Kyrie Irving Says There's 'A Lot of Gratitude Appropriate to Be Repeat' with Nets in Return
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The Brooklyn Nets welcomed point guard Kyrie Irving support to the lineup in Wednesday's get over the Indiana Pacers. After the game, Irving discussed how he felt at some stage in his season debut.
"There's rather about a gratitude correct to be contemporary tonight with everybody and exit there and private relaxing doing what we esteem to dwell," Irving told journalists.
Irving rejoined the Nets to play in street video games after the team on the inspiration refused to allow him to participate as a allotment-time player. He would maybe well no longer have the choice to play in home video games on story of of New York City's vaccine mandate.
In his first game support, Irving scored 22 facets on 9-of-17 taking pictures. The Nets overcame a 19-point deficit in Wednesday's victory. Irving acknowledged that the players knew they had to up their play after halftime.
"It used to be a no longer-so-glorious first half of for us and we came in the locker room and we knew that in inform to manufacture this identity that we desire to private later in the season, we gotta originate now," he acknowledged.
Kevin Durant led Brooklyn with 39 facets, while James Harden added 18. Irving acknowledged that he feels esteem becoming a member of the team at this point in the season will most likely be precious in a pair of systems.
"With me becoming a member of correct now, I if truth be told feel esteem I if truth be told private a instruct to enlighten things," he acknowledged. "But if truth be told, it is correct so that you just can add on to what Steve's been asserting, to what our management's been asserting on the team, which is that we private got to private a resolve.
"We want to continue to dwell the minute things: boxing out, being there for our teammates and proper twiddling with a solid face, correct going available and doing what we dwell."