Here’s Kyrie Irving’s Apology For Saying 'F**k Thanksgiving' To Reporters

Many are saying the Celtics point guard should have said sorry not sorry.

Kyrie Irving is apologizing for comments he made following a loss to the New York Knicks.

  • After being wished a happy Thanksgiving by a reporter, Irving reportedly said he doesn’t celebrate the holiday before saying, “F**k Thanksgiving.”

  • On Thursday, Irving apologized

  • people are now coming to his defense though, particularly because Irving has Native American roots

  • Kyrie Irving’s late mother was a descendant of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Over the past few years, the Celtics pointguard has embraced his heritage, including getting a tattoo of the tribe's logo on his neck.

    In August, Irving took part in a Lakota naming ceremony and was given dubbed "Little Mountain."

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