Kyrie Irving’s latest conspiracy theory isn’t funny
The Brooklyn Nets' Kyrie Irving looks up and points to the sky in the fourth quarter against the Charlotte Hornets at Spectrum Center on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images North America/TNS

NEW YORK — After a summer in which the Nets declined to offer Kyrie Irving a guaranteed max contract in the vicinity of $250 million, setting off a whirlwind sequence in which he and Kevin Durant attempted to flee Brooklyn before being compelled to remain, things should have been quiet. Irving only had to show that he could spend a season letting his game do the talking and he would walk away with exactly what he wanted. For a time, it seemed Irving would keep the peace. He had not made a public statement since the summer’s dust-up had blown over, and the Nets appeared to be walking into the n...