Los Angeles Lakers Sources told ESPN that Kyrie Irving is not currently being signed-and-traded by any other

teams than the Los Angeles Lakers. Irving will need a trade partner in order to negotiate a long-term contract.

However, only the Lakers are interested in signing a sign-and–trade agreement once free agency opens

Thursday night. Sources said that Irving is looking for a trade partner. Sources say that the Nets are not interested in

reclaiming the Lakers' packages. Sources say that Irving's future with Nets is uncertain. However, a Kevin Durant

trade request has not been made. Sources say Durant still has four years on his contract, and is urging the

Nets not to sign a long-term contract for Irving. Many teams in the league are looking to sign Durant, who is

considered one of the best players in the sport, should he become available. Irving has until Wednesday to decide

whether or not to exercise his $36.5 million option for the 2022-2023 season. Irving can't sign and trade

after he has signed into the agreement. Irving would not be able to participate in any potential landing spot, although