"We continue to be upbeat and confident in our plans to rebuild the Knicks," New York president Steve Mills said in a statement.
Irving is coming off a season where he averaged 23.8 points, 6.9 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game.
Kyrie Irving looks like he is indeed planning to sign with the Nets in free agency.
The Knicks have a contingency plan if they cannot land Kyrie Irving.
The futures of Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard and Kyrie Irving are the major talking points ahead of the start of NBA free agency.
ESPN's Jackie MacMullen pointed out a number of situations where the six-time All Star tried to mend the issues facing the team.
The Lakers are not going to be deterred by the Nets' supposed connection to Kyrie Irving.
Potential destinations are likely to be plentiful for Kevin Durant after he reportedly turned down his player option with the Warriors.
Potential destinations will be plentiful for Durant when free agency begins June 30.