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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving sent a secret tweet following a report that he and the team were in a “stalemate” over contract negotiations and that he could test the free agency this summer.

The Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers are rumored to be two teams interested in trading for Irving, Athletic reported Monday. Irving will have to pick his contract if any business is to take place as those teams have salary cap limits.

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Kairi Irving # 11 of Brooklyn Nets is watching Round 1 Game 4 at the 2022 NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2022 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Kairi Irving # 11 of Brooklyn Nets is watching Round 1 Game 4 at the 2022 NBA Playoffs on April 25, 2022 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
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The New York Knicks are also rumored to be interested in buying Irving, but will have to cut or trade some players to open their own options for Irving or find a business to match deals.

In a clear response to the report, Irving released a covert tweet from the critically acclaimed HBO series “The Wire”.

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Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks said talks about the Irving deal were ongoing last month, but that he was not committed to the future of Point Guard with the franchise.

Brooklyn Nets' # 11 Kyrie Irving watches the game against the Boston Celtics on March 6, 2022 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

Brooklyn Nets’ # 11 Kyrie Irving watches the game against the Boston Celtics on March 6, 2022 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
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“So he’s going to see what he’s going to do with his player choice and something like that,” Marx said. “I think we know what we’re looking for. We’re looking for guys who want to come here and be a part of something bigger than themselves. Play unselfishly, play team basketball and be available‚Ķ and this is not just for Kyrie but for everyone here.”

Irving expressed interest in staying in Brooklyn.

Kyrie Irving # 11 from Brooklyn Nets responded during the Eastern Conference First Round Playoffs Game Four against the Boston Celtics on April 25, 2022 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Borough, New York.

Kyrie Irving # 11 from Brooklyn Nets responded during the Eastern Conference First Round Playoffs Game Four against the Boston Celtics on April 25, 2022 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn Borough, New York.
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He and Kevin Durant signed with the Nets before the start of the 2019-20 season and both were injured while with Brooklyn. The team did not advance further than the Eastern Conference semifinals in the playoffs.