There are many NBA duos we as sports fans can name, and Kyrie and LeBron could possibly be place as one of those many duos in the NBA field. Although, as in common with other great duos as a Shaq and Kobe, good things always come to an end, and apparently, Irving is MFing TIED.
Kyrie Irving, one of if not, the top point guard in the NBA, coming fresh out of Duke University as the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft does not want to be the number two guy anymore. In a meeting, Irving expressed that he is, ready to end his run with the Cleveland Cavaliers, as league sources told ESPN that the guard has asked the team to trade him.
The request came last week and was made to Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Irving has expressed that he wants to go play in a situation where he can be a more focal point and no longer wants to play alongside LeBron James, sources said.
According to ESPN,
Sources: In the Kyrie Irving meeting with Cavs, one of primary teams raised as a preferred trade destination for him: The San Antonio Spurs.
Irving told Sports Illustrated prior to this shocking news, “We just have to, you know, make sure that all our pieces are aligned first, and then we go from there. It’s the summertime, a lot of craziness going on in the NBA.”
What is LeBron’s thoughts on Irving’s decision?
According to the report,
The 3-time NBA Champion, James, “was informed of Irving’s request and was blindsided and disappointed.”
With LeBron becoming a free agent after next season, this just puts even more pressure on him and the Cavs front office to get deals done. Cavs have been in many discussions with top notable players as Paul George and Carmelo Anthony.
Story still developing.
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