Kyrie Irving's Monday Night Tweet Going Viral

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The NBA world expected Kyrie Irving to dominate offseason headlines for a while longer . Amid speculation of a move ,

he's reportedly staying with the Brooklyn Nets . Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Monday night that Irving would accept NF

the $ 36.5 million player option for the 2022-23 season . Charania wrote that the 30 year - old guard is " bypassing on multiple opt - in and NE

trade scenarios to fulfill his four - year commitment to the Nets and Kevin Durant . " Shortly after the news broke , Irving reacted on Twitter

by posting a GIF from Showtime's Shameless saying , " I know who I am . " His quote given to Charania is somehow even more cryptic .

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" Normal people keep the world going , but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow , " Irving said . "" Normal people keep the world going , but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow , " Irving said . "

I've made my decision to opt in . See you in the fall . " Irving may be different , as he sacrificed over $ 11 million over his refusal to get vaccinated for COVID - 19 last season . NE

However , he decided against leaving more money on the table to opt - out and sign for a lesser amount elsewhere . NE

Irving knows he's a seven - time All - Star who played a pivotal role in the Cleveland Cavaliers capturing their lone championship in franchise history .

One of the game's premier talents has averaged 27.1 points per game since joining the Nets . But he's also missed significant time in each of those three seasons .

While the Nets haven't gotten past the postseason's second round since signing Irving and Durant , they appear to be back for another run .

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