Five days after Celtics’ loss versus Magic, Kyrie Irving told reporters that he’s having difficulties being a leader for the team. Irving expressed displeasure on court with coach Brad Stevens on the final play and teammate Gordon Hayward per per ESPN after their loss in Orlando.
Irving stated that Celtics’ lack of experience is a major factor for their failings this season. Jaylen Brown, one of the young players replied by saying the Celtics “can’t be pointing fingers” and that “it starts from the top to the bottom, not the bottom to the top.”
Irving admitted to calling LeBron James and apologizing for not only realizing how hard it is to actually be a leader of a inexperienced team but for also once being that young naive kid who thought he knew better when they were teammates in Cleveland and LeBron had the task of leading them to the NBA Finals on a consistent basis.
Flip the page to hear what Kyrie had to say about his lack of leadership and his apology to LeBron James.
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