It is unclear when Kyrie Irving will return to the Brooklyn Nets as he remains away from the team for personal reasons. “Today before this went down, I had a conversation with four or five people with teams and of course Kyrie was a huge topic of conversation in the league today,” said Brian Windhorst. “I asked ‘what do you guys think the trade market for Kyrie Irving is right now? Let’s say something happened and they had to trade him.’ “And the answers that I got were wild. Wild! I got everything from.. and these were general managers and assistant general managers. “I got everything from ‘I think you can still get two firsts for him’ to ‘You can attach him in as filler.’ I got that level of [differing opinions].”
September 27, 2021 | 7:28 pm EDT Update
CJ McCollum: I think it’s important we don’t lose sight of the fact that 90% of the league is vaccinated. Happy Monday.
Anthony Slater: Klay Thompson on the state of his game: “I can make a lot of jump shots. Pretty good at defensive sliding. My timing is a little off. Reaction time’s not there. That’s being rusty two years. I anticipate in the next four weeks playing 5-on-5 again.” pic.twitter.com/Nk9YDlfyGL