Kyrie Irving RUMORS & NEWS

  • Lakers reportedly won’t pursue Kyrie Irving this summer for particular reason

    Sportsnaut "After being linked to having serious interest in superstar guard Kyrie Irving, it seems the Los Angeles Lakers’ interest level has shifted significantly in recent weeks to a different player being their point guard for the foreseeable future. Irving’s saga with the..." March 16

  • Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving (foot) ‘not likely’ to face Spurs

    Sportsnaut "Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving said his odds of playing in San Antonio on Wednesday night are “not looking good,” per ESPN. Irving is listed as questionable for the game against the Spurs due to right foot soreness that has kept him out of the last two contests..." March 15

  • Kids From Africa Thank Kyrie Irving For Donating $45,000 To Help Build An Orphanage In Ghana

    Fadeaway World "Mavericks star Kyrie Irving may have a knack for stirring off-court controversies, but nobody can claim he's selfish with the way he spends his fortune. This week, Irving made news again for his latest act of kindness: surprising kids in Africa with a $45,000 donation for a new..." March 10

  • Kyrie Irving Ranted About Media and Gambling on Twitch After Getting Into It With a Fan Courtside

    The Big Lead "The Dallas Mavericks lost to the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night with Kyrie Irving scoring 27 points on 24 shots. During the game he got into it with a fan, saying, "There's nothing like fans trying to tell me how to play basketball." A fan can then be..." March 09

  • Skip Bayless Says Kyrie Irving Is The Batman Of Dallas Mavericks And Luka Doncic Is Robin

    Fadeaway World "Skip Bayless has a curious analogy for Kyrie Irving and Luka Doncic on the Dallas Mavericks. According to the veteran analyst, their roles are different from what people think.  Bayless claims that Kyrie is the Batman of the team while Luka is the sidekick, the Robin of the..." March 08

  • Kyrie Irving has words with Devin Booker amid Luka Doncic scuffle after Suns Mavs clash

    Clutch Points "Devin Booker and Luka Doncic stole the show at the end of Sunday’s hard-fought encounter between the Dallas Mavericks and the Phoenix Suns. Right before the game ended, the two superstars got into it in what turned out to be an intense face-to-face..." March 05

  • Mavs' Kyrie Irving: Need to scale back pressure I'm putting on myself

    ESPN "Once again, the Mavericks failed to finish with their pair of All-Stars on the floor together. On this occasion, Kyrie Irving missed a contested step-back 3-pointer on the final possession of a 124-122 loss to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday..." March 01

  • 5 Best Free Agency Destinations For Kyrie Irving This Summer

    Fadeaway World "There is no doubt that Kyrie Irving is one of the greatest offensive point guards of his era and has consistently been one of the most unstoppable players in the league since his rookie season. We have probably never seen a player with better handles than Irving because the former Cleveland..." February 22

  • Kyrie Irving Complains About 'Doctors Online' Who Don't Know About Player Injuries

    The Big Lead "The NBA has converged in Utah for the 2023 All-Star festivities this weekend and one of the hot topic is load management. Commissioner Adam Silver defended load management while Dallas Mavericks All-Star Kyrie Irving complained about "doctors online" and..." February 19

  • Kevin Durant defends his, Kyrie Irving's trade requests as 'great for the league'

    The Score "New Phoenix Suns star Kevin Durant believes the requests made by him and former teammate Kyrie Irving to be traded from the Brooklyn Nets bolstered the NBA's popularity. "I don't think it's bad for the league," Durant said Saturday during..." February 18

  • Lakers' Anthony Davis Trade to Luka Doncic's Mavs?

    SI "The Los Angeles Lakers have struggled to stay afloat this season. They hold a 27-32 record and rank 13th in the Western Conference standings. They made some major changes ahead of the midseason trade deadline, but could more be on the way in the upcoming offseason? Among the..." February 16

  • After trading Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, is Brooklyn primed to land another star?

