Kyrie Irving says Nets needed 'humbling experience' of getting swept by Celtics: 'It was meant to happen'

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Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving made a look on Twitch banner KaiCenat’s channel on Sunday and spoke openly about the group getting swept by the Boston Celtics in the preliminary of the playoffs last season. 

Irving’s complete remarks: 

“We got 4-0’d my G, we got 4-0’d. It was meant to happen like that. Motivation bro. We needed that humbling experience, especially going against the Celtics. It was already built to be that matchup. We’re gonna see them again, we’re gonna have to. They’re gonna be where they’re gonna be. But those youngins over there in Boston, bro, I got to see them grow up. So to see them do what they did last year on the Finals stage, making it that far, I’m glad they had to go through us.”

Simply put, this is cope. The Nets getting swept in the preliminary after forming a superteam is the total reverse of how things were indicated to take place. Using such a failure as inspiration would be perfect, though it’s unclear if the Nets will have the ability to do so offered all of their offseason drama. 

Both Irving and Kevin Durant were intending to require their escape through trade, however neither had the ability to do so — the previous since couple of groups were really thinking about his services and the latter since nobody wanted to pay the (not surprisingly) inflated cost the Nets set. 

So both are back, a minimum of to begin the season, in addition to head coach Steve Nash and Ben Simmons, who has actually not played in an NBA video game in 15 months. If all celebrations have the ability to remain healthy and move past the occasions of the previous year, the Nets have the skill to be among the very best groups in the East, and perhaps the league. There are a lot of ifs associated with that circumstance, however, and it’s difficult to have much faith in this group at the present minute. 

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