Kyrie Irving saga not over yet?

“When Kyrie announced he was signing up, I thought, okay, we can move on. This won’t work,’ said Windhorst. “But that’s not what my phone told me. That’s not what the executives told me. That’s not what the cops told me. They say this isn’t over yet, because the Nets made it clear to everyone that they didn’t want the status quo. If nothing else changed, they wouldn’t be happy. They weren’t sure if this suited that situation.
Source: RealGM

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Sam VecenieSam_Vecenie
We’re going through all the NBA madness in the entire league.
-Dejounte Murray deal
-Jalen Brunson
-Kyrie back to Brooklyn
-James Harden takes less?
-Wiz/Nuggets deal
-Jan Wall!

Lang GreeneLangGreene
Crazy. The two teams KD and Kyrie COST to LEAVE voluntarily, just finished fighting in the NBA Finals. † 11:27 p.m.

Brothers KamenetzkyKamBrothers
For the sick who like to watch, Wednesday @LockedOnLakers pod, YouTube version. we talk to @Jovan Buha about Russ signing up, the ability to still trade him, the Lakers-Kyrie talks, Malik Monk’s future and more. @LockedOnNBAPods @LockedOnNetwork…18:26

Kristian Winfieldcrisscrossed
Nets sold Patty Mills last season as a culture booster. Hard to see him go. He posted a career-high 11.4 PPG last season, but was exhausted by minutes played in the absence of Kyrie Irving and James Harden. Great to stop by @Brian Lewis18:01

Austin KrellNBAKrell
James Harden early out of BKN, underperformed and is open to less money to help his team.
He was criticized for retiring from BKN while Kyrie Irving selfishly missed more than half of the season due to personal decisions and then tried to force the Nets into a maximum deal. † 5:13 PM

Kurt Helinbasketball talk
Kyrie Irving stays with Nets, but latest comments are far from remembering drama…16:46

Keith SmithKeith Smith NBA
Either the 76ers are doing serious cap wizardry or Kyrie Irving distracted us from the fact that James Harden is actually the one getting a $30 million pay cut. † 3:38 pm

Mike MazzeoMazzNYC
Johnny Avello of DraftKings and Craig Mucklow of Caesars weigh in on the pricing of the Nets in the NBA futures market, given lingering uncertainty over Kyrie Irving’s future…3:14 pm

Jeff GoodmanGoodmanHoops
Kyrie Irving Returns To Nets + Is Jaylen Brown Disrespected? † Bob Ryan & Jeff Goodman Podcast | Driven by @HireOnLinkedIn…03:00

Eric PincusEricPincus
Last @BleacherReport Would any of these 4 teams help Lakers, Nets trade Russell Westbrook, Kyrie Irving? – If, after the dust settles from their mutual opt-ins, the teams want to reconsider a trade, is there a third team willing to take on RW? How?…2:50 pm

StatMusestate museum
Collin Sexton in his final season:
24.3 PPG
3.1 RPG
4.4 APG
LeBron and Kyrie are the only other Cavs with those stats or better in a season.

Chris Sheridansheridanhoops
More #Knicks later. For now, can Kyrie Irving of? #Nets Win MVP? Ex-teammate thinks it’s possible. The odds are as high as 150-1.…12:20 pm

Zach LoweZachLoe_NBA
ICYMI yesterday: Lowe Post podcast with a preview of all things free agency/trade w/ @Bobby Marks: Kyrie’s opt-in, then our 5 most intriguing free agency teams: Mavs, Nets, Bulls, Hawks, Spurs, Wolves, Sixers and many more:

Brothers KamenetzkyKamBrothers
Wednesday @LockedOnLakers podcast with@Jovan Buha† We discuss Russ’ choice, how close the Lakers came to a Kyrie deal, Malik Monk’s future for Laker, free agent targets and more! #FirstListen @LockedOnNetwork @LockedOnNBAPods
Subscribe. Rate. Enjoying. Thank you!…10:48 am

Alex SchifferAlex__Schiffer
June’s mail bag is gone. In the KD/Kyrie saga, ideally off-season and I’ve got some scouts to weigh in on Alondes Williams:…9:30 AM

Micah AdamsMicahAdams13
Shout out to some brave pioneers – Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving – for choosing a combined $83 million.
#Dare to be different9:25 am

Alex KennedyAlexKennedyNBA
NBA Free Agency 2022 Preview: @Michael Scott and I discuss the latest rumours, the moves of the Knicks, Zach LaVine, Deandre Ayton’s market, Kyrie Irving’s opt-in, Dejounte Murray’s future, trade candidates, sleeper free agents, and more:…8:05 am

Chris Sheridansheridanhoops
It doesn’t matter if you love Kyrie Irving or not #Nets, you should consider whether he is worthy of a bet for MVP. Ex-teammate Channing Frye strongly believes in him. The odds are as high as 150-1. LAKE:…6:28 am

Bill SimmonsBill Simmons
New BS podcast!
—The Knicks go all in for Brunson, Kyrie/Net’s madness + NBA media turns into pro wrestling with @VanLathan @BigWos
—A mega preview of UFC 276 with an afflicted Knicks fan @arielhelwani
-A Lakers PR advice session plus making “Loot” with @alanyang…12:30 pm

More this storyline

“It wasn’t just because of the lack of the vaccine mandate. The whole way Kyrie has operated over the past few seasons, not just what happened with the vaccine, was part of what Sean Marks, and actually by proxy Joe Tsai, was talking about at the end of the season. “I’d like to say this can be put to bed, but that’s not what my sources say. They don’t know if this will work.” -through RealGM / June 30, 2022

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Get Up that organizations will continue to call about both Irving and Kevin Durant: “Teams will continue to liaise with Brooklyn to ensure they intend to keep this group together,” Wojnarowski said† -through Bleacher report / June 30, 2022

There is no indication the Heat wants to leave 36-year-old Kyle Lowry – who is very close to Jimmy Butler – but Pat Riley has said Lowry needs to get in better shape. The Heat has assured Lowry that it has no intention of trading him for Brooklyn’s Kyrie Irving. According to a source informed about the situation. We were told that Lowry was not upset when Riley publicly said his condition needs to improve. -through Miami Herald / June 29, 2022

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