Marcus Smart
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Boston Celtics guard, Marcus Smart, stated he is tired of talking about Kyrie Irving and wants to move on.

Here is what Smart told reporters after the loss of the Celtics to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday (29/11), per ESPN’s Tim Bontemps:

“I mean, there is no hard feelings. I didn’t hug Kyrie to get on TV. That’s two guys that are trying to make a living for their families being professional athletes. That’s my brother, regardless of what he did. He works hard.

Quite frankly, I’m really, honestly, tired of hearing about Kyrie. Kyrie is no longer with the Boston Celtics, and it’s a slap across the face of everybody on this team that’s here now to keep hearing Kyrie’s name, because every one of these guys have put in the work and we continue to put in the work and we are here and still competing and yet everybody, including the Boston fans, want to talk about Kyrie. Let’s talk about the Boston Celtics.”

Smart was one of the players who went over and greeted Irving at center court after Boston’s loss. The Celtics are fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a 13-5 record.