John Wall Called Kyrie Irving's Trade Request 'Crazy'

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Kyrie Irving requesting trade out of Cleveland to find bigger role

The Suns would also like to keep rookie Josh Jackson in any deal for Irving, but could be "tempted at some point" to include the fourth overall selection in this year's National Basketball Association draft in a possible trade. "I didn't know that was happening at all", Wall said of the timing of Irving's request. Nobody knows what's going on behind closed doors.

Wall was then baited with a suggestion that the Irving situation could weaken the Cavs, who have dominated the East since LeBron returned in the summer of 2014. "He's one of those guys who wants to be the main guy". Bledsoe, who shares an agent in Klutch Sports' Rich Paul with LeBron James, posted a 20.6 Player Efficiency Rating in 2016-17, easily the best on the Suns. "Everyone is always going to be the second guy to him". However, they are willing to trade another young player, along with one veteran and their first-round pick in next year's National Basketball Association draft. It's kind of tough to get the young guys to play as one on the floor because everybody is trying to build their name up and start their own foundation. "That's something he probably got exhausted of".

Wall, 26, is going into his eighth year with Washington.

Bledsoe, who has spent his last four seasons with the Suns after beginning his career with the Los Angeles Clippers, is coming off a campaign in which he averaged a career-high 21.1 points and 6.3 assists per game. Additionally, he made his fourth-straight All-Star appearance, but being the face of a franchise is what Kyrie longs for. News has been starting to come out about both these teams and what they would give up for the superstar. Irving is a vastly different player. That's why Irving's an elite offensive talent. But more recent reports have since shed light on what Cleveland has been offered - or perhaps more importantly, not offered - for its star guard.

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