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Nets thank Kyrie Irving four days after trading him



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Brooklyn Nets have formally kissed the Kyrie Irving period goodbye.

On Friday afternoon — 4 days after buying and selling the disgruntled level guard — the Nets lastly tweeted out a ‘Thanks’ to their former All-Star. That’s it, only a easy publish to finish their relations.

It was not the identical form of love that Kevin Durant and even T.J. Warren bought from the group.

The Suns acquired Durant and Warren from the Nets early Thursday morning. That very same day, they went to Twitter to thank each gamers, even giving Durant a tribute video.

Irving was traded to the Mavericks on Sunday following a trade request the week prior. The Nets bought Spencer Dinwiddie and Dorian Finney-Smith as a part of the deal, with each gamers welcomed to their new crew virtually instantly after the deal was introduced.

Irving’s departure didn’t come on the most effective of phrases, in fact, as there have been a number of controversial moments during his time with the team, even earlier than he demanded a commerce.

Whereas there’s no approach of realizing if the Nets deliberately ignored Irving initially, it actually appeared greater than a coincidence. Additionally they posted a thanks to Markieff Morris, who was dealt within the Mavericks commerce, and Kessler Edwards, who was traded to the Kings.

The Nets traded Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks earlier this week.
The Nets traded Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks earlier this week.

“I simply know I wanna be locations the place I’m celebrated and never simply tolerated or simply handled in a approach that doesn’t make me really feel revered,” Irving stated Tuesday. “There have been instances all through this course of once I was in Brooklyn the place I felt very disrespected. 

“I work extraordinarily onerous at what I do. Nobody ever talks about my work ethic, although. Everybody talks about what I’m doing off the ground.”

If Irving felt disrespected earlier than, the Nets’ tweet didn’t exit of its approach to bridge that.