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Anthony Davis took all the intention when rumors spread that he was interested in going to the Los Angeles Lakers. Now theres another buzz around the NBA and it’s coming out of Boston. Celtics’ All star point guard Kyrie Irving is allegedly “genuinely interested” in reuniting with LeBron James.
According to Ric Bucher of ESPN, Irving’s interest is “for real.”
Bucher says, “while the news since last summer has been largely about stars not interested in being LeBron [James]’s sidekick — [Paul] George’s decision to re-sign with the Thunder, Jimmy Butler not having the Lakers on his reported preferred list and Kawhi Leonard reportedly favoring the Clippers — a source close to the Celtics confirmed that Kyrie Irving is genuinely interested in reuniting with his former Cavaliers teammate.”
Irving previously stated that he planned to re-sign with the Celtics this summer. He seemed extremely happy about what was going on but it may not be paradise like it seems. Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports says that “there’s a growing belief of uncertainty that Kyrie Irving will re-sign with Boston.”
The Celtics have a massive amount of young players and future draft picks to trade for all-star, Anthony Davis. This may help the chances of Kyrie staying a few more years in the white and green. However, they’re restricted to contact Anthony Davis due to the “Rose Rule,” and have to wait until July 1 to take a shot at him.
Rumors are going around that Davis doesn’t have Boston as “a top target” if he becomes a unrestricted free agent in the summer of 2020. Instead, theres chatter that he wants to sign a contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers and join forces with LeBron James.
ESPN’s story on the developing landscape and positioning for a possible Anthony Davis trade. https://t.co/gkbykmohlV
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 29, 2019