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Kyrie Irving Was On The Red Carpet At The BET Awards And Gave Advice To Struggling High School Players: "Keep Striving For Greatness. Nothing Easy Is Worth Having."

Kyrie Irving Was On The Red Carpet At The BET Awards And Gave Advice To Struggling High School Players: "Keep Striving For Greatness. Nothing Easy Is Worth Having."

Kyrie Irving has been in the news for all the wrong reasons over the last couple of years. The star guard has done his reputation no favors and he only has himself to blame for it for the most part. Irving's wacky beliefs and his refusal to get vaccinated have not sat well with the Brooklyn Nets and the populace at large as well.

He is reportedly on his way out from the Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly the only team on his wishlist with a serious interest in his services. Kyrie was in Los Angeles last night too, but it was on the Red Carpet at the BET Awards and when a journalist asked him what advice he could give to struggling high school players, Kyrie had an inspirational response.

"Keep striving for greatness. Nothing easy is worth having."

That is a great message to anyone in life in general and it shows that for all his flaws, Kyrie's heart is in the right place. The problem is that the bad more often than not overshadows the good and it doesn't look like Irving is going to back off when it comes to promoting his weird beliefs. He tweeted out a couple of days back that its legendary to be different, so whichever team he suits up for next season, can expect the antics to continue.

It is a shame that Kyrie's career has gone this way, after all the success he had with the Cavaliers and LeBron James. A reunion with LeBron on the Lakers might be what it takes to get him back on track but even that seems unlikely. As for the Nets, their world seems to be on the verge of crumbling with Kevin Durant also losing faith in the front office. They were supposed to be on the verge of greatness not so long ago but are now staring into the abyss.