NBA: The decision is made for Kyrie Irving, the Nets have decided
Like his teammate Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving’s future is at the center of debate this summer. The Brooklyn Nets leader had expressed doubts about his future, before changing his mind. If several trade rumors were mentioned, the New York franchise would have decided and decided that its player would stay for next season.
Everything suggests that Kyrie Irving will wear the jersey Brooklyn Nets at the resumption of NBA. At the end of last season, the 30-year-old leader had doubts about his future. The fault of an elimination in the first round of the playoffs against the Boston Celtics (4-0) and a generally disappointing year sportingly. Refusing to be vaccinated against Covid-19, Kyrie Irving was unable to participate in the majority of his team’s home fixtures. If he finally changed his mind and decided to continue the adventure with the New York franchise, the latter would have studied the possibility of setting up a trade with the Los Angeles Lakersin which Russell Westbrook would have been included.
“He had a constructive dialogue with the team during the off-season”
But the net would not be interested in the former teammate of Kevin Durant at OKAY. Moreover, they would have ended up deciding in this case: Kyrie Irving will stay and wear the Brooklyn jersey next season. According to the journalist Shams Charania“ the Nets have made it clear to interested teams that they plan to retain Kyrie Irving. Sources say he had a constructive dialogue with the team during the offseason. “According to this information, a reunion with LeBron James to Lakers would therefore not be on the agenda. Whereas Nick Friedelljournalist for ESPNrecently announced that brooklyn no longer had confidence in him, the trend would have changed.
The Nets have made it clear to interested teams that they plan on keeping Kyrie Irving, per @ShamsCharania Sources say he’s been ‘holding constructive dialogue’ with the team this offseason pic.twitter.com/PsDvzsOmId
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August 22, 2022
“The Nets want to renew the team next year”
The revelations of Shams Charania come to confirm the statements of Brian Windhorst. The journalist ofESPN ” think Kyrie Irving is totally invested in being a Brooklyn Net next year. From what I understand, he and the Nets want a date for training camp. The Nets want to renew the team next year “, he had declared. A file settled therefore for the netbut now what about Kevin Durant ? According to some insiders of the NBA, the future of the two players would be linked: if one of them leaves, the other will follow. ” If Kevin Durant leaves, I don’t see how the Nets are going to keep Kyrie Irving. If they can find a trade for KD, it will only increase their desire to send Kyrie elsewhere. “confided a few days ago Mark Stein at Clutch Points.
Three possible destinations for Kevin Durant
Three teams are still in the race to attract the MVP of the 2013-2014 season: “ the Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors and Miami Heat remain the most serious candidates to acquire Durant, as they have the parts needed to satisfy the Nets’ asking price for the two-time Finals MVP. However, no one has yet responded to Brooklyn’s high asking price of an All-Star, other top players and draft picks, and conversations with the top three contenders have been non-existent recently. “, found Shams Charania.