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Kyrie Irving had an on-brand reaction to Nets trading Kevin Durant

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Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant

Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant arrived in Brooklyn together, and now they're leaving in similar fashion. 

However, this time, the dynamic duo is going their separate ways.

The 30-year-old Irving has been traded to the Dallas Mavericks, while the 34-year-old Durant reportedly is headed to the Phoenix Suns.

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"I'm glad he got out of there," Irving said in his postgame conference after making his debut with the Mavericks.

This won't be the first time the two pals have played on opposing teams. Along with the Nets, Durant has represented the Sonics, Thunder and Warriors, while Irving has been with the Cavaliers and Celtics.

"I'm just praying for his happiness and praying for his well-being," Irving said. "We had a lot of conversations throughout the year of what our futures would look like ... but we just cared about seeing each other be places we could thrive."

Irving and the Mavericks defeated the Clippers on Wednesday, with the All-Star guard getting 24 points in 37 minutes.

Durant, a 13-time All-Star, will join an All-Star backcourt of Chris Paul and Devin Booker. The Suns are scheduled to next take on the Hawks on Thursday.