Five of the eight All-Star free agents have changed teams, and two All-Stars were traded.
In response, the Los Angeles chain Alfred Coffee is now banning the Clippers duo from all nine locations locations in a tongue-and-cheek move on their social media accounts.
Replacing D'Angelo Russell with Irving might only make Brooklyn marginally better next year, though there's no disputing that Irving is the much better player.
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Team were jostling to get their sprinters in prime position to strike when the pile-up occurred, taking down Dylan Groenewegen , one of the pre-stage favorites.
Durant and Irving, teammates on Team USA during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, reportedly had talked before last season about joining forces in free agency, and discussed several possible destinations, including the Knicks, Celtics or Nets.
The Lakers have to be included on this list, even if they suffered a similar fate to the New York Knicks, watching the city's second team lure away their top free-agent target.
It's not bad enough for the two-time Finals MVP and two-time Defensive Player of the Year that people in his own home state are trying to act like he's not welcome.