Kyrie Irving promised Boston Celtic's desire after leading the team to a sensational fightback and an overtime win in the…
Kyrie Irving promised Boston Celtic’s desire after leading the team to a sensational fightback and an overtime win in the Phoenix Suns.
Celtics were 20 points on their way halfway before they turned back and eventually triumphed 1
16- 109, with Irving pointing a season high 39.
The former Cleveland Cavaliers star confirmed that tough stakes are part of the life of the NBA , but he was pleased with Boston’s reaction.
“It’s happening. Road Trips, you want to come out and play well,” said Irving to NBC. “It’s obvious that we, together with us, form this team, our friendship, our cohesion, we have to figure it out one team. “
” We must be resilient, have heart, and I think we showed the desire to win. We wanted it. “
While Irving delivered spectacularly with six points and two helped during the additional period, he bowed praise back to his teammates.
” It was definitely dead time, “he said. I wanted to go out aggressively, make sure that I did the right games at both ends of the floor and play to my strengths, as well as trust my teammates.
“I think it’s the most important thing we are starting to figure out: it’s not about who performs that It’s about trust, make it extra pass, play a game and have confidence.
“That’s what it really comes to and I think we did a good job to expect to be down 20 goes to half-time. We did a few steps, but we’re in a hole and we do not want to do. “