By celtics writer
BOSTON (CBS) — Though he’s a man who wants to in the present, Kyrie Irving knows he’s going to get bombarded with questions about his future.
The Celtics guard can opt out of his contract after next season, making his future in Boston a bit murky. some vague comments from him regarding that future, and it’s been one of the hottest topics since the Celtics’ season ended.
But Irving is would really like to minimize those inquiries going forward, and his focus is currently on basketball.
“My hope is we can limit it to maybe one question a day about what I’m doing next year,” Irving said with a smirk on Tuesday.
Irving held court with reporters while promoting his movie, Uncle Drew, which hits theaters on June 29. He expects Boston’s brass to discuss an extension with him at some point in the near future, but won’t be signing it this summer. Irving will be eligible for a max contract from Boston if/when he opts out, so he’d be leaving quite a bit of money on the table if he were to re-up with the Celtics this offseason. He has spoken with the Boston front office about the team’s direction, and ultimately, that will be his deciding factor when it comes to re-signing with the Celtics or moving on to a third NBA...