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This just in Brooklyn Nets All-Star Kyrie Irving has requested a trade.

Irving has told the Nets that he desires to be traded at the trade deadline Feb. 9, or he will leave in free agency.

There was talks of a new deal for Irving, but no deal has been reached, which has led to his trade request on Friday.

The news follows a tumultuous year for Irving who was suspended eight games for posting a link to on social media of a book and movie that included antisemitic themes.

The Nets entered play on Friday with an overall record of 31-20 in the Eastern Conference, which is good for fourth in the playoff race. Brooklyn has lost seven of their last 11 since Kevin Durant went down with a MCL sprain.

To date, Irving is averaging 27.1 points, 5.3 assists and 5.1 rebounds per game this season.