    The Score "When the Brooklyn Nets traded Kevin Durant, the 13-time All-Star became perhaps the greatest player ever moved mid-season. Naturally, much of the discussion stemming from that deadline-week blockbuster has focused on Durant's new team in Phoenix rather than the Nets squad he left..." February 16

  • How Lakers can still get Kyrie Irving in free agency

    Clutch Points "With only three players — LeBron James, Anthony Davis, and Max Christie — that have fully guaranteed contracts past the 2022-23 season, Los Angeles Lakers have positioned themselves to sign All-Star guard Kyrie Irving in the 2023 offseason. Irving,..." February 15

  • Kyrie Irving 'More Likely Than Not' To Re-Sign With Dallas Mavericks This Summer

    Fadeaway World "Kyrie Irving has only been a Maverick for a handful of games, but fans can't help but wonder about his future as an upcoming NBA free agent. After a dramatic exit from the Nets, it was well known that Irving preferred to land in Los Angeles to don the Purple and Gold with LeBron..." February 15

  • The good, the bad and the improving of the Kyrie Irving-Luka Doncic Mavericks so far

    The Athletic "The Dallas Mavericks haven’t won since Luka Doncic and Kyrie Irving joined forces, which can only mean one of two things. It could mean the Mavericks’ past two results by a combined eight points, most recently Monday’s 124-121 loss to..." February 15

  • Suns Hoped to Trade for Both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving at NBA Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving almost remained teammates away from the Brooklyn Nets after this season's trade deadline. While the Nets traded Durant to the Phoenix Suns and moved Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, Jake Fischer of Yahoo Sports reported the Suns were..." February 14

  • Kyrie Irving says he won't discuss long-term future with Mavericks to avoid any 'unwanted distractions'

    Basket News "Kyrie Irving isn't interested in talking about what his long-term future could be with the Dallas Mavericks, and he doesn't understand why people don't think he can play well off the ball. "All I know, this is really playing basketball with a lot of..." February 14

  • Ben Simmons Gets Real On Nets Current Roster Without Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "With Kevin Durant officially in Phoenix now, the only trace that remains from the KD-Kyrie era is former no 1. overall pick, Ben Simmons. After forcing his way out of Philadelphia, and onto a Nets roster built to win now, Simmons had trouble finding his footing and encountered many of..." February 13

  • Nets had ridiculous asking price for Lakers in Kyrie Irving trade

    Larry Brown Sports "The Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, reportedly in part because team owner Joe Tsai did not want to accomodate the guard by sending him to his preferred destination of the Los Angeles Lakers. Now we’re learning just how much the Lakers were willing to..." February 12

  • James Harden: 'I don't look like the crazy one' after leaving Nets' Big Three

    The Score "After returning to Barclays Center for the first time since being traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, James Harden said he wasn't surprised that the Brooklyn Nets traded Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. "I don't look like the crazy..." February 12

  • LeBron James Wants Kyrie Irving On The Lakers This Summer

    Fadeaway World "The Los Angeles Lakers missed out on the chance of landing Kyrie Irving before the trade deadline struck, but not everything is lost for them. The Purple and Gold stayed working, trying to find the right deals for Irving, and now, the situation looks favorable for them.  The 2016..." February 10

  • Inside the downfall of the Nets’ Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving era

    New York Daily News "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving chose the Nets. Not the other way around. It’s an important note to remember as we unpack the end of a not-quite era of championship contention in Brooklyn: The superstars chose to be here. Then they chose not to be. James Harden, Irving..." February 10

  • Nets Have Not Yet Made A 'Thank You' Tweet For Kyrie Irving Despite Already Doing It For Kevin Durant And TJ Warren

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets are not big fans of Kyrie Irving. If it wasn't obvious from their extremely acrimonious split after 4 years of drama, maybe the Nets' actions on Twitter have made it clearer. The Nets traded Irving to the Dallas Mavericks after he requested a trade..." February 10

  • Joe Harris Throws Shade At Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving While Describing Nets’ New Energy

    USA Today "Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Harris has been a member of the Nets since 2016 and during that time, he’s seen different iterations of this team. During the early years, the team resembled more of what it looks like after the trade deadline: a bunch of players of similar talent who..." February 10

  • Luka Doncic drops bold Kyrie Irving ‘best ever’ claim after Mavs’ trade

    Clutch Points "Luka Doncic admitted that he was sad to see the departures of Spencer Dinwiddie and Dorian Finney-Smith in the Kyrie Irving Dallas Mavericks-Brooklyn Nets trade. However, Doncic also expressed his excitement to play alongside Irving and dropped an eye-opening complement on the..." February 10

