Some reports had linked the New York Knicks with an interest in luring Irving in free agency, potentially alongside Jimmy Butler, but Irving told ESPN in September that he had not spoken to Butler at length since 2016.
Traded to Boston from the Cleveland Cavaliers in August 2017, Irving led the Celtics in both points (24.4) and assists (5.1) per game last season, but missed the entire postseason due to knee surgery.
"I'm accepting it's going to be a constant story", Irving said of the free-agency rumors. Irving has been back in action for the Celtics in the preseason.
With Irving officially in the fold for the next handful of seasons, Boston can focus on its pursuit of banner No. 18 with little distractions. "He will be immortalized if he wins in Boston".
Russia Completes Delivery of S-300 System to Syria
The remains of a Syrian ammunition warehouse which was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike on a base in Latakia, September 18, 2018. He said that the work was completed a day ago, but it would take three months to train Syrian personnel to operate the system.
Drunk birds are terrorizing people in Minnesota
If they can't fly properly or keep their balance, intoxicated birds are at risk of crashing into hard surfaces. As Dodder told The Post , "Sometimes, they just need a bit of time in a quiet setting to recover".
Addison Russell Suspended 40 Games
Major League Baseball has said it began an investigation a year ago after allegations first became public. Russell will not appeal the suspension, per the announcement.