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Brooklyn Nets trade Kyrie Irving to Dallas Mavericks

Kyrie Irving is heading to the Western Conference. Just moments ago, Shama Charania of The Athletic reported that the Brooklyn Nets are trading Kyrie Irving to the Dallas Mavericks in exchange for Spencer Dinwiddie, Dorian Finney-Smith, a first-round and multiple second-round picks. The trade comes just two days after it was reported that Irving had told the Nets that he wanted to be traded before the upcoming NBA trade deadline.

Why it Matters that Kyrie Irving has been traded

On Friday, news surfaced that Irving had notified the Nets that he wanted to be traded. On Saturday, it was reported that the Nets planned to sit him until he was traded. Now, Irving has been traded to the Mavericks, where he will join forces with the great Luka Doncic.

Kyrie Irving trade

Details of the Irving to the Mavericks Trade

Here are the reported details of the blockbuster trade between the Mavericks and Nets.

Mavericks Get:

  • Kyrie Irving
  • Markieff Morris

Nets Get:

  • Spencer Dinwiddie
  • Dorian Finney-Smith
  • 2029 unprotected first-round pick
  • 2027 second-round pick
  • 2029 second-round pick

Irving by the Numbers

Irving is approaching 31 years old, and he has been playing at a very high level for the Nets. Here are the stats he has put up so far during the 2022-23 season.

  • 40 games
  • 27.1 points per game
  • 5.3 assists per game
  • 5.2 rebounds per game

Written by W.G. Brady

W.G. Brady is a Detroit-based journalist who has been covering the Detroit sports scene for Detroit Sports Nation for several years. He is in his early 30s and has a wealth of experience in the industry. Throughout his career, W.G. has established himself as a respected and knowledgeable journalist known for his in-depth coverage of the teams and athletes in Detroit. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for sports, W.G. has become a go-to source for fans and readers looking for the latest news and analysis on the Detroit sports scene. He has a good reputation in the sports community and is respected for his unbiased coverage of sports events. W.G. is known for his ability to uncover hidden stories and provide unique perspectives on the teams and athletes he covers. He has a good understanding of the city of Detroit and its sports culture, which he uses to inform his reporting and analysis. He continues to be a respected journalist in the Detroit sports industry.

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