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‘Ball Is Within the Nets’ Court docket’ as Kyrie Irving Seeks Lengthy-Time period Extension

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is looking for a contract extension, and based on his agent, talks have but to materialize.

“Round Kyrie and staying with the Nets? I’ve reached out to the Nets concerning this,” his agent Shetellia Irving advised Bleacher Report. “We now have had no vital conversations thus far. The need is to make Brooklyn house, with the correct sort of extension, which suggests the ball is within the Nets’ courtroom to speak now if their want is similar.”

Irving is within the last yr of his deal. If an extension can’t be reached, he would turn into an unrestricted free agent on the finish of the 2022-23 season and is predicted to have ample curiosity from across the league.

Irving is eligible for a max extension of 4 years and roughly $200 million.

The 12-year veteran is in line to make his eighth All-Star look as he was the highest -getter by followers within the Jap Convention guard class in final week’s replace.

He’s averaging 26.7 factors, 5.1 rebounds and 5.0 assists this season.

Ever since Irving returned to the Nets in late November following an eight-game suspension for sharing a documentary that contained antisemitic messaging on his accounts, he has been a gentle presence for Brooklyn.

After a gradual begin to the season, the Nets have discovered a groove and are thought of one of many prime groups within the convention when totally wholesome.

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