Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai wasn’t about to bow to the commands of wantaway superstar Kyrie Irving.
Irving rocked the NBA landscape when his trade demand to get out of Brooklyn was revealed. Less than 48 hours later the star guard was sent on his way.
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Irving had reportedly threatened to sit out the remainder of the season if his demand to be traded was not met.
Teams scrambled to get their best offers in with many pundits believing the Los Angeles Lakers would sweep him up and partner Irving up once again with LeBron James.
Landing in California to be alongside “The King” was said to be the top priority for Irving, but Tsai wasn’t having it.
NBA reporter Marc Stein stated that one of Tsai and the Nets’…