Kyrie Irving has reportedly required a trade … providing the Brooklyn Nets a demand — either trade the NBA super star, or enjoy him leave in complimentary firm,
The news simply broke minutes ago … with reports stating Irving wishes to be traded ahead of the trade due date on Feb. 9 — however if that does not occur, he will sign with another group come August, according to Shams Charania.
Breaking: Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving has actually asked for a trade, league sources inform @TheAthletic @Stadium. The franchise has actually been notified that Irving chooses to carry on ahead of the Feb. 9 trade due date – or will leave in complimentary firm in July.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 3, 2023
Irving remains in the last year of a four-year, $136 million agreement with the Nets … and was reportedly looking for a long-lasting extension from the franchise.
Kyrie — who has actually been with Brooklyn considering that 2019 — at first pertained to the Nets with his colleague and good friend, Kevin Durant — and now, it appears he desires out of BK ASAP.
Irving was the topic of trade reports this previous summertime … however the NBA champ entered the season with the hopes the Nets would one day sign him to a long-lasting offer.
The Nets are dealing with an issue — trade Kyrie and broke up him and KD, or watch Irving leave for absolutely nothing when he ends up being an unlimited complimentary representative at the end of the season.
Despite all the drama, Irving — who was called an All-Star starter — has actually been outstanding on the court … balancing 27 points, 5 rebounds and 5 helps.