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Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving has a complicated history with the Celtics.
Jun 17, 2024
Mavericks star Kyrie Irving focused on Game 5 as NBA Finals head back to Boston
Irving is cognizant of his complicated personal history with the Celtics.
Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving spent two seasons with the Celtics earlier in his career.
Jun 6, 2024
Mavs' Kyrie Irving has 'no fear' about returning to Boston for NBA Finals
Dallas guard Irving and Boston big man Kristaps Porzingis find themselves pitted against their former teams during the NBA Finals.
Mavericks guard Luka Doncic celebrates after the team's win over the Timberwolves in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in Minneapolis on Thursday. Dallas won the series to advance to the NBA Finals.
May 31, 2024
Mavericks rout Timberwolves in Game 5 to book place in NBA Finals
After being denied a sweep at home on Tuesday, the Mavs left no room for doubt in Minneapolis.
Mavericks guard Luka Doncic shoots against Anthony Edwards during the first quarter in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
May 23, 2024
Luka Doncic carries Mavericks across finish line against Timberwolves in Game 1
Doncic scored 15 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter on Wednesday night in Minneapolis.
Mavericks guard finished with 29 points to help Dallas defeat the Thunder in Game 6 of their second-round series. The Mavericks advanced to the Western Conference finals with the win.
May 19, 2024
Mavericks outlast Thunder in Game 6 to reach Western Conference finals
Dallas advanced to the Western Conference finals for the second time in the past three seasons.
Japan Times
Feb 8, 2023
Kyrie Irving ready to make fresh start with Mavericks
Irving said he was 'very disrespected' during part of his tenure with the Nets
Japan Times
Feb 7, 2023
Kyrie Irving's trade to Mavericks official
Kyrie Irving was welcomed to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday as the team and the Brooklyn Nets confirmed their blockbuster trade.
Japan Times
Nov 20, 2022
Nets' Kyrie Irving apologizes 'deeply,' says he is not anti-Semitic
Brooklyn has kept him off the court for the last eight games after he 'refused to unequivocally say he has no anti-Semitic beliefs.'
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 8, 2022
Adidas and Nike must pick up the pieces after antisemitism ruins deals
The road back to normalcy will be much rockier for Adidas than for its longtime rival.
Japan Times
Nov 4, 2022
Nets suspend Kyrie Irving without pay after guard fails to denounce antisemitism
'We are of the view that he is currently unfit to be associated with the Brooklyn Nets,' the team said in a statement.
Japan Times
Nov 3, 2022
Kyrie Irving admits posting about film had "negative impact" on Jewish community
The $1 million donated by Irving and Brooklyn will be funneled towards 'causes and organizations that work to eradicate hate and intolerance in our communities.'
Japan Times
Oct 30, 2022
Nets' Kyrie Irving says 'anti-Semitic' label 'not justified'
Nets owner Joe Tsai said in a Twitter post on Friday he was 'disappointed' that Irving drew attention to a 2018 film with a number of anti-Semitic tropes.
Japan Times
Jul 1, 2022
Kevin Durant requests trade from Nets
Durant's request came a day after Kyrie Irving exercised his option to remain with the Nets for $36.9 million for the upcoming season
Japan Times
Feb 24, 2022
Kyrie Irving may be allowed to play at home as New York mulls ending vaccine mandate
Irving has played in road games with the Nets but refused the COVID-19 vaccine required for players in the New York home market.
Japan Times
Jan 6, 2022
Kyrie Irving returns as leagues take new approach toward unvaccinated athletes
Critics feel sports leagues are giving in to their unvaccinated star players.
Japan Times
Oct 14, 2021
Nets' Kyrie Irving 'being true to what feels good' by refusing vaccination
Kyrie Irving said he was "being true to what feels good" by choosing not to get vaccinated after the Brooklyn Nets decided he will not be allowed to practice or play with the team until he complies with New York City's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Japan Times
Oct 13, 2021
Nets bar Kyrie Irving from all games until he’s vaccinated
The barring of Irving complicates what looked like a surefire path to the finals for the Nets and could set up a battle with the players' union.
Japan Times
Sep 24, 2021
Nets' Kyrie Irving could miss home games due to being unvaccinated
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving remains unvaccinated, a situation that could prohibit him from playing in home games, Fox Sports reported Thursday.
Japan Times
Jun 16, 2020
NBA players discuss playing amid Black Lives Matter movement
A coalition of dozens of players released a statement vowing to press the NBA regarding social justice issues and its handling of the season's resumption.
Japan Times
Nov 14, 2017
Good defense has Celtics on 12-game win streak
It wasn't a great start for them — OK, the Warriors aren't going 80-2 — but Golden State is back at the top of the Western Conference, as expected.


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