Kyrie Irving’s introductory Celtics press convention was once hung on Friday morning as he met with the Boston media for the primary time along his new megastar teammate in Gordon Hayward. Irving spoke for the primary time about his courting with LeBron James, who he says he nonetheless hasn’t spoken with since his request again in June, and the whole thing surrounding the lead as much as the industry.
Afterwards, he joined CSN New England for his first TV interview as a Celtic, through which he requested Brian Scalabrine permission to check with him because the “White Mamba” in a humorous second simply previous to air. After that, it was once time for a photograph shoot the place he donned a Celtics jersey for the primary time. We’ve observed the photoshops of Irving in his No. 11 Boston uniform, each within the Celtics’ announcement and within the new NBA 2K18 duvet.
However, seeing him in fact dressed in the uniform nonetheless is bizarre for a pair causes. First, any time somebody related to a bunch adjustments numbers on a brand new staff, it’s bizarre. Second, that is Cleveland’s largest rival within the East, and now probably the most Cavs’ most sensible stars is there. It’s simply peculiar.