When the Brooklyn Nets assembled a trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and James Harden, they weren’t thinking about the first round of the playoffs. They were hoping to take over the NBA.
So far, it hasn’t gone that way. James Harden is already a Philadelphia 76er. Now, recent reports are suggesting that Kyrie Irving could be due for relocation.
The mercurial point guard is an unrestricted free agent this summer. Until recently, his return to the Nets was regarded as a formality. As with all things Kyrie Irving, the situation has gotten unpredictable.
Keep that in mind before dismissing the possibilities we’ll explore in this piece.
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We can’t rule them out. Uncertainty seems to follow Kyrie Irving wherever he goes. Nobody is expecting him in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform next season, but Irving defies expectation.
Here are two blockbuster trades that find him in the purple-and-gold next season.