No GM to speak of?
What happened to the guy who talked Kyrie Irving into re-signing that large contract anyway. Oh yes, David Griffin is no longer around. I can’t blame Kyrie for being upset about that. While LeBron refuses to go to bat for anyone, Irving made Griffin’s job a lot easier by re-signing so quickly and giving him a centerpiece to build around.
While LeBron has never publicly gone to bat for Griffin, it is not crazy to think that this lack of GM has upset Irving. Not to mention, Irving flat out said he wanted to play with Jimmy Butler. A deal that Griffin was working hard to get done. Had James stepped up, went to Gilbert and asked him to re-sign Griffin, he would still be here and Jimmy Butler as well. LeBron didn’t, and now Butler didn’t come, Griffin is gone and Irving will soon be too. Same goes with Chauncey Billups.
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