Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Brooklyn Nets

Report: There’s ‘real concern throughout’ NBA from people who are close to Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving
Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

The Brooklyn Nets have mysteriously been without the services of star Kyrie Irving for the last few games.

Some people who know Irving around the NBA are reportedly concerned for him.

“There are dozens of reporters calling everybody they can think of, trying to get to the bottom of this,” wrote Joe Vardon of The Athletic. “It appears few people inside the NBA know what’s going on with Irving, and the few who probably do (like, Nets officials) aren’t saying. There is real concern throughout the league from people who know him.”

Irving, 28, has been mum about his absence from the court.

One report indicated that the six-time All-Star simply didn’t want to play. Nets head coach Steve Nash has yet to provide the media with a concrete reasoning for Irving’s disappearance.

As a matter of fact, Nash recently admitted that he didn’t have any update on when Irving would return to the floor.

To make matters worse, Irving was seen at a party without a mask amidst a surge in national COVID-19 cases. The league is reportedly looking into the case and could punish the guard.

In addition, the Nets front office is reportedly upset at Irving. The veteran is averaging 27.1 points, 6.1 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game this season.


Denver Nuggets

Dwight Howard hasn’t lost any confidence since leaving the NBA, even when comparing himself to two-time league MVP Nikola Jokic. Prime Nikola Jokic… or...

Golden State Warriors

Gregg Popovich and Steve Kerr are two of the league’s longest-tenured head coaches. Popovich has been head coach of the San Antonio Spurs since...

Golden State Warriors

The 2022-23 season did not end the way that the Golden State Warriors would have liked, as they were knocked out in the second...

Golden State Warriors

Bob Myers stepped down from his role with the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, but he might not be out of the league for...