Kyrie Irving says he is going to play across the pond

For many NBAers, finishing out their career in a league other than the Association, may be a circumstance that is not their choice. When comes to Kyrie Irving, he plans on taking that matter into his own hands. The oft portrayed enigmatic superstar indicated that he that envisions himself globe trotting and playing in leagues not named the NBA at the later portion of his playing days. Irving tweeted this in response to a user who accused him of gassing himself up “I don’t ever have to Gas myself up.…

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Why trading Kevin Durant may not be that easy

Kevin Durant’s trade request not set free agency on its ear , but that of the enitre NBA as well. Players of Durant’s caliber aren’t on the market that often so the Nets were Miley fielding calls from every team in the league, whether they believed they had a legitimate shot at acquiring him or not. KD has Phoenix and Miami at the top of his list of preferred destinations but is there any one franchise that can put together a package sufficient enough to pry Durant away from Brooklyn.…

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Lakers will need better offer to get Kyrie

The Kevin Durant trade request has branched off into the reinvigoration of the Russell Westbrook trade speculation, with the Nets emerging as the likely trade partner and Kyrie Irving the Lakers target. The Lakers desire to move Westbrook ( who, for a variety of reasons, they never should have acquired in the first place) is not only the worse kept secret in the NBA , but quite possibly in all of pro sports. This fact should put the Lakers on the wrong side of the leverage equation in any trade…

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Kevin Durant requests trade from Nets

It has been said that the second season of the NBA is the offseason. Already we have seen big contract options picked up by stars , Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook, whose future with their teams . A five-time all star who hasn’t been on an NBA court since March 23, 2021 was bought out and seemingly will have a new team next season. The Atlanta Hawks made a move to substantially upgrade their backcourt with the acquisition of former San Antonio Spur Dejonte Murray. However, as we stand just…

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Kyrie Irving ( wisely) opts in to 2022-23 Player Option

This portion of the Kyrie Irving saga seems to have reached a conclusion. Monday afternoon Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the star guard had deicided to opt-in for to his $37 million player option for the upcoming 2022-23 season. l The Nets and Irving had seemingly reached gridlock and many in the media , and more than a few Lakers fan, were beating the drum of a potential reunion with LeBron James in Los Angeles. However the only way that cane happen, and perhaps it may still…

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Kevin Durant officially debuts KD 15 in play-in game

I’m old enough to remember when NBA players debuting new shoes in the postseason was a major thing. With the proliferation of PEs and the releases for every holiday and seemingly any 24 hours that end in “day”, the breaking out of a new sneaker in the postseason has lost its significance. Despite the act itself losing some of its luster doesn’t mean we will see new models unveiled in the playoffs. Such is the case for Kevin Durant, who officially unveiled the latest model in his signature series, the…

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Kyrie could be back as full-time player sooner rather than later

There is developing news out of the Big Apple that gives Nets fans hope and could put the Eastern Conference , and possibly the rest of the Association, on notice. As had been previously speculated but now reported by The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, NYC will get rid of their widely criticized vaccine mandate over the course of the next few weeks, meaning Kyrie Irving would be able to participate in home games. Irving exercised that body autonomy that we are supposed to have ( but some how was…

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Kyrie Irving’s vaccination status spawns fake media outrage

Right now Kyrie Irving is the most talked about name in the national basketball Association and unfortunately it has nothing to do with his prodigious on-court exploits.  It has already been publicized ad nauseum that Kyrie is one of the few players in the NBA who has chosen not to undergo the COVID-19 vaccination and because of a vaccine mandate in New York he cannot participate in home games or practices due to his unvaccinated status. The Brooklyn Nets, in showing that they are the player-focused franchise that they are, have…

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Nets says Kyrie won’t play or practice until he meets vaccination eligibility requirements

There is a very real possibility that the basketball will not get treated to the basketball genius that is Kyrie Irving, at least not this season. Tuesday, Sean Marks announced that star guard Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he fulfills local COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Marks said this in a statement: “Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his individual right to choose. Currently the choice restricts his ability to be a full-time member of the team, and we will not permit any…

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