Traded to Boston from the Cleveland Cavaliers in August 2017, Irving led the Celtics in both points (24.4) and assists (5.1) per game last season, but missed the entire postseason due to knee surgery.
If Irving declines his player option for the 2019-20 season, he will be an unrestricted free agent in July and will likely command a max contract.
"I've shared it with some of my teammates, as well as the organization and everyone else in Boston".
Last week, in an interview with ESPN's Rachel Nichols the five-time All-Star said, "Even if I ever try to think about that thought of going elsewhere, it would be like, 'What are you thinking?' We're pretty f-- good here".
If Irving had signed an extension with Boston this past summer, he would have potentially left more than $80 million on the table than if he waited and re-signed with the Celtics next summer.
According to The Athletic, Irving has communicated to Celtics brass he is "verbally committed" to returning to Boston in free agency.
"Contractually, financially, it just doesn't make any sense", Irving said. "It's a point in my professional career where it is a big-time decision".
Despite having Irving and Gordon Hayward on the sidelines, the Celtics took LeBron James and the Cavaliers all the way to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. "Winning a championship in Boston is different than winning one in Cleveland".
With places a premium for club and country, the duo's battle has only just begun, writes Michael Hincks. Pedro limped off against PAOK whilst Loftus-Cheek picked up a knock after the September worldwide break.
The ceremony concluded with Ovechkin kissing the Stanley Cup one more time before placing it back in its case. They scored two quick goals in the first 1:47 of the game to take a commanding lead over the Bruins.
The image was then analyzed by plenty of fans who thought the Russos hid clues that would help them reveal the Avengers 4 title. Evans has made no secret of his plan to leave the Marvel Cinematic Universe after he fulfills his contract with Avengers 4 .
Director Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw , were also reportedly present for the exchanging of vows, while Paltrow's mother, Blythe Danner , was on-site to walk the Goop owner down the aisle.
Neymar scored two goals in three first-half minutes before Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria made it 4-0 before the break. Four first-half goals and a Neymar hat trick helped the French club to a convincing 6-1 victory.
White House spokesman Raj Shah said the Trump administration was "fully confident" Kavanaugh had the necessary support. Judge Kavanaugh's confirmation depends on Republican senators voting strictly along party lines.
On social media, many expressed unease with the test of the new presidential messaging system because there is no way to opt out. But how you feel about national alerts may have a lot to do with how you feel about whoever happens to occupy the White House.
The eyewitness says he looked in the window and the vehicle seat was just laying among the junk in the back seat. He was arrested on charges of DUI and felony child endangerment and was still in jail Thursday on $100,000 bail.
Later during a visit at the USA embassy in Malawi, the first lady called her visit to the school an "amazing experience". On Wednesday, she visited a former slave trading fort in Ghana after arriving in Africa from Washington on Tuesday.
Team-mate Rubens Barrichello's actions to move over just metres before the line did no favours for Ferrari, Schumacher or F1. Even if it sounded like clutching at straws, the German was not about to give up the fight, however.
Amazon Ups Minimum Wage to $15 for All Employees Starting Nov 1
Many Amazon workers responded to Sanders' tweet mentioning that the pay increase will actually come with more cuts than a raise. They have criticized the move as a publicity stunt by Jeff Bezos, the richest person alive worth an estimated US$165 billion.
Aftermath of Indonesia's natural disaster and tsunami
Orderly queues formed at petrol stations after the arrival of fuel shipments, and the power came back on in parts of the city. Rescue workers are pushing into outlying districts, where residents have been scavenging for coconuts, bananas and cassava.
Gronkowski to play vs. Colts
Gronkowski had four catches for 44 yards before being sidelined Sunday. Gronkowski leads the Patriots with 233 receiving yards in four games.
Smith Rowe On Target As Gunner Extend Winning Run
Ozil has travelled with the Arsenal squad to Azerbaijan but is unlikely to be included in Unai Emery's starting eleven. First, it was Mahir Madatov who ghosted past Kolasinac, and soon after it was Medvedev who caught him unawares.
Teenager Shaw's debut ton puts West Indies on backfoot
The others who have played on the Indian soil are Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kieran Powell and Shannon Gabriel. Star Sports 1, Star Sports Hindi and Star Sports Tamil will provide live television coverage of the match in India .