Kyrie Irving: “That fourth quarter, particularly at my age now…”

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The Dallas Mavericks star guard Kyrie Irving talked about taking on the sport within the fourth quarter vs. the Utah Jazz on Tuesday evening:

“They had been attempting to get the ball out of me and Luka’s palms. It felt like we did an important job tonight of attempting to beat the entice and make their bigs have a number of performs they’ve to protect.

“I believe we settled in within the second half the place we began trusting the ball motion and the ball ended up discovering some individuals the place we hit some well timed 3s that we didn’t hit within the first half. It’s successful time actually.

“I’ve been saying that in my profession. That fourth quarter, particularly at my age now, it’s the distinction between successful ballgames and dropping them.

“The previous few video games have been actually shut and we haven’t closed out in addition to we’d have favored. I haven’t closed out in addition to I might have favored. Simply placing a variety of strain on myself… ”