セルティックスのダニー・エインジ社長は、彼のプレー中にどの選手からもそのようなことを聞いたことはなかったと答えた。 26 ボストンでの年. しかしながら, 現在のセルティックス プレーヤー、マーカス スマートは、問題に彼の考えを追加しました。, and he backed his former teammate.
“ええ, I’ve heard it,” Smart said in regards to hearing racist comments from fans at TD Garden. “I’ve heard a couple of things. It’s hard to hear that and then have them support us as players. It’s kind of sad and sickening.”
Smart also discussed the two incidents that took place in Philadelphia and New York on Wednesday night.
A Sixers fan had his season tickets revoked and he was suspended from attending any events at the Wells Fargo Center after he dumped popcorn on Washington Wizards point guard Russell Westbrook during their game, と ニックス fan was banned after he spat on Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young. at Madison Square Garden.
火曜日に, Irving was asked Tuesday night after the Nets’ Game 2 win what he expected in his latest return to TD Garden and in a heightened atmosphere. Irving also noted that it wasn’t his first time back playing in Boston against the Celtics, but he said that he was “looking forward to competing with my teammates and hopefully we can just keep it strictly basketball.”
“[うまくいけば] there’s no belligerence or any racism going on, subtle racism and people yelling (stuff) from the crowd,” Irving said. “But even if it is, it’s part of the nature of the game and we’re just going to focus on what we can control.”
He was then asked whether he experienced something like that before.
“I’m not the only one that could attest to this, but it is what it is. The whole world knows,” 彼が追加した.
Irving played for the Celtics from 2017 に 2019. ゲーム 3 is set for Friday at 8:30 午後. そして.
フォックス・ニュース’ Ryan Gaydos がこのレポートに貢献しました.