Connect with us

Headlines

KD: Cavs-Kyrie Irving Situation ‘just a regular NBA problem’

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant isn’t surprised by the developments of Kyrie Irving wanting out of Cleveland, and out of the shadows of LeBron James.

Trade requests occur routinely behind the scenes without anyone knowing, Durant said.

“It’s just a regular NBA problem, right? A lot of teams have gone through this before,” Durant told ESPN. “They’ll figure it out. That’s a great organization, a championship organization. They’ll figure it out.”

James and Irving haven’t communicated since the request was made in July. Two alpha males on the same team not getting along isn’t new territory. The Cavaliers seek young assets in return for Irving, but newly hired general manager Koby Altman will be patient and is willing to extend the asset search into the regular season.

Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN

Advertisement




Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Hawks, Thunder, 76ers Agree to Three-Team Trade

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Oklahoma City has agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round pick to Atlanta for point guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala, league sources tell ESPN. Anthony will be waived, and he will join team of his choice. Rockets are frontrunner.

Sources: Muscala ($5M) is likely headed for a third team in near future. OKC GM Sam Presti and coach Billy Donovan were given permission to talk with Schroder, and they’re enthusiastic about partnership. OKC wants more speed, another ball handler.

Sources: As part of multi-team Carmelo Anthony/Dennis Schröder deal, Atlanta’s Mike Muscala will go to Philadelphia, 76ers’ Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot will be traded to Oklahoma City and 76ers’ Justin Anderson to Atlanta.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Celtics, Marcus Smart Agree to Deal

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Restricted free agent Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52M deal to return to the Boston Celtics, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Sources: Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading

2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Mavericks, Yogi Ferrell Agree to Deal

Basketball Insiders

Published

on

Sources: Free agent Yogi Ferrell has agreed to a two-year, $5.3M deal to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks. Ferrell was promised the backup shooting guard position to start next season.


Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

Continue Reading
Advertisement

NBA Team Salaries

Advertisement

Trending Now