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The Nets are trying to copy the Warriors, as a basketball team and a business. Then there’s Kyrie Irving

This month, the sports world has watched Steph Curry lead the Warriors to a fourth NBA title and watched Kyrie Irving lead the Nets into chaos. The NBA has for years increasingly devoted itself toward player empowerment, and the Nets have leaned into that trend as much as any team in the league. But they’re also serving as a cautionary tale of what player(s) to empower. That shift to a culture of player empowerment allowed the Nets to land superstars Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as a free-agent package deal in June 2019. Since then, Nets owner Joe Tsai has been intent on...
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Nick Wright Proposes Franchise-Altering Trade Between Lakers And Nets: Kyrie Irving And Ben Simmons For Anthony Davis And Russell Westbrook

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets had a similar 2021/22 NBA season, starting from the fact that they both were deemed championship favorites before the start of the campaign thanks to a big move they made in the prior season or during the offseason. After that, they were involved in controversies that hurt the team's chances to compete at the highest level, while injuries and other issues bothered them.
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Kevin Durant may be distancing himself from Nets amid Kyrie Irving drama

The Nets seemingly can’t get it together. As Kyrie Irving’s time with the Nets continues to deteriorate, with the star Brooklyn guard giving his list of preferred destinations last week should the two sides not work out a contract, Durant is also reportedly distancing himself from the franchise at the moment. Last Friday, Logan Murdock of The Ringer said on The Mismatch podcast that Durant hasn’t talked to the Nets in weeks. “I don’t think Kevin is confident in the front office right now,” Murdock said. “I don’t know if he’s at the stage of leaving but there’s a big uneasiness from not...
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