  • Kyrie Irving To Suns Could Be Revisited In Offseason

    Real GM Basketball "Kyrie Irving and the Phoenix Suns had mutual interest before he was eventually dealt to the Dallas Mavericks. Irving appears to be happy joining the Mavericks, but he will be a free agent this offseason. With Kevin Durant joining the Suns via trade, the interest from Irving and Phoenix could be..." February 09

  • Kyrie Irving reacts to Kevin Durant trade, takes parting shot at Nets

    CBS Sports "Newest Dallas Maverick Kyrie Irving could have anticipated many of the questions that would be thrown his way following his debut with his new franchise. What was it like playing with new teammates? How many plays did you learn before taking the court? How has your relationship with..." February 09

  • Kyrie Irving felt 'very disrespected' by Nets

    The Score "Former Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving is looking forward to a fresh start with the Dallas Mavericks. "I just know I want to be in a place where I'm celebrated and not just tolerated or dealt with in a way that doesn't make me feel..." February 08

  • Nets’ Kevin Durant trade stance after Kyrie Irving deal

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets have reportedly told inquiring teams that they do not plan to trade Kevin Durant ahead of Thursday’s deadline, per Adrian Wojnarowski. Durant and Brooklyn are having on-going conversations about the direction of the Nets. But barring unforeseen..." February 07

  • Draymond Green Reveals Two Major Downsides For Mavericks After Kyrie Irving Trade

    Fadeaway World "With Kyrie Irving, the Dallas Mavericks finally have the elite co-star they've been looking for for years. Their fit as a pairing may seem awkward at first, but the undeniable talent level both two players bring has made a believer out of even the staunchest of Irving..." February 07

  • 3 Blockbuster Trades The Mavericks Can Make After Acquiring Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "The Dallas Mavericks made one of the biggest trades in recent memory as they acquired 8-time All-Star and former NBA champion Kyrie Irving. It was rather shocking to see the deal go through, especially because there might have been even more offers on the table for the services of the..." February 07

  • Kyrie Irving breaks silence on LeBron James wanting him traded to Lakers

    Clutch Points "Kyrie Irving was linked to the Los Angeles Lakers plenty of times after he made his shocking trade request from the Brooklyn Nets, with Lakers superstar and former teammate LeBron James making it no secret that he wouldn’t mind teaming up with Irving again. Well, it..." February 07

  • Mavs' Kyrie Irving Deleted Apology to Jewish Community for Promoting Antisemitic Film

    Bleacher Report "According to both Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports and Sam Amick of The Athletic, new Dallas Mavericks point guard Kyrie Irving deleted his Instagram post from November in which he apologized to the Jewish community for amplifying an antisemitic movie on his social..." February 07

  • Kevin Durant Was 'Upset' After Kyrie Irving Requested A Trade From Nets

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving landed in Brooklyn together in 2019, making fans dream about what this incredible duo could do in the league. However, things never worked out for these two, as injuries and controversies prevented them from showing their best level and taking the Nets to compete..." February 07

  • New York City Mayor Eric Adams Takes Shot at Kyrie Irving After Mavericks Trade

    Bleacher Report "New York City was so tired of the negative attention Kyrie Irving brought that even Mayor Eric Adams was happy to see him jettisoned to Dallas. "I will find the team that beats us the most and send him to that team, because then we'll start beating that team," Adams said..." February 07

  • Nets officially trade Kyrie Irving to Mavericks "The Brooklyn Nets have officially agreed to trade Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Monday. The Nets receive Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith and future Draft picks in the deal.   Brooklyn..." February 07

  • Mavericks tout title shot with Kyrie Irving, Luka Doncic pairing

    Dallas Morning News "As of Monday afternoon the blockbuster Kyrie Irving-to-Dallas trade had not officially been consummated, but with Irving landing in Dallas in one of Mark Cuban’s planes, the Mavericks’ governor felt comfortable enough to share a few thoughts about the trade with The..." February 07

  • Why Kyrie Irving was a luxury these flawed Lakers simply could not afford

    CBS Sports "Kyrie Irving's best traits are simultaneously extremely valuable and extremely narrow. He makes your half-court offense better. He generates easy baskets in transition. He can carry your bench offense for stretches. He's an excellent late-game shotmaker. In the right setting, these..." February 07

