There is a lot of speculation about the Brooklyn Nets and their future right now.
Will the team be able to rebound from the lacking previous season they had in 2021-22?
Can they actually work as a cohesive unit and put all the drama behind them?
Is a Finals appearance possible?
Kyrie when asked what a championship would mean to the Nets franchise: “I’ll have an answer for you in about 6-to-9 months.”
— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) October 18, 2022
One of the team’s biggest stars, Kyrie Irving, sure thinks so.
In fact, he thinks they could win it all.
When asked what a championship victory would mean to the Nets and the fans and the future of the franchise, he responded with, “I’ll have an answer for you in about 6-to-9 months.”
Those are big words from Irving and it’s nice to see the optimism but is this all talk?
A Finals Feat
The idea of the Nets making the Finals isn’t too crazy when you look at the talent they have.
Not only is Irving leading the team but Kevin Durant is still front-and-center for the squad too.
There are other supporting stars too, all eager to get the team back on track and push through the rest of the East.
However, there are many other teams who are fighting for the top of the standings.
The Boston Celtics are obviously the ones to beat but the Philadelphia 76ers and Miami Heat are also going to be challenges too.
Irving will need to keep this same sort of belief all season long, especially when those teams attempt to get in his team’s way.
When Irving and Durant were signed to the Nets, the dream was to win a championship within the next few years.
This might be the team’s last chance to make that dream a reality.