Watch: Kyrie Irving speaks to media for first time since joining Dallas Mavericks

The eight-time All-Star touched on a few topics, including how he felt disrespected by the Nets.

A hectic three-day span led to swift changes for Kyrie Irving and the Dallas Mavericks. After Dallas’ trade with the Brooklyn Nets, the guard is getting acclimated to his new surroundings.

Irving joined his teammates for practice Tuesday in preparation for his first game as a Maverick against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. The eight-time All-Star also spoke to the media for the first time since the trade, touching on a few topics which included how he felt disrespected by the Nets.

Here are some highlights from Irving’s first press conference as a member of the Mavericks:

Video: Kyrie Irving on his reaction to being a Dallas Maverick at introductory press conference in Los Angeles. (video courtesy Dallas Mavericks)

On his fit with Luka Doncic:

Video: Kyrie Irving on how he sees himself fitting with Luka Doncic(video courtesy Dallas Mavericks)

On requesting a trade from Brooklyn:

Video: Kyrie Irving addresses his trade request from Brooklyn Nets that led him to Dallas. (video courtesy Dallas Mavericks)
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