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NBA Analyst Suggests A Blockbuster Trade Between The Miami Heat And Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving And Ben Simmons For Jimmy Butler And Bam Adebayo

NBA Analyst Suggests A Blockbuster Trade Between The Miami Heat And Brooklyn Nets: Kyrie Irving And Ben Simmons For Jimmy Butler And Bam Adebayo

After the Kyrie Irving news saw the light earlier this week, everybody has tried to predict what is going to happen to the Brooklyn Nets star. Following a tumultuous 2021/22 NBA season at Barclays Center, Kyrie and the Nets had an impasse while discussing his contract extension and now the veteran guard could be leaving the Brooklyn Nets. 

The rest of the week hasn't been different. Everybody wants to say something about this, trying to shed light on what happened to Irving and his team and what's next for them. Well, while some reports suggest that the Los Angeles Lakers are the most significant threat to sign Irving this offseason, others claim that the Purple and Gold aren't the only ones with a serious interest in the 2016 NBA champion.

The Miami Heat appear to be a legit competitor for the Lakers this summer, as they have the assets and the type of talent that could lure Kyrie away from Brooklyn. Some have stated that trading just for Kyrie would do the job for the Heat, but Fox Sports analyst Chris Broussard has a different idea.

During a recent edition of First Thing First, Broussard proposed a 2-for-2 trade between the Nets and Heat. Brooklyn would send Kyrie and Ben Simmons to South Beach while the Heat would ship Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo to New York. 

"If I'm the Nets, what I'm going to require to get from Miami, in fact, my first name is Jimmy Butler. And you know what? Jimmy and Ben worked great in Philly, so how about this? Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo for Kyrie and Ben Simmons. How about that? That's where we start talking."

Although this sounds like a great idea on paper, you have to wonder why the Heat would agree to this move. It's been reported that anybody not named Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo is available, so trading the two most important players on the team doesn't sound like a good option for Miami.  

Knowing Simmons and Kyrie's history, the Heat wouldn't probably be the best place for them, at least together. Just like Broussard, many fans and analysts are trying to come up with trade ideas that won't probably happen.