Kyrie, KD, Mitchell: Sports Illustrated dice che..
The historic US sports weekly has put its reporters around a table and asked them to express their opinion on the most likely destinations – now that July makes way for August – of the four players who are ‘blocking’ the NBA market. Getting opinions only in one case, and many different options
THE MARKET POKER | There are four names that still keep everyone’s attention on the NBA market alive. Two play on the same team, Kevin Durant e Kyrie Irving (but the former would have required the sale); another is at the Lakers, Russell Westbrook, with the increasingly unwanted guest role; and the last, Donovan Mitchellhas seen his team demolish the roster in recent years and therefore expects to be divested so as not to be part of a lengthy rebuilding process. For the weekly “Sports Illustrated” these are the destinies of the “four horsemen”
DONOVAN MITCHELL, NEW YORK KNICKS | He is the only player on whom, within the editorial office of “Sports Illustrated”, there is a unanimous opinion: Mitchell will wear the blue-orange next season and will call home the Madison Square Garden. For all the combination of future choices on the first round e young talent that the Knicks can put on the plate (without having to sacrifice RJ Barrett) remains the best offer. Which Utah won’t refuse
KYRIE IRVING, BROOKLYN NETS | Three of the four opinions collected see Irving staying with the Nets also at the start of the 2022-23 season. Or rather: stay on the roster with the Brooklyn Nets: which you then play, that’s another story. The relationship between player and franchise is not simple, but above all if Durant were to stay with the Nets, then Irving could also choose to be of the group