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Sport Kyrie Irving says signing extension with Celtics “just doesn’t make any sense”

00:57  13 june  2018
00:57  13 june  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

Kyrie Irving’s Relationship With the Celtics Could Get Complicated

  Kyrie Irving’s Relationship With the Celtics Could Get Complicated Things could get awkward this offseason.Kyrie Irving is the Boston Celtics starting point guard - for now. The last few months have been a rough stretch for Irving and the Celtics. Things may only get more complicated.

That’s no different with Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving , who is no stranger to making big moves. The now is about winning a championship for the Celtics , but it’s never a guarantee he’s there for the future. Or even more than five years.

Point guard Kyrie Irving will be an unrestricted free agent after next season and likely will fetch a Irving , however, can’ t make as much money with an extension as he would by signing a free agent You gotta show me the money,” Maxwell said during Monday’s episode of “Arbella Early Edition” on

a close up of Kyrie Irving© AP

Kyrie Irving can give you 86 million reasons he should not sign an extension with the Boston Celtics this summer.

Irving is in the same boat that both Klay Thompson and Draymond Green found themselves in — leaks come from somewhere about how their teams want to sign them to an extension next summer. Of course the teams would, it would save them tens of millions of dollars and get star players under control earlier. The question is why a player would want to do that (and no, Irving’s injury concerns do not override 86 million).

Irving put it this way to Chris Forsberg of ESPN.

Let me put it this way: Irving’s max extension would be $102 million over five years. However, play out next season and become a free agent in 2019 and his max projects to be about $188 million over five years. For those of you scoring at home, that’s $86 million and one more guaranteed year if he waits.

That comes with a real risk for the Celtics that Irving bolts in the summer of 2019, a risk they would love to avoid. So of course Danny Ainge will ask. But Irving isn’t about to agree to that. Nor should he.

Report: Celtics unwilling to trade Tatum, Brown to move up in draft .
The Boston Celtics are always a threat to make a big move before or during the NBA Draft, and they are reportedly interested in moving into the top five to add to a young core that may be the best in the league. Sam Amick of USA Today said Thursday that he expects “fireworks” before the draft with Boston looking to move up, but he notes that any trade will be difficult to facilitate without Jayson Tatum or Jaylen Brown.

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