Sport NBA trade rumors: Kyrie Irving reportedly prefers Clippers

03:20  12 august  2017
03:20  12 august  2017 Source:   Sporting News

Kyrie Irving sweepstakes currently has no front-runner, per report

  Kyrie Irving sweepstakes currently has no front-runner, per report However, Josh Jackson of the Suns becomes trade eligible this week, so the Cavaliers may just be waiting for that pin to drop.Altman doesn't want to get ripped off, and from all accounts, the Cavaliers are willing to hold on to Irving if they don't get a deal they like.

Shortly after news of Kyrie Irving 's trade request from the Cleveland Cavaliers became public, a list of his preferred destinations The Knicks are reportedly willing to trade Anthony for Irving , but wouldn't consider dealing 7-foot-3 prized big man Kristaps Porzingis. Clippers ' Rivers loses front office role.

The Knicks, Spurs, Timberwolves and Heat are reportedly his preferred teams. Kyrie Irving 's trade demand sent shockwaves around the NBA world on Friday. (Or, if you're a flat-Earther, along the NBA world).

Kyrie Irving reportedly would prefer getting traded to the Clippers.

On the HoopsHype podcast, NBA analyst Peter Vecsey said Irving likes Jerry West and what he has done for teams in the past and likes the prospect of being on a team where West has a say in how the team is formed.

“I’m told [Kyrie] wants to play for the Clippers. […] That’s the team I was told he wants to play," Vecsey said. “He loves L.A. He’s been working out a lot there this summer."

Cleveland's Kyrie Irving © (Getty Images) Cleveland's Kyrie Irving

The Clippers don't have much in the way of assets to trade for Irving but they reportedly have already made at least one offer to the Cavaliers to get the All-Star point guard.

Irving does not have a no-trade clause, so he has limited leverage in determining where he ends up if he leaves Cleveland.

NBA trade rumors: Kyrie Irving willing to sign extension if dealt to Spurs .
The sweepstakes for the All-Star guard have heated up after recently being stalled due to lack of trade options for Cleveland.The Cavs guard is willing to sign an extension with the Spurs if he were to be traded to San Antonio, ESPN reported Tuesday.


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