Kyrie Irving Lakers

Kyrie Irving created a massive uproar on social media after allegedly asking the Brooklyn Nets for a trade before the February 9 deadline. News broke out that Irving gave the Nets an ultimatum to trade him before the deadline, which is five days away. Moreover, if the Nets fail to trade him, the point guard threatened to leave the club and enter the free agent market at the end of the ongoing season.

Kyrie\’s ultimatum has caught not only the Nets but also the entire NBA fraternity off guard. The reason being that earlier, the point guard showed positive hints at signing an extension contract with his current team. Moreover, rumors have it that Kyrie Irving was indeed offered a new contract. But the point guard bluntly turned it down. At present, Irving wants out, and multiple teams have shown interest in acquiring the point guard.


LeBron James Posts Cryptic Tweet Hinting At Irving\’s Possible Induction Into The Lakers

Kyrie Irving-LeBron James

Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly the first team who has shown potential interest in the Kyrie Irving trade. Even a five-year-old child would understand the Lakers\’ desperation for a notable trade. The 12th team on the Western Conference points table needs valuable additions to the lineup in order to save a berth into the playoffs. Hence, Kyrie\’s trade news has come as a blessing for the team. Moreover, Irving\’s former teammate, LeBron James, shows his excitement over Irving\’s trade speculations to the Lakers.


— LeBron James (@KingJames) February 3, 2023

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving were teammates during their stint with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Hence, a possible reunion could be on the cards. Meanwhile, amid all the speculations, King James has dropped a massive hint on Irving\’s potential trade to the Lakers. LeBron posted a tweet with an eye and crown emojis, indicating that Kyrie Irving is likely to don the purple and gold jersey going forward in the tournament. Further, along with LeBron, former Lakers legend Michael Johnson also expressed his desire to see the point guard don the purple and gold jersey.

Personally, I’d love to see Kyrie in the purple and gold.

— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) February 3, 2023

Fans Excited For A LeBron James-Kyrie Irving Reunion


Meanwhile, the fans are excited to see LeBron James reunite with his Cleveland buddy, Kyrie Irving. Below LeBron\’s Twitter post, the fans requested the Lakers to make the trade happen. On top of that, the users also photoshopped Kyrie Irving\’s picture in a Lakers jersey. Furthermore, a few fans also claimed that LeBron\’s post could be a possible confirmation of the trade. And Kyrie Irving is indeed on his way to the Lakers.


— ²³𝙻𝚎𝙱𝚛𝚘𝚗𝚌𝚑𝚒𝚝𝚒𝚜🏀☄️🌎💞 (@BronGotGame) February 3, 2023


— 💛💜 (@OwnedByKyrie) February 3, 2023


— Witness King James (@WITNESSKJ) February 3, 2023

Make it happen

— Slightly Depressed Lakers Fan (@capnyuji) February 3, 2023

Well, if the Lakers are actually this serious about the trade, they have to start looking for options for the trade. If the purple and gold want a player of Irving\’s stature, they will have to send an essential player from the current lineup the other way. Moreover, Russell Westbrook, Patrick Beverley, and Austin Reaves are possible candidates for the trade exchange.

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