Kyrie Irving was booed by the fans of his old team this Sunday, 17, and responded to the provocations in an unfriendly and respectful way.
Kyrie Irving spoke about having shown the middle finger to the stands more than once during the confrontation between Brooklyn Nets and Celtics this Sunday, the 17th, one of which was right after killing a two-point long ball against the mark of Jaylen Brown in the weekend’s NBA game.
His return to Boston to face the Celtics is never done in a friendly manner, and it was no different this time when the Brooklyn Nets came to town for Game 1 of the NBA Playoff Series. Inside the court, despite the controversy with the player, the home team got the better of winning by 115 x 114 with a decisive ball from Jayson Tatum at the timer burst.
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In addition to being the protagonist because of his attitude, Kyrie Irving was also noticed in the moments when he had the ball in his hands, scoring 39 points and giving six assists to shirt 11. The middle finger shown by the player to the crowd happened after the several boos he heard during the confrontation.
It is worth remembering that Kyrie Irving played for the Boston Celtics for two seasons, in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019, having relationship problems and leaving the franchise in a fight. Because of this, fans have not forgotten his negative deeds and always get on the player’s foot when the Nets and Celtics face each other. After the gestures, he defended himself.
“It’s nothing new. When I come to play here in this gym it will be like this. But the same energy they have for me, I’ll have for them. I don’t want to attack all the Boston fans, but when people start screaming s*** ** for you, all these things, there’s a tolerable limit as a competitor”, said the player before completing.
The behind the head middle fingers by Kyrie to the crowd was slick. pic.twitter.com/J0rqdh9U51
— Barstool Sports (@barstoolsports) April 17, 2022
“We’re expected to be docile and humble. Nah, f***-** this, we’re in the playoffs. Anything goes. That’s what it is.” completed the player, who may end up having to pay a fine like the winger Kyle Kuzma, of R$ 70 thousand at the current price for also showing the finger to fans. In addition to it, the pivot Joel Embiid received a fine recently for swearing at the post-match press conference.
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