Along with his "July 1st" comment, Irving also mentioned that he acknowledges the New York Knicks "positioning themselves for this summer and respects the organization", but that "obviously Boston's still at the head of that race", per Jay King of The Athletic. That led to an MSG serenade for 60 minutes, which he said in a post-game interview, was "distracting".
In October 2018, in front of thousands of fans, Irving said he envisioned himself wearing the green and white for years to come.
Kyrie Irving definitely didn't request a trade and didn't even say anything to suggest the Boston Celtics aren't the frontrunner to sign him in free agency this summer.
"I'm appreciative of the fan support I get in any arena", he said.
Eagles to franchise, trade Nick Foles
But, Rapoport said, Philadelphia at that point could put the franchise tag on Foles and search for a trade partner. Other teams have reportedly inquired about Foles's "price", which is expected to possibly be a third-round pick.
Malik Beasley scored a career-high 35 points, Nikola Jokic had 31 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists, and Denver almost held James Harden below 30 points in a blowout of visiting Houston.
Irving told fans before the season he would be open to re-signing with Boston, but when the report came out recently that Irving would be open to reuniting with James, those same fans were understandably perturbed.
Beyond the Knicks' trade of Porzingis, a potential deal involving New Orleans star Anthony Davis - who can't be dealt to Boston before July 1 unless Irving is traded - also has muddied the National Basketball Association landscape.
Damyean Dotson scored 22 points and Kevin Knox had 21 for the hapless Knicks, who lost their 12th straight.
With all of the tampering that goes on between teams, players and agents, I wouldn't be surprised if the Knicks already know who they're going to sign this summer.
Row as fake university nets 'visa cheats'
The American Telugu Association met with Indian Ambassador Harshvardhan Shringla, the Indian Consulate General of India, Dr. Sushma Swaraj and her team at the Ministry of External Affairs have been giving top priority to the arrested students.
The new players weren't available, so the Knicks started with a backcourt of Dotson and Kadeem Allen.
And Irving, as he usually does, said a lot.
"I can't think that way".
"Well, at the end of the day, I'm going to do what I feel is best for my career", Kyrie continued. "I'm going to carry that for a while".
Missouri Baseball, Softball Banned From Postseason In 2018-19 Following NCAA Investigation
For most of the MU athletes involved, Kumar completed online coursework, including assignments, quizzes and exams. That means those unable to participate in the postseason could transfer elsewhere without having to redshirt.
Fizdale, on the chants for Irving: "You know, I am on a whole other planet when it comes to that stuff". "Me and Kyrie are in a good place right now".