It's been a week since the Kyrie Irving trade reports started circulating online, but nothing substantial has pushed through. While the drama in Cleveland continues, fans of the All Star point guard are wondering where he'll be suiting up next. Now, recent updates have revealed that Irving could be joining the New York Knicks. Credible sources reveal that he "very badly wants" to play for the Big Apple.

Kyrie to Knicks: Trade very likely

Over the weeks, many reports have talked about the guard's possible landing place after requesting a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers front office.

Initial reports tapped the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. The Minnesota Timberwolves have also made it known that they want the no.1 draft pick of the 2011 NBA Drafts in their team. However, it seems the Knicks are the most likely team to sign Kyrie Irving this summer.

Talking on the show "First Take," ESPN's Pablo Torre revealed that Uncle Drew prefers to play in New York -- close to where he grew up and played in high school. The reporter cited " a trustworthy person" as his source.

"He was saying to me that Kyrie Irving very badly wants to be a New York Knick.

Kyrie Irving wants to come home," Torre said.

It's worth noting that the Knicks main man, Carmelo Anthony, is also looking to be traded. Should the Cavs allow a Kyrie Irving trade, getting Melo in return wouldn't such a bad thing. And obviously, it would be a win-win for everybody. Especially with the Derrick Rose, Cavaliers deal finally confirmed, it looks like an NBA trade between the two teams could come into fruition before next season.

Cavaliers deny Kyrie Irving, LeBron James rift

There's no drama in Cleveland -- this is how Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and newly appointed Cavs GM Koby Altman painted the franchise. During Wednesday's official introduction of Altman as the GM, the press were quick to fire questions about the chaos in the team right now, especially with the Kyrie Irving trade rumors. Both execs dodged questions about the trade and gave no definitive answer, saying as of now Irving is still under Cavs contract,

“Right now Kyrie Irving is under contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for two or three years...He’s one of our best players and sure, we expect him to be in camp,” Gilbert answered.

While the two chose to elude the trade questions, Altman did answer the question abut their two main stars - Kyrie Irving and LeBron James. Over the week, reports of their relationship being bruised because of the trade talks have bombarded the Internet. News even went as far as to say it was James who leaked the report of Kyrie's trade request because he felt betrayed and blindsided. According to Altman, this is far from the truth.

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“I think a lot of it has been overblown,” the new GM told reporters, quotes Slam.

“I think the people who are in this building every day haven’t seen any of that animosity...They play great together on the floor and a lot of that I do think is overblown.”

While the Eastern Conference Champions continue to struggle with their lineup and the rumors surrounding their elite players, back in the Bay the Warriors have just confirmed the re-signing of their core Championship roster.

With the way things are going, The Land may have to give way for the Golden State Warriors to bag the 2018 NBA Championship too.

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