Kyrie Irving Was Concerned About Knicks' Management When Making Free Agency Decision

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Kyrie Irving Was Concerned About Knicks' Management When Making Free Agency Decision 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Fri Nov 8, 2019 9:02 pm

Kyrie Irving appeared to settle on the Brooklyn Nets as his free agent choice several weeks before June 30th when his decision was announced.


Irving was also linked to the New York Knicks, but he reportedly was concerned about the situation of their management.


“When it came down to the Nets and Knicks he was concerned about the management of the Knicks,” said a person familiar with Irving’s thinking. “It’s really as simple as that.”


The Knicks had hoped to sign both Irving and Kevin Durant in 2019, which was part of the reason why they traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks.

Via Frank Isola/The Athletic

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Post#2 » by DimesandKnicks » Fri Nov 8, 2019 9:13 pm

trading a potential superstar for two players that have no legal commitment to you. Bad management. It's been a rough ride :noway:
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Post#3 » by br7knicks » Fri Nov 8, 2019 9:18 pm

If he was, he wouldn't have gone to Brooklyn, they're not that much better than the **** show that is the Knicks.

So we know that's a lie...
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Post#4 » by TheCage4 » Fri Nov 8, 2019 10:43 pm

br7knicks wrote:If he was, he wouldn't have gone to Brooklyn, they're not that much better than the **** show that is the Knicks.

So we know that's a lie...


Have you seen what Marks has done in Brooklyn after the debacle that was the Prokhorov ownership? I’m guessing not.
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Post#5 » by DarkXaero » Fri Nov 8, 2019 11:40 pm

br7knicks wrote:If he was, he wouldn't have gone to Brooklyn, they're not that much better than the **** show that is the Knicks.

So we know that's a lie...
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Post#6 » by Zenzibar » Fri Nov 8, 2019 11:51 pm

Again. Another anonymous source.

These sports writers have become so obvious and lazy in their journalism.

Thats why we spend our time here, making up our own sht.. :roll:
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Post#7 » by Ballerhogger » Sat Nov 9, 2019 12:11 am

Man Irving adds fuel to the burning dumpster
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Post#8 » by Zenzibar » Sat Nov 9, 2019 12:20 am

TheCage4 wrote:
br7knicks wrote:If he was, he wouldn't have gone to Brooklyn, they're not that much better than the **** show that is the Knicks.

So we know that's a lie...


Have you seen what Marks has done in Brooklyn after the debacle that was the Prokhorov ownership? I’m guessing not.


He's really done a masterful job. It should be a good run if all goes well.
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Post#9 » by nedleeds » Sat Nov 9, 2019 12:57 am

I mean how does this constitute news? Knicks fans are concerned about management. Although not signing this morale sucking chucker to a max deal is not among their errors.
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Post#10 » by LOUiS-D » Sat Nov 9, 2019 2:17 am

Ballerhogger wrote:Man Irving adds fuel to the burning dumpster

source wrote:a person familiar with Irving's thinking told Frank Isola of The Athletic.

Kyrie should have kept his mind shut.
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Post#11 » by Illuz10n » Sat Nov 9, 2019 3:58 am

nedleeds wrote:I mean how does this constitute news? Knicks fans are concerned about management. Although not signing this morale sucking chucker to a max deal is not among their errors.

Exactly...this was actually good news for the Knicks. Never liked Kyrie Irving.
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Post#12 » by SuperDeluxe » Sat Nov 9, 2019 5:21 pm

I'm not entirely sure which party was more concerned about which here.

As for the Knicks being a dumpster fire, let Irving operate in Brooklyn for two years. Nets fans may or may not feel inclined to laugh at the Knicks after that anymore.
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Post#13 » by Mwd1981 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 5:45 pm

Fake news?!!! A source familiar with his thinking?!! I’m thinking I’ll stop visiting RealGM as it’s all BS
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Post#14 » by Mwd1981 » Sat Nov 9, 2019 5:49 pm

Fake news BS! Of course you trade a star on rookie contract to attract other stars!!!lol

Why would you not keep Porzingis on a cost controlled contract? This is so BS it’s not funny
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Post#15 » by Vegeta10176 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:42 am

Mwd1981 wrote:Fake news BS! Of course you trade a star on rookie contract to attract other stars!!!lol

Why would you not keep Porzingis on a cost controlled contract? This is so BS it’s not funny


Cost controlled contract he was up for an extension he is making 27 million this year..

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