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Atlantic notes: Dinwiddie, Marks, Irving, Ntilikina

Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie added to his breakout season Saturday by winning the Skills Challenge, but it’s going to be a while before he can cash in on his success. Dinwiddie is making the league minimum of $1,524,305 this season with a team option for next season at the minimum of $1,656,092.As detailed recently by Danny Leroux of Real GM, the three-year contract Dinwiddie signed...
Via Hoops Rumors
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Cavaliers notes: LeBron, Irving, Love, Wade

Today’s All-Star Game will reunite LeBron James and Kyrie Irving as teammates for the first time since the trade that sent Irving to Boston for three players and two draft picks. They were on the court together at Saturday’s practice and neither made a big deal out of the reunion, relays Joe Vardon of told reporters it was “pretty awesome” to be back with James...
Via Hoops Rumors
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Stephen Jackson pokes fun at Kyrie Irving by spinning globe during presser

Celtics star Kyrie Irving may never be free from fans and analysts alike trolling him over his past comments about the Earth being flat.Even though he revealed that he wishes he could take that statement back during a recent appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” former NBA player Stephen Jackson didn’t seem to care at All-Star Media Day on Saturday.Jackson began spinning a globe that...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving leaves open possibility of playing with LeBron James again

Despite all of the perceived bad blood between former teammates Kyrie Irving and LeBron James, their bridge apparently has not been burned just yet.In an appearance Thursday on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Irving, who was picked by James for his All-Star team, was asked about the possibility of playing with the four-time MVP for real again some time in the future.“In professional sports...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Irving tells Kimmel he regrets flat earth comments

Celtics star Kyrie Irving has been blasted to no end regarding his previous comments about the earth being flat, and he really wishes he could take the comments back.Irving appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live" Thursday night, and he made sure to use the big stage to get the word out about him not really believing the earth is flat.“You know I’ve always tried to take that statement back...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kyrie doesn't rule out reunion with LeBron

Kyrie Irving and LeBron James won a championship in Cleveland together, and that type of bond doesn’t just break. Later, Kyrie would take his talents to Boston as part of a mega-trade. Now, several months later, the Celtics have a four-game advantage on LeBron’s Cavaliers for second out east. But Kyrie doesn’t want to dismiss a reunion with LeBron.He knows that in sports, anything...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Trailer for Kyrie Irving’s ‘Uncle Drew’ movie released

“Hold my nuts.”That’s just one of the one-liners sprinkled into Kyrie Irving’s “Uncle Drew” movie, set to be released on June 29, 2018.The movie looks like it’s going to be equal parts slapstick humor and amazing street ball scenes, which could add up to box office gold.Here’s a look at the awesome two-minute-plus trailer for the movie. Featuring Kyrie Irving as Uncle Drew, the movie...
Via SNIPdaily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving announces 'Uncle Drew' film premiere date

Kyrie Irving this week took to Twitter to officially announce the premiere date of his upcoming film centered around “Uncle Drew,” an elderly basketball player he originally portrayed in a series of wildly popular Pepsi commercials. And the date? June 29, per the Boston Celtics superstar’s tweet. Irving earlier this month posted footage to Instagram of himself in character as Uncle...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to LeBron James raining on Paul Pierce's parade

LeBron James and his new look Cleveland Cavaliers were in Boston to take on the Celtics Sunday afternoon. It’s a game that included the home team retiring Paul Pierce’s jersey in front of all-time franchise greats and one specific former head coach. It also pitted LeBron against his former teammate, Kyrie Irving.As much as it might have been a festive environment early for the home...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron and Irving hugged it out after Sunday's game

Perhaps the alleged hatred between Kyrie Irving and LeBron James was just a tad overblown. We say this because after James’ Cleveland Cavaliers destroyed the Boston Celtics Sunday, 121-99, the two superstars hugged it out with smiles on their faces. As we all know, Irving was itching to get away from James and demanded a trade last summer. The Cavaliers obliged, sending him to Boston...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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