&ap...
Tags: News, Boston, Nba, Cleveland Cavaliers, Lebron James, Los Angeles Lakers, Boston Celtics, Irving, Kyrie Irving, Rondo, All Star, LeBron


James picks Durant first for All-Star game

LeBron James opted for Golden State star Kevin Durant with the first pick of the All-Star draft on Thursday. James, who will lead a team against fellow All-Star captain Giannis Antetokounmpo's line-up in Charlotte on February 17, assembled a formidable looking starting line-up. After choosing Durant first, James then added former Cleveland team-mate Kyrie Irving to his team.
Tags: News, Lebron James, Cleveland, Golden State Warriors, James, Charlotte, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Durant, Golden State, All Star, Giannis Antetokounmpo