Kyrie Irving’s brief stint with the Dallas Mavericks didn’t go as deliberate.
When the Mavs acquired him on the NBA Commerce Deadline, the hope was that Irving would pair up with Luka Doncic to type one of many league’s extra formidable duos.
The blueprint for what their partnership was imagined to seem like was Doncic and Jalen Brunson one yr earlier. They made all of it the way in which to the Western Convention Finals collectively.
Sadly, Doncic and Irving had much less success. Issues received so unhealthy, in truth, that they didn’t even make the playoffs this season.
Complicating issues even additional is the truth that Irving is an unrestricted free agent this summer season. Which means, after the whole lot Dallas gave up for him, he may simply stroll away elsewhere.
This week, Irving shared a cryptic Instagram Story that some consider hints at his future plans.
— MFFL (@Mavs_FFL) April 14, 2023
Whereas the submit was undeniably ambiguous, Mavericks followers appear to consider that it’s a sign Irving plans to return to Dallas subsequent yr.
This offers me confidence he’s coming again
— Frankie Jay (@FrankieJay__) April 14, 2023
I’m simply glad he’s carrying a Mavs jersey within the submit
— Hussain H (@hussainh1) April 14, 2023
He’s coming again. I didn’t just like the commerce within the first place, however Mavs at the moment are ready the place they nearly HAVE to carry him again, and whereas I don’t know for certain, I believe he genuinely appreciated his brief stint with the Mavs. I’d guess a home…not essentially mine, he returns
— A. Dude (@upacrick) April 15, 2023
There have been a whole lot of reviews about the place Irving would favor to land subsequent season.
This hypothesis is simply extra of the identical.
But one more reason to mild the beam. https://t.co/tqPwdkhBDK
— Sport 7 (@game7__) April 16, 2023
Till he really comes out and says one thing definitive, it’s all simply conjecture.
That stated, do the Mavericks take advantage of sense for Irving if you account for what they will provide contract-wise and opportunity-wise? Completely.
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