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ESPN's Jalen Rose Makes Bold Prediction For Kyrie Irving

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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 24: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics looks on during the singing of the national anthem before the game against the New York Knicks at TD Garden on October 24, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

ESPN NBA analyst Jalen Rose made a bold prediction for Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving during this morning's Get Up! show. It's not a prediction Celtics fans are going to like.

Rose believes Irving, who's in his second year with the Celtics franchise, will be leaving Boston following the 2018-19.

“This will be Kyrie Irving’s final season with the Celtics," Rose told ESPN's Mike Greenberg and Richard Jefferson.

There's been a lot of talk about Irving and his future in Boston this season. Irving had said prior to the season that he intended on re-signing with the Celtics, but he's walked those comments back in recent weeks.

Irving told reporters earlier this month to ask him about his decision on July 1, when free agency begins.

"Ask me July 1," Irving told reporters. "Obviously, Boston’s still at the head of that race."

Irving then went into further detail about his mindset and his upcoming decision:

"At the end of the day, I'm going to do what’s best for me and my career. I don't owe anybody (expletive)," Irving told reporters.

Irving missed the Celtics' game against the Sixers last night, as he's recovering from a knee injury.

The Celtics are currently 36-21.