Sports Kyrie compares Cleveland to 'real, live sports city' in Boston

21:04  12 october  2017
21:04  12 october  2017 Source:   theScore

Was message on Kyrie Irving's hat a shot at LeBron James?

  Was message on Kyrie Irving's hat a shot at LeBron James? Kyrie Irving and LeBron James presumably are not on the best of terms after the point guard forced his way off the Cleveland Cavaliers with a trade demand during the offseason. The two superstars engaged in what appeared to be a passive-aggressive and cryptic social media spat as Irving orchestrated his exodus out of Cleveland that ultimately landed him with the Boston Celtics. And it appears the feud is not yet over, at least from Irving’s perspective.

Kyrie Irving talked about how it's different living in Boston compared to Cleveland . " Boston , I’m driving in and [thinking], ‘I’m really playing in a real , live sports city ?’

BOSTON , MA – OCTOBER 2: Kyrie Irving. Most will agree that the city of Boston is quite a unique city . But, when he continued by calling his new home a “ real , live sports city ,” how can a city passionate about sports like Cleveland not take offense?

Boy, is Kyrie Irving glad to be out of Cleveland.

The All-Star point guard was traded to the Boston Celtics in the offseason after informing the Cavaliers he wanted to be dealt. It's believed he grew tired of playing in LeBron James' shadow and wanted to be the focal point of another squad.

Related - Kyrie on not discussing trade demand with LeBron: 'Why would I have to?'

Ahead of his fourth preseason game with his new team, the 25-year-old raved about Beantown.

"Boston, I'm driving in and (thinking), 'I'm really playing in a real, live sports city?" Irving said Wednesday, according to the Charlotte Observer's Rick Bonnell.

LeBron critical of preseason debut: 'I made everyone's timing off'

  LeBron critical of preseason debut: 'I made everyone's timing off' LeBron James saw his first action of the preseason for the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday night after missing the last three games with a sprained left ankle. He was cleary unimpressed with his debut performance. "Well, me personally, tonight I was off," James said following Cleveland's 108-94 loss to the Chicago Bulls at Quicken Loans Arena, according to ESPN's Dave McMenamin. "I could feelHe was cleary unimpressed with his debut performance.

After Kyrie Irving’s demand request that he be traded away from Northeast Ohio and the all-encompassing shadow of LeBron James was eventually granted by way of a blockbuster deal with the Boston Celtics, many Cleveland Kyrie Irving happy to be playing in a " real , live sports city ".

The fans back in Cleveland might not appreciate Irving's take on Boston compared to his old city .

The 2016 champ wasn't done there.

"A lot of different cultures, food, and people. You get it all, especially in Boston. You would go to Cleveland and it would be at nighttime and things would be going on, but you just see a vast difference."

Irving paced the C's with 16 points, 10 assists, five rebounds, and a steal in their 108-100 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. With the win, Boston finished the preseason undefeated, while his former team is 0-4 in exhibition play.

Related: Irving humiliates Howard with blow-by, silky smooth finish

Of course, none of those results matter. They will, though, in the regular season, which begins Tuesday when the Cavaliers host the Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena.

  Kyrie compares Cleveland to 'real, live sports city' in Boston © Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports / Action Images

Hopefully, Irving can find an alternate route to the stadium around the bridge he burned.

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