In case you had any remaining doubts that the Boston Celtics had inner turmoil that contributed to their disappointing season, Terry Rozier nuked them this morning with his appearances on ESPN.
First, Rozier was asked by Mike Greenberg on Get Up! what it was like to play with Kyrie Irving. Rozier started out by calling Irving “a great guy, a great leader,” leading you to believe he was just going to play it PC with his answer.
Then, things took a hard turn left.
You just have to adjust to his style. Whatever Kyrie wants done, he’s gonna show that’s what he wants done. And you have to adjust to his style of play and how he goes about every game and every day.
I think guys was getting it, especially towards the end of the season. Like I said, we would come in the game and it would be a different game plan than what we kind of expected and went through in practice, so it was like, it was just different.
Yeah, not great. Rozier would go on to basically imply that head coach Brad Stevens didn’t do a great job with rotations, and you can hear those comments in the video below.
— The Undefeated (@TheUndefeated) May 14, 2019
Later in the morning, Rozier appeared on First Take, and fired off some more ammo at Stevens and Gordon Haywood.
Max Kellerman: "You were a good team not a great one. How much is a result of Kyrie, how much is a result of the young guys not adjusting properly to Kyrie, or is it a Gordon Hayward issue?"
Terry Rozier's answer: pic.twitter.com/S09LexBXIH
— 69 (@ftbeard_17) May 14, 2019
It didn’t end there, though. Rozier was asked by Stephen A. Smith if he would want to stay in Boston if the Celtics brought back the same team they had this past season.
“I might have to go. I put up with a lot this year,” Rozier said.
If the Celtics don't make any roster changes this offseason, would @T_Rozzay3 want to keep playing in Boston?
Here's his answer: pic.twitter.com/3fJuaORoTN
— First Take (@FirstTake) May 14, 2019
Clearly, things were not all good in Beantown this season. Rozier also sounds like someone who is anxious to go elsewhere this offseason.