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Is Kyrie the NBA's most clutch player? (1:45)
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4hChris Peters

Most impressive prospect for each NHL team at the quarter mark

Which young players in the prospect ranks have been turning heads so far this season? Here's a look at a prospect from all 31 teams who has been particularly notable, including Ryan Donato (Bruins), Kirill Kaprizov (Wild) and Daniel Sprong (Penguins).

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Will LeBron regret treatment of Kyrie? (1:58)
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Kyrie leading MVP race for Stephen A. (1:51)
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8hMicah Adams

NBA player rankings Week 5: Kyrie makes the cut

As long as the Celtics keep winning, they're getting representation on our top 10 -- even if nobody on the roster actually finishes with one of the best average games. Kyrie Irving wasn't far off the pace last week.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (analysis) and Evan Washburn (sideline) are on the CBS call of the Patriots-Dolphins game Sunday (1 p.m. ET).

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Kyrie shows clutch gene in 47-point gem (1:00)

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Celtics have overcome a double-digit deficit in 3 straight games. In those games, Kyrie Irving has outscored Celtics opponents 36-34 in the final 5 minutes in the 4th quarter and overtime.

ESPN Stats & Info

Celts have good chance to extend win streak

The Celtics' winning streak appears likely to continue. ESPN's Basketball Power Index gives Boston the edge in each of its next five games.

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Irving says Celtics continue to stick together (1:31)
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Celtics extend win streak to 16 games (3:00)

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge with a playful Tweet after Kyrie Irving scored 47 points on 16-of-22 shooting in Boston's overtime win over Dallas. The Celtics have won 16 straight games.

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Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

The Celtics survive yet another 2nd half, double digit deficit to extend their win streak to 16 games. 4th time in 6 games they need a big rally late in the game. Kyrie Irving with an incredible 47 point performance.

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Kyrie's and-1 seals Celtics' OT win (0:24)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Celtics up 104-102 in OT. Kyrie with 43 points. Singlehandedly carrying Boston here.