Saturday, March 10, 2018

Celtics Analyst Cedric Maxwell says Kyrie Irving is already in his all-time Celtics starting-5

In an interview with CLNS Media's Adam Kaufmann, Celtics radio analyst Cedric Maxwell was asked to give his all-time Celtics starting-5.

The usual suspects rolled off Maxwell's tongue without hesitation, starting with Larry Bird and ending with John Havlicek. Bill Russell and Kevin McHale were sandwiched in the middle but there was one name that stood out the most; first-year Celtic Kyrie Irving.
"This year Kyrie Irving is one of the best guards to ever be around the game," Maxwell proclaimed. "No offense to any other point [guard] -- the great Bob Cousy -- but Kyrie Irving is at another level of being a point guard that we have not seen, ever in this organization."
With less than one season under his belt, Irving is already the best point guard to ever play for the Celtics in Max's opinion. In the end, the future will ultimately decide, however, topping the likes of Bob Cousy, Sam Jones and Rajon Rondo is one heck of a start. If you're looking through Maxwell's lense, of course.

Josue Pavon

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