Superstar point guard Kyrie Irving is once again looking for a fresh start elsewhere.
Irving, in what can only be described as true Irving fashion, has given the Nets less than a week to make that happen ahead of the Feb. 9 NBA trade deadline, and has requested a trade in the midst of a slump that’s taken the Nets out of striking distance for the top seed in the Eastern Conference.
Oh, and Irving, who sat out Saturday’s game with an apparent calf injury, has not given the Nets a list of landing spot preferences.
And though the market for an Irving rental isn’t as robust as it should be given Irving’s overall talent level, there’s at least four teams who have emerged as a legitimate suitors for the 30-year-old guard, according to multiple reports.
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