Kyrie Irving is one of the best isolation players of this generation. Unfortunately, due to his polarizing nature off the court, he’s spent limited time on it. Irving was also supposed to be a key piece of the Boston Celtics for years to come. And his decision to leave Beantown left local fans filled with rage.
On Friday’s Toucher & Rich program—Kendrick Perkins, on-air personality for ESPN and NBC Sports Boston, called in to discuss the nature of Irving’s off-court actions. Fred Toucher also asked Perkins whether Irving’s departure ultimately screwed the future of the Celtics franchise.
Parts of conversation are abbreviated for clarity.