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With reports circulating that the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets have discussed trade possibilities for Kyrie Irving, the teams are reportedly interested in using the Spurs in a multi-team trade.
Sources tell Bleacher Report journalist Eric Pincus that the teams are interested pulling San Antonio into a multi-team trade. The Nets do not seem interested in Russell Westbrook’s contract, as the former league MVP is set to earn $47 million dollars next season.
With a lack of interest in Westbrook’s expiring contract, the Spurs will undoubtedly have to ship Brooklyn some top tier young talent. Keldon Johnson would be a welcome surprise to add to the roster if we could squeeze the young talent out of both organizations: the Spurs and the Lakers.
Brooklyn’s main priority right now is working on a trade to get rid of former MVP Kevin Durant. According to some analysts, the bidding war for Durant has come to a standstill and has gained no traction.