The Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets Tuesday night to earn their 13th straight victory. They are sitting atop the Eastern Conference with a two game lead on the Detroit Pistons.
Steve Kerr & Kyrie Irving pictured in last year’s NBA Finals
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr told ESPN “It sure looks like Boston is the team of the future in the East, with the assets that they still have and their young talent and their coaching, and [Kyrie] Irving is amazing” Kerr said after practice, “that looks like the team that is going to be atop the East for a long time to come. Whether their time is now or the future, that’s to be determined, but they sure look like they want it to be right now.”
The Celtics will host the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night – which could potentially be a finals preview. Though Boston is not at full strength with the loss of Gordon Hayward – they have proven so far this season that they are the real deal – and this is indeed Kyrie’s team.