The Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers have begun discussing a potential trade involving star guards Kyrie Irving and Russell Westbrook, sources told Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes.

The two teams are hopeful they can complete a deal at some point during the offseason, Haynes adds.

Irving recently picked up his $36.5-million player option to remain in Brooklyn, despite reports that he debated bypassing the deal to become a free agent.

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