Kyrie Irving’s former teammates gave the ex-Cav some postgame love

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 17:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics embrace after a Cavaliers 102-99 victory at Quicken Loans Arena on October 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving embrace after the Cavaliers beat the Celtics, 102-99, at Quicken Loans Arena. –Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

After trailing by 16 points at the half, the Celtics had an opportunity to tie the game in the closing seconds of a competitive fourth quarter. Kyrie Irving ultimately missed the three-pointer in his old stomping grounds, as the Cavaliers held on for a 102-99 win. Following the game, Irving and his former teammates (LeBron James included) exhibited no hard feelings and even gave their old handshakes another go-around.

While he didn’t connect with Iman Shumpert on court, Irving caught the shooting guard on his way out. According to the Boston Globe‘s Gary Washburn, the pair also performed their customary handshake.



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