Of all of the NBA’s superstars, Kyrie Irving may be the one with the strongest opinions on non-basketball matters.
You don’t have to agree with him. In fact, some of his opinions are of the ilk that realistically, the majority of people won’t. Nonetheless, give him credit for sticking to his convictions.
Irving refused to get vaccinated, even when it meant he couldn’t play. He refuses to acknowledge the earth’s roundness, even though he travels for a living.
Kyrie Irving will not be told what to believe, and he will work to make changes where he thinks they’re necessary.
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With all that said, wouldn’t Washington be the perfect landing spot for Irving? It’s the hub of the nation’s political activity. Irving could transition into a post-playing career as a lobbyist.
Of course, knowing Irving, he won’t wait until he’s done playing to get started on his non-basketball endeavors. Here’s a deal that gives him a head start by sending him to the Washington Wizards.