Kyrie Irving has begun process to return to Nets

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Shams Charania: Just in: All-NBA star Kyrie Irving has started process to return to the Brooklyn Nets, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium . Irving is ramping up, has begun team COVID-19 testing, and his season debut date is still to be determined.
Source: Twitter @ShamsCharania

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Bobby Marks @BobbyMarks42
Earlier this week on Kyrie Irving
I thought that question would have been addressed in mid-February.
Obviously the situation has changed. pic.twitter.com/G17EUjUqbA5:09 PM

Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
What happened to the Nets leaders being adamant that Kyrie Irving be a full-time player or nothing? Now they are all “fully supportive”.
Way to stick to your decisions. – 5:08 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
The Nets are gonna purposely try to fall below a 4 seed to have the Kyrie Irving advantage over home court advantage in the playoffs – 5:07 PM

Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Christmas Kyrie at Crypto dot com – 5:05 PM

Marc Stein @TheSteinLine
Before the Nets actually close in on getting Kyrie Irving back, they list ELEVEN players out — including Kevin Durant — for their next game against the Magic.
More NBA from me: https://t.co/LGN9cVpeGP pic.twitter.com/3SeVwz6gZF5:04 PM

Alex Schiffer @Alex__Schiffer
Wrote about what a Kyrie Irving return would look like for the Nets on Monday. Replugging as ⁦@Shams Charania⁩ reports he’s begin the process of returning to the team. theathletic.com/3010649/2021/1…5:03 PM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Just in: All-NBA star Kyrie Irving has started process to return to the Brooklyn Nets, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Irving is ramping up, has begun team COVID-19 testing, and his season debut date is still to be determined. – 5:00 PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
We talked Knicks expectations, where they may go from here, Myles Turner, Kyrie Irving, Kristaps Porzingis on The Putback with veteran scribe @Steve Popper & KFS’s @JMacriNBA. Full show here: https://t.co/uTf3Xe6Uvq pic.twitter.com/rrrz5cNW5d12:25 PM

Dave Early @DavidEarly
“Coming up on [cable sports debate show], why the Sixers miss Ben Simmons more than the Nets miss both Kyrie AND James Harden!” – 8:43 PM

More on this storyline

Adrian Wojnarowski: ESPN Sources: With the unfolding circumstances of Brooklyn’s season – including injuries, Covid losses and an inordinate minutes load on their superstar players – the Nets are bringing back All-Star guard Kyrie Irving as a part-time player for games outside of New York. -via Twitter @wojespn / December 17, 2021

Adrian Wojnarowski: So far, Irving has been unwilling satisfy New York City mandates and become vaccinated to play home games, but the turbulence of the ongoing NBA season has caused the organization to reconsider their preseason decision to fully sideline Irving, sources said. -via Twitter @wojespn / December 17, 2021

Shams Charania: Sources: Kyrie Irving will play in road games and practice at home with the Brooklyn Nets. He is expected to practice with the team in the coming days. -via Twitter @ShamsCharania / December 17, 2021