Rockets reporter Jonathan Feigen commented on the matter on Twitter. He wrote: “Well, this is like poisonous. Funny point, when Irving is not letting his name always appear in the public with breaking news
He’s more likely to get everything he wants when he’s in free agency and when he’s in front of him.”
According to previous reports, there was a deviation when Irving negotiated a contract extension with the Nets, and Irving wanted a full maximum salary contract.