Kyrie Irving Says ‘It’s Transparent’ How Much Work Nets Have to Be Competitive

Kyrie Irving Says ‘It’s Transparent’ How Much Work Nets Have to Be Competitive

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JANUARY 15: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Brooklyn Nets wipes his face during the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on January 15, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Nets 117-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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Kyrie Irving said the Brooklyn Nets have “glaring” roster needs that will need to be addressed in the offseason if they are to compete against the top teams in the NBA after Brooklyn’s 117-106 loss against the Joel Embiid-less Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. 

The Nets have been without Kevin Durant this season as he continues to rehabilitate from a torn Achilles, and they might need to add another piece or two in the offseason to compete for a title in 2020-21 and beyond. But Irving’s performance Wednesday—he shot 6-for-21 from the field, finishing with 14 points and a team-worst minus-29 in 37 minutes—didn’t help Brooklyn’s cause.  


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via Bleacher Report – Front Page

January 15, 2020 at 08:27PM

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