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Watch: Kyrie Irving downplays returning to Cleveland for season opener

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Kyrie Irving will be in the spotlight on Tuesday night in his first career appearance as a visitor at Quicken Loans Arena. The All-Star point guard shrugged off the drama though at Sunday's practice in Waltham, the final tuneup for the Celtics before heading to Cleveland for the opener Tuesday night

Gordon Hayward also spoke at length about his debut in green.