negotiations between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers to exchange Russell Westbrook and Kyrie Irving are progressing....

There is "palpable confidence" that the two parties may come to an agreement this summer, albeit other factors would need to be included.....

Irving just exercised his $36.4 million option to extend his contract, but it is anticipated that he...

will be transferred after his star colleague Kevin Durant asked the Brooklyn Nets for a trade....

The Lakers have been attempting to trade Westbrook since the middle of last season....

 only months after they first got him, but it is obvious that saying ...

that than really doing it. He just chose to enter the $47 million last year of his deal........

Regarding the Nets, Kyrie Irving will be riding the back of the caboose....

Even though Irving has certain drawbacks, he would be a far better match than Westbrook on the floor.