Nets news: Kyrie Irving says it ‘would be great’ to start with Trae Young for the East in All-Star Game
Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young and Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving placed first and second, respectively, in the second fan returns of the All-Star voting, giving a possibility that the two will start for the East.
Irving is excited about the idea of starting with Young, reflecting on the great things the Hawks guard has done since entering the NBA as the fifth pick in the 2018 NBA Draft.
Kyrie Irving on possibly starting with Trae Young for the East in the All-Star Game: “I remember taking that picture with Trae in Oklahoma City. It’s pretty amazing to see what he’s been able to do in his first two years. If that does happen, that would be great.” pic.twitter.com/yjuvIlWqpv
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) January 15, 2020
If Young maintains his current momentum, then he is not only set to be part of the All-Star game for the first time in his young career but also become a starter.
It’s a great milestone in itself. Despite the sub-par season of the Hawks, Trae Young continues to dazzle fans with his 3-pointers, precision passing and playmaking abilities. This is what people want to see in the All-Star game.
Kyrie Irving, for his part, is set to make his seventh appearance in the All-Star game. He may have missed a bunch of games with the Nets due to his shoulder impingement, but fans still crave for a healthy Irving — the one who unleashes a series of handles that renders his foes clueless.
He has also won the All-Star MVP in 2014, which is a surefire proof that the Nets star puts on his best foot forward when going up against his fellow stars.
Given the oozing talent that these two possess, what could possibly happen if they turn out as starters for the East? Are fans about to witness a dribbling display? A shooting onslaught? Who knows?
One thing is for certain: fans need to keep on voting for their favorite players.