Before returning to TD Garden for Game 3, Kyrie Irving spoke on his experiences in Boston, saying, “Hopefully we can just keep it strictly basketball. There’s no belligerence or any racism going on, or subtle racism. People yelling s**t from the crowd.” Since his comments, Marcus Smart and Danny Ainge have talked about their history with the city, painting a night and day picture of what it’s like playing in and for Boston.
Before tip off tonight, Jaylen Brown shared his perspective:
.@FCHWPO has a message for everyone. pic.twitter.com/MJBAOQojGi— Boston Celtics (@celtics) May 28, 2021
Here is Jaylen Brown’s full statement: https://t.co/vO45sy8WYn pic.twitter.com/laiiavERzr— Chris Grenham (@chrisgrenham) May 28, 2021