Irving, who requested a trade, left due to a calf injury… “Time to return undecided”￼
Reporter Seo Jang-won = Kyrie Irving (31, Brooklyn Nets), who requested a trade from her team, was injured.
ESPN reported on the 5th (Korean time) that “Irving will miss the game against the Washington Wizards due to right calf pain.”
Irving became a hot topic on the 4th when he requested a trade from Brooklyn. Local media explained that after Irving failed to extend his contract with Brooklyn, he expressed his desire to leave for another team before the trade deadline.
Irving, whose contract with Brooklyn expires this summer, is known to want a four-year contract extension with his team for up to $198.5 million (approximately 248.3 billion won). However, he seems to have fallen out with Brooklyn when he failed to reach an agreement on terms.
Irving has played a pivotal role in Brooklyn this season, recording 27.1 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.3 assists in an average of 36.9 minutes in 40 games.
Brooklyn manager Zach Von explained that he had a private meeting with Irving before the game, but he did not confirm the ‘reason for the trade request’. 먹튀검증
“I didn’t ask (trade-related) questions,” he said. “There’s a business side to this and there’s a human side to it. I decided to look at the human side and check him personally. I’ll leave the business side to the club.” said.
Regarding the timing of Irving’s return, he replied, “I don’t know right now when it will be.” He also revealed that he is working to set the tone so that Irving’s trade request does not undermine the team atmosphere.
Meanwhile, the news of Irving’s trade request came as a shock to his teammates.
Nick Claxton respected Irving’s decision, saying, “We feel caught just like everyone else, but we can’t judge Irving’s decision. In the end, he’s doing what’s best for himself.”