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According to reports, Kyrie Irving is on the wrong side of his coaches and team-mates from Boston Celtics this season.
Tim Bontemps of ESPN.com, "V virtually everyone involved in the Celtics, was a combination of disappointment and frustration," both with the overall game of the team and "in particular with Irving.
Irving used the media to increasingly broaden grievances with his teammates, told reporters after a December 21 defeat to the Milwaukee boys that the Celtics were not playing with a team-first mindset
"There's obviously some selfish game out there," said Irving. " I'll get caught doing that as well. I can literally do anything I want at any time, but can I do it at the same time to make my teammates more successful?
By The Athletics Shams Charania, Irving had a 24-lap loss during a Nov. A "heated moment" with head coach Brad Stevens on Celtics Bank 24 for the Dallas Mavericks.
After he had previously said he wanted to re-sign with the Celtics this summer.Irving changed his tune on Friday by playing told reporters he should "ask me on July 1," what he's up to.
Despite Irving's frustration, the Celtics are still in the best position to make it to the NBA this season. Their record of 33 to 19 is good for fourth place in the Eastern Conference and they are five games behind the most staid Milwaukee Bucks.
Irving leads the team with an average of 23.6 points and 6.9 assists per game.