It was looking more and more likely that Kyrie Irving would be rocking the black-and-white this upcoming October in Brooklyn. He was reportedly on the cusp of signing with the Nets. 

Most of the reports so far have Irving going to the Brooklyn Nets, although this latest report suggests he may want to play with Anthony Davis. 

Multiple sources tell The Athletic’s David Aldridge that he has long wanted to play alongside Davis, whether in Boston, New York or L.A. Now would be his opportunity, similarly to how James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh took a slight pay cut to play for the Miami Heat nearly a decade ago.

According to a report from The Athletic’s Sam Amick, James was confident that Irving was considering the Lakers even before his team pulled off its biggest trade in a decade.

Having AD on board only increases the intrigue, although the deal may require Irving to take a slight pay cut.

The NBA offseason is wild.  

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