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June 30, 2022 | 6:25 am EDT Update

There's mutual interest between Malik Monk, Kings

There’s mutual interest between Malik Monk and the Sacramento Kings, per @JakeLFischer h/t @TheSteinLine (Spotify Live) #NBATwitter

June 30, 2022 | 12:16 am EDT Update

Kyrie Irving saga not over?

“When Kyrie announced he was opting in, I was like ‘okay, we can move on. This won’t be a thing,’ said Windhorst. “But that’s not what my phone was telling me. That’s not what the executives were telling me. That’s not what the agents were telling me. They are saying this ain’t over, because the Nets made it clear to everybody they did not want the status quo. If nothing else changed, they were not going to be happy. They were not sure if that this satisfied that situation.
Harden owns a $47 million player option for 2022-23 and the deadline to act on it is Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET. According to ESPNโ€™s Adrian Wojnarowski, the possibility of Harden declining that option and taking a discount to improve the Sixersโ€™ financial freedom is something entertained by both the star guard and the organization. โ€œIn a perfect world for the Sixers, and I think in James Hardenโ€™s mind, opting out of that deal and then negotiating a new contract here when free agency opens, gives the Sixers a lot more financial flexibility to go and improve this team in the offseason,โ€ Wojnarowski said. โ€œHe can still get long-term, guaranteed money or certainly guaranteed money at a very high number over a couple of years by opting out and it gives the Sixers the ability to add to their roster.