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Celtic Coach Brad Stevens Say That the Blame Should Not Fall On Irving Alone For the Failed Last Season

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Celtic coach Brad Stevens speaking in fundraising in Boston said that he does not blame Kyrie Irving for the failed season. He said that although the season didn’t go as they wanted, the blame can’t be on one person. According to him the whole group and everybody involved is to be answerable.

Celtic were Eastern Conference favorites in the preseason, but were unable to build up continually and were finally overtaken by Milwaukee in the second round. Irving was considered as the leader, and when they failed to meet expectations, the blame falls on him. He exited the organization at the end of the season and signed with Nets.

Stevens added that Irving had a good season if you look at his stats, but like other free agents, he had the right to choose his destination.

Stevens also touched on Team USA in China. He has players in the roster which includes Kemba Walker, Marcus Smart, Jayson Tatum, and Jaylen Brown. He said it is excellent of these young guys to lead the group and represent their country. He said they have to be real and competitive as they play in those venues. It would be a tremendous experience for them to play with that group and be coached by Pop.

They narrowly escaped a loss to Turkey on Tuesday while playing in Shanghai. Tatum’s pass to Khris Middleton set up the game-winning free throw.

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