NBA rumors: Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler to Knicks in 2019?

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www.nj.com—If the Knicks want to make a splash, a pop-up Eastern Conference contender could emerge in 2019. The Knicks could be a year away from relevance. According to Business Insider, the Knicks (along with the crosstown rival Nets) could be eyeing a double free-agent whammy next July: Point guard Kyrie Irving and wing Jimmy Butler. Two league sources told Business Insider that there is a buzz about the Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving and the Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy...

There is growing buzz that Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler could form the NBA's next superstar pairing — and the Knicks and the Nets are involved. Matthew Stockman/Getty; Jonathan Daniel/Getty Two league sources told Business Insider that there is a growing buzz about Kyrie Irving and Jimmy Butler teaming up next year in free agency. Both sources said the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets could be well-positioned to land the two stars. Both teams are expected to have cap space and be free agency players in 2019. Other reports have also linked Irving and Butler as the NBA's next potential super-team. A year out from what could be an...