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Irving says desire to win led to tirade after loss

6 days ago   |   By TheScore

Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving was visibly frustrated after his team's 105-103 loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday. He explained Monday that his championship aspirations fueled the postgame scene. "I never want to come from a place where I don't want to sound like, or make it feel like, I don't want to win a championship," Irving said, according to ESPN's Ian Bagley. "Sometimes I may come off and say things, never to question my teammates like that in public ever again; I just want to win so bad." Irving is the lone Celtic to play meaningful minutes for an NBA champion, which he did...
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Kyrie Irving vows to not question his teammates in public anymore

6 days ago   |   By Yardbarke

Kyrie Irving has been openly frustrated with some of his younger teammates this season, but the Boston Celtics star acknowledged on Monday that voicing those frustrations publicly may not be the best way to improve results. After the Celtics lost a close game to the Orlando Magic on Saturday, Irving spoke at length with reporters about how the team lacks “experience.” He then went into a rant about younger players not making the most of their minutes. “You've got to come in and make an impact for the minutes that you're playing out there. You've got to appreciate being out there and just...
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Kyrie Irving Clarifies Comments About Frustration With Younger Teammates

6 days ago   |   By NESN

Kyrie Irving sent a message to his young teammates following the Boston Celtics' loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
The Celtics have been inconsistent both during each individual game and throughout the season, and Irving believes his younger teammates haven't adjusted to the pressure and expectations Boston faced coming into the season.
Irving shed some light on his comments Monday before the Celtics' meeting with the Brooklyn Nets, clarifying that his comments came from a desire to win.
“I watch so much basketball when I leave here,” Irving said, via The Boston Globe's Adam...
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Celtics' Kyrie Irving on Frustration with Teammates: 'I Just Want to Win so Bad'

6 days ago   |   By Bleacher Report

Kyrie Irving publicly called out his teammates after a 105-103 loss to the Orlando Magic over the weekend, and on Monday he explained those comments and why his frustrations may have gotten the best of him...
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Kyrie: Desire to win caused frustration after loss

6 days ago   |   By ESPN

Kyrie Irving suggested his desire to win got the best of him when he expressed frustration with his teammates after the Celtics' loss on Saturday to the Magic.
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