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

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 19:  Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics looks on during the first half of an NBA game against the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on October 19, 2018 in Toronto, Canada.  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 Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

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.

Published November 23, 2018

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

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

  2. On Thursday, Irving apologized
  3. people are now coming to his defense though, particularly because Irving has Native American roots
  4. 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."

Written by Paul Meara

Photo: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images


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