Marin Independent Journal

Source: Irving asks to be traded from Nets


NEW YORK >> Unable to get a new contract, Kyrie Irving is looking for a new address.

The AllStar guard has asked the Brooklyn Nets for a trade, a person with knowledge of the details said Friday.

Irving made the request after talks about a new contract did not go to his liking, the person told The Associated Press.

Irving is eligible for a four-year contract worth as much as $200 million. NBA SUSPENDS BROOKS, FINES MITCHELL FOR GRIZZCAVS SCUFFLE >> Memphis Grizzlies guard Dillon Brooks has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA, and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell fined $20,000 for their roles in an on-court incident on Thursday night.

MAGIC 127, TIMBERWOLV­ES 120 >> Cole Anthony had 20 points and fellow reserve

Moritz Wagner scored 19 as Orlando's bench propelled it to a win against Minnesota that included a fight between the teams and five player ejections.

TRAIL BLAZERS 124, WIZARDS 116 >> Anfernee Simons scored 20 of his 33 points in the third quarter and Portland erased a 20-point deficit, snapping Washington's six-game winning streak.

SUNS 106, CELTICS 94 >> Mikal Bridges scored 25 points and Dario Saric had 14 with 13 rebounds to lead Phoenix over Boston and send the NBA-leading Celtics to their fourth loss in six games.

76ERS 137, SPURS 125 >> Joel Embiid had 33 points and 10 rebounds and Philadelph­ia sent San Antonio to its eighth straight loss.

RAPTORS 117, ROCKETS 111 >> Fred VanVleet scored 32 points, Gary Trent Jr. added 29 and Toronto Raptors ended a two-game skid.

PISTONS 118, HORNETS 112 >> Saddiq Bey scored 22 points, including a tiebreakin­g 3-pointer with 32.1 seconds left, and Detroit rallied to beat Charlotte.

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