A difference, too, Irving said between Boston and Cleveland as sports cities: "Boston, I'm driving in and (thinking), 'I'm really playing in a real, live sports city?'".
Irving won the NBA's Rookie of the Year Award with the team in 2012, before becoming a four-time All-Star and one-time NBA Champion over six seasons.
"It's a really major city". The one from which he demanded a trade and then ended up in a place he calls "a real, live sports city". Irving would go on to talk about the differences in culture and food and people - obvious facts.
No matter Irving's intention with these recent comments, they will surely give fans another reason to heckle him Tuesday night in his first and only scheduled trip to Cleveland - unless the two teams meet in a spicy postseason series.
Nadal eases into last eight of Shanghai Masters
Roger Federer , second-seeded behind Nadal , is also disposed quickly of the qualified Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-2. Nadal took the momentum into the next game to immediately break Dimitrov and finally end the Bulgarian's resolve.
Yankees hurler Tanaka to start ACLS Game 1 in Houston
Louis Cardinals when they lost to the Boston Red Sox in six games. "Come to the field pretty early", said Alex Bregman . The Yankees' hopes lie in keeping games close and turning them over to what is probably baseball's best bullpen.
Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Open Beta Deadline Extended
The Battlefront beta closed on Thursday after being extended for 2 extra days and the full game will release on November 14. It provides them with valuable data that they can use to ensure that the game's final launch goes off without any issues.