Kyrie Irving

MILWAUKEE | Antetokounmpo scores 30 points, Bucks beat Celtics 98-97

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, Khris Middleton hit a 3-pointer in the closing seconds and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 98-97 on Thursday night. On the second-to-last position, Marcus Smart forced a jump ball with Antetokounmpo. Antetokounmpo tipped the jump to … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Antetokounmpo scores 30 points, Bucks beat Celtics 98-97

NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

NEW YORK — Jayson Tatum had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics withstood his careless foul with 1.9 seconds left to beat the New York Knicks 103-101 on Saturday night. Tatum had just given the Celtics a three-point lead with two free throws with 7.9 seconds left and the Knicks called their … Continue reading NEW YORK | Jayson Tatum scores 24 points, Celtics edge Knicks 103-101

BOSTON | Kyrie Irving on flat-Earth comments: ‘I’m sorry’

BOSTON — Kyrie Irving offered a simple message to science teachers Monday. “I’m sorry,” the Boston Celtics star said. And with that, Irving made clear that he regrets publicly saying that the Earth is flat. Speaking Monday at the Forbes Under 30 summit in Boston, the flat-Earth topic that Irving inserted himself into last year … Continue reading BOSTON | Kyrie Irving on flat-Earth comments: ‘I’m sorry’

FORT YATES, N.D | Boston Celtics star Irving honored by mother’s Sioux tribe

FORT YATES, N.D. — Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving has officially become a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. Irving and his older sister, Asia Irving, took part Thursday in a traditional Native American ceremony recognizing their tribal heritage and support for the tribe’s long battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. They were honored … Continue reading FORT YATES, N.D | Boston Celtics star Irving honored by mother’s Sioux tribe

NEW YORK | Irving stays busy with knee to mend, movie to promote

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving doesn’t have to worry about free agency until next summer, though he’s got plenty to keep him busy for now. There’s a movie to promote and a knee to mend. He hopes he’s good on screen, but wants to be better than ever on the court. “Now becomes the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Irving stays busy with knee to mend, movie to promote

Celtics’ Kyrie Irving set for surgery on sore left knee

PORTLAND, Ore. /March 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Celtics say All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is set to have surgery Saturday to alleviate pain in his left knee. Irving has been out since March 11, missing the last four games. There is no timetable for his return from the “minimally invasive” procedure. Celtics coach Brad … Continue reading Celtics’ Kyrie Irving set for surgery on sore left knee

Irving, Brown help Celtics rally for 15th straight win – NBA

ATLANTA/November 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –  NBA:  Kyrie Irving appreciates what he calls “the innocence of the game” during Boston’s 15-game winning streak. In his first season with the Celtics after demanding a trade from Cleveland, Irving is enjoying the torrid start because everything feels so new. “Most of us have never been on a winning … Continue reading Irving, Brown help Celtics rally for 15th straight win – NBA

Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA offseason

SALT LAKE CITY/September 25, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Several NBA stars changed addresses during the offseason, creating opportunities for players to step into bigger roles on several rosters. On the move were All-Stars and Olympians Carmelo Anthony, Jimmy Butler, Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Chris Paul. And let’s not forget Gordon Hayward. With their exits, enter … Continue reading Role play: Opportunities available after busy NBA offseason