The Brooklyn Nets have not been enjoying the type of season they were hoping for. Kevin Durant is not playing this season due to his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon. And Kyrie Irving just returned to action on Sunday after missing two months with a shoulder injury.
The Nets are 18-22 on the season and barely in the eighth spot in the East. They lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 117-106 on Wednesday night, and the loss had Irving being blunt about the improvements the Nets roster needs.
Kyrie Irving was asked after tonight’s loss to Philly about this game against a top East opponent showing how much work the Nets still have to do in order to compete at the highest level while waiting for Kevin Durant to return. Here’s Irving’s answer: pic.twitter.com/NAqA4OvQk2
— Tim Bontemps (@TimBontemps) January 16, 2020
Irving talking about the upgrades the Nets need to make is particularly rich coming on a night when he went 6-of-21 for 14 points and was a minus-29, which was by far the worst figure on his team.
Irving continues to show, just like he did all season with Boston last year, what an impeccable leader he is.
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