With Thursday’s NBA Trade Deadline fast approaching, Kyrie Irving lobbed a grenade on Friday by requesting a trade from the Brooklyn Nets.
Even for a player of Irving’s obvious talent and ability, it is going to be hard to find a suitor before the trade deadline willing to make a move for him given the series of off-the-court dramas he has been involved in.
A genuine title contender may not currently have or want to trade the assets needed to secure Irving and would risk disrupting team harmony by making such a significant move.
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Meanwhile, a struggling team who may have the right package to trade for Irving is unlikely to…