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Kyrie thinks veteran leadership would help stabilize Celtics

3 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

At this point last season, the Boston Celtics were 11-2 - about two-thirds of the way through a 16-game win streak. Things are a little different this year, with the team wobbling along at 7-6 and struggling to find its identity on offense. After Sunday's loss to the Portland Trail Blazers , star point guard Kyrie Irving wondered whether a well-tenured veteran might help stabilize a team which currently ranks 27th in the league in offensive rating, scoring just 104.2 points per 100 possessions. "I think it just comes with, just some experience," Irving said, according to MassLive's Tom...
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Kyrie Irving has sobering quote about Celtics

3 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

The Boston Celtics are expected to be the best team in the Eastern Conference this season, but they have not looked the part through the first month of the regular season. Following a 1-4 road trip that dropped their record to 7-6 on the year, Kyrie Irving is not pleased with what he has seen. While speaking with reporters after Sunday's 100-94 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, Irving offered a harsh assessment of the current state of the Celtics. “We needed this. We're not as good as we think we are,” Irving said, via NBC Sports Boston. “That's really what it comes down to.... It's real...
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Kyrie Irving: Boston Celtics Could Use a '15-Year Vet'

Kyrie Irving: Boston Celtics Could Use a '15-Year Vet'

3 monthes ago   |   By SLAMonline

Kyrie Irving says the struggling Celtics could benefit from the services of a 15-year NBA veteran.
Boston went 1-4 on its recent road trip, leading Irving to conclude that his squad is “not as good as we think we are.”
Kyrie: "Right now I think it would be nice if we had someone that was a 15-year vet, a 14-year vet that could kind of help us race along the regular season and understand it's a long marathon rather than just a full-on sprint."
- Adam Himmelsbach November 12, 2018
The C's are coming off a 100-94 Sunday night loss in Portland, falling behind by at least 20 points for the...
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'We're Not as Good as We Think We Are': Kyrie, Celtics Facing Reality Check

3 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

PORTLAND, Ore. - This season was supposed to be the Boston Celtics ' coronation as the new kings of the Eastern Conference...
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