The deal with Kyrie is clear-cut
I’ve never been a Kyrie Irving fan. I’ve always found his shenanigans and his me-first attitude to be very off-putting. I used to think he was bad for basketball, but now I feel he’s also bad for society, considering his “what’s best for me” attitude regarding the vaccine. What is your take on Kyrie?
— Richard F.
I think Irving is and was fully aware of the conditions to his participation with the Nets and chose — selfishly — to ignore them. And he should suffer the consequences. And the rest of it is all noise, to me. I think there is a need to act in the best interests of a team and a society, but if he doesn’t want to do that I don’t see any reason to amplify his actions.
Looking a few years down the road, do you think Dalano Banton has the potential to be a starting PG/SG in the league?
Banton’s made great strides since the Summer League and if he stays on that track, improves his shooting and stays healthy, he could absolutely start in the NBA. That’s a few seasons away, though.
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