Kyrie Irving prefers Tyronn Lue as the new Nets head coach

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In the wake of the firing of Kenny Atkinson by the Brooklyn Nets, the names of potential replacements are surfacing. According to Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, Kyrie Irving prefers current Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue as the next Nets coach.

The two have past experience working together. Lue coached Irving in Cleveland and went to three straight NBA Finals.

Former player and current NBA analyst Kendrick Perkins is in full support of such appointment: