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These are very serious suggestions. We promise. (Fingers crossed.)

During a quiet moment on a nondescript offseason night, NBA finals MVP Kevin Durant and advertising-copywriter-turned-moderately-successful-rapper Lil’ Dicky engaged in a casual conversation about the Cavaliers possibly trading LeBron James. It was civil, sincere, and engaging; a total rarity for Twitter.

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San Antonio was on Irving’s list of preferred destinations, and while a Kawhi-Kyrie pairing would be fun, the pathway to a trade is a tricky one.

Any team entertaining a Kyrie Irving trade does so knowing he has two years left on his contract and can become a free agent in 2019. But according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, one team is willing to pull the trigger on a deal knowing the All-Star point guard would re-sign long-term: the San Antonio Spurs.

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But there’s always some truth in rumors.

The Road Trippin’ podcast with Richard Jefferson and Channing Frye is a gift that keeps on giving. It’s unusually and legitimately candid, which is an increasingly difficult thing to get from professional athletes these days. It helps that the two are orating from platforms they’ve chosen, but they also choose to be honest.

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