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Kyrie Irving: ‘I plan on re-signing [in Boston] next year’

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Kyrie Irving says he intends to remain a member of the Boston Celtics beyond this season.

“I’ve shared it with some of my teammates as well as the organization as well as everyone else in Boston. If you guys will have me back, I plan on re-signing here next year,” Irving said to rousing applause at an event for season-ticket holders at TD Garden on Thursday night.

Irving, 26, is entering the final year of the five-year, $94 million contract he signed with Cleveland before the 2015-16 season. He has a player option for the 2019-20 season and can become an unrestricted free agent after that.

Source: Kyrie Irving via ESPN

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Sources: Kyrie Irving ‘strongly considering’ Nets in Free Agency

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Sources tell SNY that Kyrie Irving and his camp are strongly considering Brooklyn if he decides to leave Boston. Irving’s camp has kept a close eye on the Nets as the season progressed and the team got better, with the playoffs only helping their case.

SNY also learned recently that the Nets would not shy away from signing Irving even if they re-sign point guard D’Angelo Russell. The ideal scenario would be to pair two max free agents, such as Kevin Durant and Irving, but sources say the Nets would be open to pairing Irving and Russell in the backcourt together.

Source: Anthony Puccio of SNY.tv

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Sources: Hornets to Host Simi Shittu for Workout

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Vandy PF Simi Shittu will workout for the #Hornets on June 1, per a source. The 6-9 1/2 Shittu is a former McDonald’s All-American and Jordan Brand Classic selection. He measured with a robust 7-1 1/4 wingspan as well.

Source: Jordan Schultz on Twitter

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Sources: Trail Blazers, Neil Olshey Agree to Extension

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Portland Trail Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey has agreed to a contract extension through 2024, league sources tell ESPN.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN

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