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NBA star point guard Kyrie Irving decided on Monday to exercise his ‘player option’ and will stay with the Brooklyn Nets next season with an astronomical salary of $37 million dollars.
Irving, who had the interest of the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers and the New York Knicks, decided to finally complete his four-year stint on the Netsaccording to “The Athletic”.
“Normal people keep the world going, but those who dare to be different take us into the future. I made my decision to stay. see you in autumn“, assured Irving to the aforementioned medium.
Irving, 30, had until Wednesday to exercise his “player option.”
The base He barely played 29 games in the 2021-2022 regular season, as he refused to be vaccinated against the coronavirus and the health mandate then in force in New York to contain the spread of the pandemic prevented him from playing the games at home.
When he did compete, he averaged 27.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 5.8 assists per game.
Irving played only 103 games in his experience with the Nets, also due to a series of physical problems.
In his career, the point guard was an NBA champion in 2016 with the Cleveland Cavaliers and also played for the Boston Celtics.
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