Now that the Boston Celtics’s season is over, the speculation over Kyrie Irving’s future has reached a fever pitch.
Will he stay in Boston? Will he team up with Kevin Durant and join the Knicks? Or, will he go crawling back to LeBron James in L.A.?
Of those three options, the latter is suddenly looking like the most likely outcome.
ESPN’s Brian Windhorst was already reporting that Kyrie was a lot more open to the possibility or rejoining LeBron:
And Kyrie was spotted visiting Los Angeles this week:
And for the icing on the cake, we have this report from ESPN insider Jordan Schultz that says Kyrie was spotted chilling with LeBron at Hyde in L.A. on Saturday:
The Lakers are a mess right now, so LeBron certainly has his work cut out for him when it comes to recruiting the top free agents this offseason. But when you consider all the turmoil that Kyrie and LeBron went through during Irving’s departure from Cleveland, just the fact that these two are hanging out at this point has to be good news for Lakers fans.