While he was expected in Drew League this Saturday, Kyrie Irving didn’t come in the end… The tournament commissioner, Dino Smileyexplained the situation to Mark Medina (NBA.com):
” I do not know. They were pretty sure he was coming. But you know how Kyrie is. I guess he changed his mind along the way. »
According to him, there was still the possibility of seeing the leader play this Sunday.
Drew League Commissioner Dino Smiley on Kyrie Irving’s no-show today: “I don’t know. They were pretty sure he was coming. But you know how Kyrie is. I guess he changed his mind in the middle.” Dino said it’s possible Kyrie will play in a game on Sunday.
—Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) July 17, 2022
ClutchPoints also reported that Irving was hours earlier assisting the Lakers assistant coach and close to james lebron (who didn’t miss his date with the Drew League) Phil Handy on his side. In any case, he obviously did not warn that he could not be present.
Everyone wanted to know why Kyrie Irving wasn’t in the Drew League with LeBron James and DeMar DeRozan.
Here he is a few hours ago helping Lakers coach Phil Handy with his camp 👏🏽💯
(via @karismajeanofficial/IG) pic.twitter.com/JbMi0HSXSP
—ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) July 16, 2022