Kyrie Irving is seeking to stay in Brooklyn after this season.
In accordance with Irving’s agent, Shetelllia Irving, the All-Star guard is seeking to stay with the Nets however talks have but to occur.
“Round Kyrie and staying with the Nets? I’ve reached out to the Nets concerning this,” Shetellia Irving instructed Bleacher Report on Wednesday. “Now we have had no important conversations to this point. The need is to make Brooklyn house, with the best sort of extension, which suggests the ball is within the Nets’ court docket to speak now if their want is identical.”
Irving is taking part in out the ultimate 12 months of his cope with the Nets, and is an unrestricted free agent when the 2022-23 season ends.
The 30-year-old is eligible for the max extension, which shall be 4 years and round $200 million.
Coming into Wednesday, Irving is averaging 26.7 factors, 5.1 rebounds and 5.0 assists this season. Since Kevin Durant went down with an harm, Irving has been the Nets’ greatest participant and has helped Brooklyn get out of their funk with back-to-back large scoring outputs.
Irving scored 48 factors towards the Jazz on Jan. 20 and 38 to guide the Nets to a 120-116 comeback-win over the Warriors on Jan. 22.
Previous to the top of final season, Irving and the Nets couldn’t come to an settlement on a contract extension. The Nets allowed Irving to pursue a commerce with different groups, however in August each side determined that working it again with Durant for a minimum of yet another season was the perfect plan of action for the group.