Blockbuster Trade: Kyrie Irving to Wear Number 2 or 11 For Dallas Mavericks?

Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets guard, has been traded to the Dallas Mavericks according to recent reports. Now the question arises of which jersey number he will wear for the Dallas Mavericks.

Mockup via @bleacherreport

Irving reportedly requested a trade from the Nets, where he had been playing alongside Kevin Durant and Ben Simmons, who are currently fourth in the Eastern Conference.

Irving's Current No. 11 Is Occupied By Hardaway Jr Currently

Kyrie Irving's arrival in Dallas will bring excitement to the team as he will be joining young superstar Luka Doncic. Fans are already imagining Kyrie's Mavericks jersey and number, with many mock-ups appearing on social media.

Mockup via @ShamsCharania

The jersey number has not been officially announced. Kyrie wore No.11 in Brooklyn, but that number is already used by Tim Hardaway Jr. in Dallas. The No.2 jersey, which Kyrie wore in Cleveland, is available.

Hardaway Jr may give the No. 11 to Kyrie, but otherwise, No. 2 is very likely.

Mockup via @SportsCenter

Kyrie Irving Jersey Number - Key Facts

  • Joining Dallas: Kyrie Irving, guard for the Brooklyn Nets, has been traded to the Dallas Mavericks
  • Previous Numbers: Kyrie wore No.11 in Brooklyn, No.2 in Cleveland
  • Possible Numbers: No.11 is occupied by Tim Hardaway Jr., No.2 is available for Kyrie to wear for the Mavericks

Kyrie is expected to arrive in Dallas on Monday for a physical and is likely to make his debut with the Mavericks on Wednesday when they face the Los Angeles Clippers at Arena.