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MAX KELLERMAN QUESTIONS KYRIE'S INTELLECT "His social media ramblings are poorly written, he's bad at expressing himself at least in the written language, period."


Kyrie Irving just got elected as the vice president of the National Basketball Players Association. Sounds about right, an NBA star getting elected as the VP of the NBPA, nothing wrong about that? However, some would argue this was a dreadful move, first in line — Kendrick Perkins, who had a strong reaction against the election.

During ESPN's First Take, Max Kellerman commented on what Perk had to say and agreed with the fact that Kyrie has shown no leadership in two of his last gigs. Kellerman took it a step further and went on to say that he questions Kyrie's intellect.

Stephen A., you talk about his intellect a lot, you know him personally, I do not. I have seen zero evidence of Kyrie's intellect in a way that would be impressive, to say I am impressed by it.

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Remember when Kyrie went viral with the flat earth theory? Whether he was joking just for the heck of it, or actually bought into the theory is irrelevant. The fact of the matter is, the entire flat earth thing was unnecessary and quite possibly even derailed his focus from basketball. As a professional, anything that even slightly hinders you from accomplishing your mission is irrelevant and should not take up any of your time.

His social media ramblings are poorly written, he's bad at expressing himself at least in the written language, period. The ideas are not interesting, and they are poorly expressed.

Therefore, when listening to Perk, one might be surprised after hearing him diss a fellow colleague like that. However, when you put things into perspective, it is hard to argue against Perkins. Boston is playing better without Kyrie, and a similar situation is stirring up in Brooklyn. Kyrie needs to get his priorities straight and focus on basketball.

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