Kyrie Staying in Brooklyn? Lakers Moving on to Hield and Turner?

The latest on Kyrie from Shams Charania, via Lakers Nation because Athletic articles are behind a paywall: Right off the bat, I’m suspicious of this story. So let me get this straight: the Nets love Kyrie now? After they wouldn’t offer him a max contract without first loading it up with caveats and incentives? I… Read More Kyrie Staying in Brooklyn? Lakers Moving on to Hield and Turner?

LeBron Signs 2 year, $97 million Extension with LA Lakers; Russ Trade Imminent?

It took about two weeks for LeBron to sign the extension he was eligible to sign starting August 4: This jibes with a lot of what we’ve been seeing lately: that LeBron is very happy where he is, he’s on good terms with the Lakers front office, and he wants to remain a Laker. I… Read More LeBron Signs 2 year, $97 million Extension with LA Lakers; Russ Trade Imminent?

KD Delivers Ultimatum to Nets Owner Joe Tsai: Either Fire Steve Nash & Sean Marks, or Trade Me

So KD has not backed off his trade request, and he has made his demands clearer: I am not sure why KD specifically wants Nash and Marks fired. It probably explains it in the Athletic article but I’m not paying for to read it. ESPN is not reporting it at all. There’s nothing about this… Read More KD Delivers Ultimatum to Nets Owner Joe Tsai: Either Fire Steve Nash & Sean Marks, or Trade Me

Sorry, Laker Fans: Kyrie Opts to the Final Year of his Contract With Brooklyn

Who were the Nets trying to fool here with this leak? This is like the old, “You can’t fire me because I quit!” line. This is nothing but cope and rationalization from the Nets. They’re trying to make it seem like they not only don’t care if they lose KD and Kyrie, but that they… Read More Sorry, Laker Fans: Kyrie Opts to the Final Year of his Contract With Brooklyn

The Nets Might Be in Some Real Trouble—Plus, Beal to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent? And: Draft Night is Here

Things have apparently gone from bad to worse for the Brooklyn Nets: after contract extension talks with Kyrie Irving “stalled,” and it was reported that there was a real chance Kyrie could be leaving the Nets, there was chatter (first reported by Woj, I believe) that we shouldn’t be surprised if we see Kyrie take… Read More The Nets Might Be in Some Real Trouble—Plus, Beal to Become an Unrestricted Free Agent? And: Draft Night is Here