NBA fans all say the same thing when Kyrie Irving joins the Dallas Mavericks in the blockbuster trade
THE NBA world was “stunned” on Sunday after the Dallas Mavericks were traded for wanton Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving.
The eight-time All-Star and 2016 NBA champion was traded by the Mavs for a 2029 first-round pick, two second-round picks (’27 and ’29) Dorian Finney-Smith and Spencer Dinwiddie, per The Athletics’ Shine Charania.
The move will also result in Markieff Morris moving to Dallas.
This comes after Irving, 30, requested a trade on Friday.
Though the Mavs have been linked with a reunion with league legend LeBron James at the Los Angeles Lakers, they ultimately got the job done, a move that surprised fans including one who said, “Wow!!!!!! !!!!!! Dallas just sneaked me in there.
“You were so quiet. I didn’t even have them on my radar. I am shocked.
“There’s a lot to process. I knew he wasn’t going to the Lakers, I’ve only seen him in Miami or the Clippers.
“Good luck to Kyrie and good luck to the Dallas organization”
Another commented: “Mavs really ripped nets man. Wtfff.”
While one said: “Even though he’s a loanee this is a great move, the Warriors are pretty much out of the picture injured and the West will almost never be easier than this.”
But not all fans liked the move, with one saying: “Feel like this isn’t going to go well for either side lol.”
The writing has been hanging on the wall for some time nets and Irving could not agree on a new deal.
His current four-year, $136 million contract expires after this season.
The organization also suspended Irving without pay for eight games earlier in the season for failing to “reject anti-Semitism” after releasing “a film containing deeply disturbing anti-Semitic hatred.” nets.
Irving will now line up alongside potential MVP nominee Luka Dončić as the Mavs attempt to climb up from sixth place in the Western Conference.
According to Chris Haynes of TNT and Bleacher Report: “It’s Kyrie Irving called “Excited” about joining the Dallas Mavericks and “Looking forward” to teaming up with Luka Dončić.”
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/7315351/fans-react-kyrie-irving-dallas-mavericks-blockbuster-trade/ NBA fans all say the same thing when Kyrie Irving joins the Dallas Mavericks in the blockbuster trade