Brooklyn Nets is the new name rumor mill is concerned about, while the community was busy discussing the future of an adamant Ben Simmons and Philadelphia 76ers, there were few trade speculations concerning Kyrie Irving. The seven-time All-Star went ahead to address the rumor mill and threatened to retire than to be involved in a trade.
Irving’s strong response eases the Nets fans, as they were hoping to see the strong trio of Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Irving together after all three inked long-term contracts with the team. Recently Durant put pen to paper and agreed to a four-year, $194.2 million extension. Irving’s ankle sprain had the fans worried about the future but he is progressing well and would be back to the training ground in no time.