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A last-minute information on the afternoon of this Friday places Kyrie Irving out of the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA. According to what was published by The Athletic journalist, Shams Charania, the point guard would have asked the franchise to be transferred before February 9, the deadline for exchanges.
According to what is known, if the 30-year-old player’s wish is not fulfilled, he would leave for free at the end of the season, but his contract would end after four seasons.
Breaking: Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving has requested a trade, league sources tell The Athletic. The franchise has been told that Irving prefers to move forward before the February 9 trade deadline, or he will leave as a free agent in July.”Charania wrote on his official Twitter account.
In this same sense, the journalist from the ESPN network, Adrian Wojnarowski, assured that there were talks to renew Irving’s contract, but “an agreement was not reached and today a transfer request was delivered to the organization.”
According to the communicator, several NBA teams would be interested in taking over Irving’s services. Among them: LA Lakers and Dallas Mavericks
The point guard came to the Nets from the Boston Celtics in 2019 along with Kevin Durant, charging a $35 million dollar contract per year. The current season is not being the best for Irving, as he is averaging 27 points, five rebounds and five assists per game.
In recent years he has been immersed in various controversies in the NBA due to his refusal to be vaccinated against covid-19 or his closeness to anti-Semitic groups that even cost him the breach of the contract he had with Nike.
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