Kyrie Irving decided to opt for final year of Nets contract: report

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Kyrie Irving According to multiple reports, he was selected in the final year of his contract with the Brooklyn Nets and appears set to team up for at least one more season.

Irving confirms decision For athletics. They had until Wednesday to decide whether to opt-in and had reportedly obtained permission to sign-and-trade deals with other teams.

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Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets drives into the #11 basket during a game against the Miami Heat at the FTX Arena on February 12, 2022 in Miami, Florida.
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“Ordinary people keep the world moving, but those who dare to be different take us to tomorrow. I’ve decided to choose. See you in the fall,” Irving told the athletic,

He added a cryptic tweet that read, “I know who I am.”

He will be owed $36.9 million for the final year of his deal with the Nets. that and Signed by Kevin Durant Together with Brooklyn in 2019. Durant signed an extension with Brooklyn last summer.

according for espn, Irving could not find a sign-and-trade partner and plans to return to the Nets next season. The Los Angeles Lakers were reportedly the only team interested in a deal with Irving.

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Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets reacts after a basket sinks during the second half of the opening basketball game of the NBA Play-In Tournament against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 in New York.

Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets reacts after a basket sinks during the second half of the opening basketball game of the NBA Play-In Tournament against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 in New York.
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Brooklyn hasn’t officially announced opt-in yet.

On Friday, Durant opened up about Irving’s position Said a little more that he would not be involved in it.

“There’s no involvement in it. I mean, I can’t get into it… It’s this guy’s livelihood, you know?” Durant told “The Etsy” podcast. “It’s a lot bigger than me. Being a free agent is one of the most important times in your career. It can’t be influenced by anyone else. I just do me and wait for the time.”

“There’s nothing that can happen right now. I don’t think he can even decide to pull out by the 29th, I guess. So I just let things play out and see what happens. Q Keep in regular touch with us, and we’ll see what happens. It’s something beyond my control that I don’t want to be a part of. We’ll see what happens.”

Kyrie Irving #11 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during a game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 6, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Kyrie Irving #11 of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during a game against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 6, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Irving has played only 103 games in three seasons for the Nets. Injuries and refusal to comply with New York City’s coronavirus vaccine mandate cost him several games. He averaged 27.1 points, 6 assists and 4.7 rebounds in those games.

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The Nets have only had one playoff-series win since Durant and Irving joined the team.