  • Raptors' Fred VanVleet, Pascal Siakam Interest Nets in 3-Team Kyrie Irving Trade

    Bleacher Report "The Toronto Raptors may end up being involved with the Brooklyn Nets as a third team in the deal that will send Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks. According to NBA reporter Marc Stein, one of the "possibilities for expanding the Kyrie Irving-to-Dallas trade" before..." February 06

  • 3 Blockbuster Trades That Could Happen After Kyrie Irving Deal

    NBA Analysis "Every year, the NBA’s trade deadline is an exciting day. February 9th ought to be no exception this season.  At the same time, most years, a big deal or two goes down ahead of the deadline. Call it a primer. Usually, two teams reach an agreement before the last possible..." February 06

  • Mavs Acquisition Of Kyrie Irving Is Not Yet Official, Hinges on Third Mystery Team

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Mavericks’ blockbuster trade for star point guard Kyrie Irving is slated to be made official at some point on Monday. However, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that it is not yet done. The NBA insider goes on to note that the Mavericks and..." February 06

  • Dallas Mavericks Risk It All with Kyrie Irving Trade...including Luka Doncic

    Bleacher Report "In a vacuum, the Dallas Mavericks' decision to trade for Kyrie Irving doesn't warrant overly complicated unpacking. A franchise in desperate need of a co-star for 23-year-old MVP candidate Luka Doncic just acquired a top-25 player while giving up a pair of starters, one..." February 06

  • Kyrie Irving Seen as Likely to Sign 3-Year Contract by Insiders

    Bleacher Report "After being acquired by the Dallas Mavericks in a trade with the Brooklyn Nets, Kyrie Irving will eventually have to decide whether he will stick around in Dallas long-term or walk away in free agency this summer. Zach Lowe said on Monday's episode of the Brian Windhorst..." February 06

  • Trading for Kyrie Irving is a gamble the Mavs couldn't afford not to make

    The Score "On its face, getting an in-his-prime eight-time All-Star and three-time All-NBAer in exchange for a 3-and-D wing, a lower-end starting point guard, and one distant future first-round pick sounds like an absolute no-brainer of a trade. Especially when the team acquiring said star already rosters..." February 06

  • Kyrie Irving’s Mavericks jersey number after Nets trade, revealed

    Clutch Points "The Dallas Mavericks have officially traded for Kyrie Irving. Now, the jersey number Irving will wear as the newest member of the Mavericks has been revealed. Irving will wear the No. 2 jersey, per TNT’s Chris Haynes. It’s the same number..." February 06

  • Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn smiling ear-to-ear after Kyrie Irving trade

    Sportsnaut "Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn can now put all of the Kyrie Irving drama to rest. A short while after Brooklyn made the Irving trade to the Dallas Mavericks official, Vaughn took to the podium to talk to the media ahead of Monday’s home date with the Los Angeles..." February 06

  • Luka Doncic Could Leave The Mavericks Because Of Kyrie Irving

    Dallas Morning News "On the surface, the Mavericks on Sunday pulled off the biggest acquisition of a proven star in the franchise’s 43-year history. An eight-time All-Star and a reigning one, at that. An NBA champion and Finals hero. The most recent addition to the elite 50-40-90 club..." February 06

  • Missing out on trading for Kyrie Irving weighs on LeBron James, Lakers

    ESPN "Last summer, LeBron James, without a pressing need to do so, signed a two-year contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers that prohibited him from being traded this season, and pushed off his free agency until at least 2024. In a vacuum, this is a very..." February 06

  • Monty Williams ‘bothered’ by Chris Paul-Kyrie Irving trade rumors

    Clutch Points "Phoenix Suns head coach Monty Williams admits he was “bothered” that Chris Paul’s name was thrown in the trade rumors amid the Kyrie Irving drama. For one, it’s not true. And second and the most important for him, the superstar guard doesn’t deserve to be in such..." February 06

  • Los Angeles Lakers Didn't Want To Move Their First-Round Picks In Any Deal, Not Even For Kyrie Irving

    Fadeaway World "There has been one big question about the Los Angeles Lakers throughout this season, and that has been whether they will mortgage more of their future for immediate success. The perfect example of this was their pursuit of Kyrie Irving, which would have meant that they had to give up their two..." February 06