Connect with us

Headlines

Kyrie Irving Booed in Return to Cleveland

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Kyrie Irving, playing his former team in his first regular-season game with the Boston Celtics, heard hearty boos in pregame introductions and each time he touched the ball early in Tuesday’s opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Irving was the first player announced during introductions, and boos overwhelmed any cheers. He exchanged a quick dap with LeBron James before the opening tip. Then, after getting booed when he touched the ball on the first possession, he finished a floater over his former teammate for the game’s first points.

Irving finished with 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting with 10 assists and four rebounds in 39 minutes in the Celtics’ 102-99 loss. He had a chance to tie the game with a 3-pointer at the horn but missed. Irving then shared a warm embrace with James.

Source: Chris Forsberg of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Nets, Shabazz Napier Agree to Deal

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Free-agent guard Shabazz Napier has agreed to a two-year deal with the Brooklyn Nets, league sources told ESPN.

The deal includes a team option on the second year, league sources said.

Napier’s pro career blossomed in the past two seasons with the Portland Trail Blazers, where he averaged a career-best 8.7 points and 20 minutes a game last year.

Napier, 27, will join a guard rotation for the Nets that includes D’Angelo Russell, Spencer Dinwiddie and Joe Harris.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

Continue Reading

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Cavaliers, Channing Frye Agree to Deal

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Free agent Channing Frye has agreed to a one-year, $2.4M deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, league sources tell Yahoo.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Bulls, Jabari Parker Agree to Deal After Bucks Rescind Qualifying Offer

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Free agent forward Jabari Parker has agreed to a two-year, $40M deal with the Chicago Bulls, league sources tell ESPN. Milwaukee rescinded Parker’s qualifying offer moments ago, making him unrestricted.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

Continue Reading
Advertisement

NBA Team Salaries

Advertisement

Trending Now