Celtics Rumors: Kyrie Irving Likely to Stay If Team Trades for Anthony Davis

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 10: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics and Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans talk after the game between the Celtics and Pelicans at TD Garden on December 10, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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Acquiring Anthony Davis in the offseason could strengthen the Boston Celtics‘ chances of re-signing Kyrie Irving.

According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, not only would Irving be more likely to agree to a long-term deal with the Celtics, but his return would help Boston keep Anthony Davis beyond the 2019-20 season. Davis can opt out during the 2020 offseason.

      

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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February 8, 2019 at 10:34AM

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