Irving to overlook Friday’s dwelling recreation vs. Celtics

Kyrie Irving will miss Friday’s recreation in opposition to the Boston Celtics in Brooklyn, the Nets introduced Thursday, marking the eighth recreation Irving has missed because of a proper shoulder impingement.

Irving didn’t make the Nets’ most up-to-date street journey, together with a recreation in Boston on Wednesday. His absence was famous by followers in TD Backyard, who booed and sported indicators denouncing the previous Celtics star.


“It occurs on a regular basis and Tonight simply reveals how Sports activities/Leisure will at all times be ignorant and obtrusive,” Irving stated at the beginning of a prolonged publish by way of an Instagram story after Wednesday’s recreation. “It is one massive SHOW which means Very VERY little in the true world that most individuals stay in as a result of there are Truly issues that matter occurring inside it.”

Within the fall of 2018, Irving instructed an area stuffed with Celtics followers that he supposed to re-sign with Boston throughout his 2019 free company. As an alternative, he selected to hitch the Nets alongside Kevin Durant and DeAndre Jordan.


After Boston, the Nets host the Miami Warmth on Sunday and journey to Atlanta for a recreation on Wednesday.