While the Boston Celtics did reach the Eastern Conference Finals last season, Irving missed the playoff run for the Celtics.
A few weeks ago, Kyrie Irving took to the media and revealed that he called LeBron James to apologize for his own immaturity during their tenure together, because he did not realize how hard it was to be a leader until he got around young guys with the Boston Celtics. The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as a suitor and now it's sounding as though Davis is going to make it crystal clear that he prefers to play in Los Angeles.
Davis has informed the Pelicans that he wants to be traded to a championship-contending team and will not sign an extension with New Orleans, his agent, Rich Paul, told ESPN and The Associated Press. An Irving, Davis and James team will be a formidable one which can surely challenge the dominance of the Golden State Warriors. Making a big deal like moving Davis is certainly something Pelicans don't want to rush, but their potential return could drop over the summer. Kyrie is the leader of the Celtics and he's learning first hand what LeBron had to deal with all those years in Cleveland. I heard Kevin Durant and Kyrie to NY.
In a odd turn of events, the Celtics have had a monkey wrench thrown into the pursuit of New Orleans stud Anthony Davis.