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Brad Stevens Pulls Back Curtain On Kyrie Irving's Mental State During Playoff Run

4 monthes ago   |   By NESN

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving has had to sit and watch while his current team - the Boston Celtics - battle his former team -the Cleveland Cavaliers - in the Eastern Conference finals.
Irving has missed the entire postseason after undergoing an operation on his knee in early April and he has been ruled out for the remainder of the season. The 26-year-old star came to the Celtics via an offseason trade with Cleveland last August and undoubtedly had looked forward to what seemed like an inevitable matchup with his former mates in the NBA playoffs.
But the star guard has had to watch the young...
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Stevens on Kyrie missing Cavs series: 'It's killing him'

4 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Kyrie Irving wishes he was able to face his former team in the playoffs. Alas, the Boston Celtics All-Star is on ice after undergoing a procedure on his sore left knee in March and will be denied his first shot at playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in the playoffs. "In our sit-downs, and I obviously see him regularly, but in our sit-downs or just our casual conversation, he seems to be in a great place," Celtics coach Brad Stevens told reporters prior to Game 5, via ASAP Sports. "You know, it's killing him not to be out on the floor. But I think that would be the case, obviously, any time...
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Brad Stevens: It's 'Killing' Kyrie Irving to Miss Playoffs with Knee Injury

4 monthes ago   |   By Bleacher Report

As his Boston Celtics battle with his former team in the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals, Kyrie Irving has to sit back and watch from the sideline. And it hasn't been easy for him...
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Stevens: 'Killing' Kyrie to sit, but recovery good

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said Kyrie Irving's recovery from knee surgery is going well but that hasn't eased his pain of not being able to face the Cavaliers in the East finals.
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It's 'killing' Kyrie Irving to not be playing against the Cavaliers, Brad Stevens said

It's 'killing' Kyrie Irving to not be playing against the Cavaliers, Brad Stevens said

4 monthes ago   |   By Cleveland

It's not exactly a shocking revelation, but Celtics coach Brad Stevens said it's "killing" Kyrie Irving to not be able to play against the Cavaliers in the Eastern finals.
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