“I just love hearing the debate,” Irving said months ago, igniting this silly saga.
— Nicole Yang (@nicolecyang) October 1, 2018
The All-Star point guard learned that certain thoughts are best kept in “intimate conversations.”
Kyrie Irving apologizes for saying the Earth is flat, saying he was "huge into conspiracies" and should have kept thoughts private https://t.co/Rcr03ysV0m'
— AP Sports (@AP_Sports) October 2, 2018
Per the AP:
“I’m sorry,” the Boston Celtics star said. “To all the science teachers, everybody coming up to me like, ‘You know I’ve got to reteach my whole curriculum?’ I’m sorry,” Irving said, as the room attending his session laughed. “I apologize. I apologize.”
He said Monday he’d like to have the matter put to rest, and noted that this escapade was a good lesson of how words that come from influential people can have enormous power.
“At the time, I was like huge into conspiracies,” Irving said. “And everybody’s been there.”