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NBA Fan Posts A Pic Of LeBron James And Kyrie Irving In Lakers Jerseys, And Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook In Nets Jerseys: "Make It Happen"

NBA Fan Posts A Pic Of LeBron James And Kyrie Irving In Lakers Jerseys, And Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook In Nets Jerseys: "Make It Happen"

The seasons of both the Brooklyn Nets and the Los Angeles Lakers didn't go nearly as planned. Both teams were expected to be fighting it out for the NBA Championship right now, but both teams have already been sitting at home for a while now. 

The Brooklyn Nets saw their season end very early when the Boston Celtics swept them in the first round of the Playoffs, the only sweep of the playoffs so far. Meanwhile, the Lakers couldn't even make it to the play-in tournament, finishing as the 11th seed in the Western Conference despite LeBron James averaging 30 points for the season. 

With their respective team issues this season, many have started floating around trade ideas for both teams to be more competitive next season. A solution that Twitter has come up with? Trade Kyrie Irving for Russell Westbrook and shake the teams up. 

While this trade may seem insane, there is a small reason why this could actually be possible. Westbrook will be on an expiring contract after this season and is a consistently available player, unlike Kyrie Irving. However, their skill-sets are wildly different and it's unlikely Durant and Russ can have a positive relationship after how their playoff runs together on OKC Thunder ended. This is what fans have had to say.

This trade is not going to be realistically feasible. There are way too many things in the way of making this possible. Even if we forget the personal relationships these players have with their teammates, on the court, this is not a fit either team would want.

The Lakers want more 3-and-D players that can operate without the ball, not something Kyrie provides. Similarly, the Nets cannot expect to have lineups where they play a non-floor spacing Russ along with Ben Simmons. Too much goes wrong for both teams in this situation, so it is best to leave this for NBA 2K from both GMs perspectives.