NBA: Lillard requests transfer from Portland; Kyrie renews with the Mavericks | transfers

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Damian Lillardstar of the Portland Trail Blazers and one of the most important figures in the nbaasked his team to be transferred this Saturday, while Kyrie Irvingamid rumors of his departure, announced a renewal of three seasons with the dallas mavericks.

Shams Charania (The Athletic), a journalist with great access in the league, pointed out that 'Dame' would seek to reach the brooklyn nets or to Miami Heattwo teams interested in incorporating the point guard.

allegedly Lillard wants his next team to be the Heat of Jimmy Butler, that this year they signed a memorable performance in the playoffs despite their last-term defeat in the finals against the Denver Nuggets of Nikola Jokic.

Adrian Wojnarowski (ESPN), another important NBA insider, cited in his list of possible suitors for Lillard the Heat, Los Angeles Clippers and the Philadelphia 76ers.

Included in the official list of 75 Greatest Players in NBA HistoryLillard, who will turn 33 on July 15, has played his eleven seasons in the elite with the Portland jersey combining impressive individual performances with team failures in the playoffs.

The point guard averaged 32.2 points, 4.8 assists and 7.3 rebounds per game last season but the Blazers stayed out of the playoffs for the second year in a row.

While, irvingThe 31-year-old, who averaged 27 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists in 20 games with the Mavericks last season, had already shown his desire to continue playing alongside the Slovenian Luka Doncic.

After helping cleveland cavaliers to win the NBA title in 2016Irving became one of the most controversial players of the NBA, and his steps through the 'Cavs' and the Brooklyn Nets themselves ended with transfer requests.

However, the Dallas team was authorized to sign a maximum contract of up to five years and 272 million dollarsbut the player opted for a shorter dealwhich allows the team room for maneuver to hire more players.

He NBA trading period began Friday and the deals won't become official until the end of the league's annual moratorium on July 6.

Next we leave the most prominent movements at the moment:

Fred Vanvleet (Trade) – Toronto Raptors to Houston Rockets, 3 years, $130 million
LaMelo Ball (Renewal) – Charlotte Hornets, 5 years $260 million
Dennis Schroder (Trade) – Los Angeles Lakers to Toronto Raptors, 2 years, $26 million
D'Angelo Russell (Renewal) – Los Angeles Lakers, 2 years, $37 million
Austin Reaves (Renewal) – Los Angeles Lakers, 4 years, $56 million
Brook Lopez (Renewal) – Milwaukee Bucks, 2 years, $48 million
Kyle Kuzma (Renewal) – Washington Wizards, 4 years, $102 million
Draymond Greene (Renewal) – Golden State Warriors, 4 years, $100 million
Kristaps Porzingis (Extension) – Boston Celtics, 2 years, $60 million
Khris Middleton (Renewal) – Milwaukee Bucks, 3 years, $102 million
Jerami Grant (Renewal) – Portland Trail Blazers, 5 years, $160 million
Cam Johnson (Renewal) – Brooklyn Nets, 4 years, $108 million
Jakob Poeltl (Renewal) – Toronto Raptors, 4 years, $80 million
Gabe Vincent (Trade) – Miami Heat to Los Angeles Lakers, 3 years, $33 million

(With information from EFE and Europe Press)

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