Kyrie Irving says that unlike Cleveland, Boston is a "real" sports city

Kyrie Irving says that unlike Cleveland, Boston is a

"Boston, I'm driving in and [thinking], 'I'm really playing in a real, live sports city?".

The teams face off in London on January 11, 2018, for the eighth regular-season game in the capital.

Before the Celtics took on the Hornets on Wednesday to close out their preseason schedule, Kyrie Irving spoke to reports about what it's been like being in Boston.

Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving will be playing the first game of his career with a franchise other than the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 17. According to Gary Washubrn of the Boston Globe, Irving sees Boston as a much more lively and active city than Cleveland. "It's fast-paced. A lot of different cultures, food, and people".

"I just moved in to a whole new place, I've been there a month or so".

"It's going to be an exciting game because you've got new players at Boston and you've got a young team in Philadelphia", Payton exclusively told Starsport. Now he's dissing Cleveland, the city, which.

Irving, who asked to be traded out of Cleveland and wound up in Boston this summer after three straight NBA Finals trips with LeBron James and the Cavaliers, said he sees "a vast difference" between the cities. "Getting used to seeing the green and white, getting enriched with the Celtics organization and the culture, getting used to the city - I was an opponent going into Boston". That has been there for awhile. "I left one incredible legacy (in Cleveland), and now I moved to Boston".

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