January 7th NBA regular season, the Nets beat the Pelicans 108-102.
Irving was interviewed by the media after the game.
Irving only scored 9 points on 3 of 14 in the first three quarters of the field, but he adjusted to score 10 points in the final quarter and hit a key three-pointer to kill the game. Talking about the critical moment, Owen said: "I think the strength of our team
The growth is, you can see some of the leaders on our team, me included, we’re calm now, it’s a big difference, it’s a very big step forward for us in these kinds of games."
"Sometimes the ball goes in and sometimes it doesn’t go in, but if we defend well and do the little things, then we give ourselves a good chance to win," Irving said.
In the whole game, Irving played 38 minutes, 7 of 22 shots, 3 of 10 three-pointers, 2 of 2 free throws, 19 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 block.