Kyrie Irving could be playing his last few games for the Boston Celtics if reports are to be believed about the point guard planning to leave the franchise in the summer. He has been linked with moves to the New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Lakers, but former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Richard Jefferson believes Brooklyn Nets could be a better fit for the Celtics point guard.

The Melbourne, Australia-born point guard is almost certain to opt out of the final year of his deal and become a free agent on July 1. He claimed in September during a fan event at TD Garden that he will re-sign with the Celtics but has since backtracked, insisting that he will reveal his decision in July.

Irving has been linked with a potential reunion with LeBron James in Los Angeles, but former teammate Jefferson insisted the Nets would be a much better fit, given the instability gripping the Lakers at the moment. The team has parted ways with head coach Luke Walton, and president of basketball operations Magic Johnson also recently vacated his post.

"If you look at the Lakers, there’s so much instability," he said on ESPN’s “Golic and Wingo”. "You don’t know who your coach is. I think them hiring their next president is actually more important than hiring your next coach because I think the president really sets the tone.”

"For the Lakers, I don’t know how stable that franchise is. We all know that the Knicks is not the most stable franchise. There’s a lot of different options, even Brooklyn.

"I think Brooklyn is a place where he could possibly — I won’t say end up — but it’s a place that has some stability,” he added. “I don’t know what Kyrie is looking for. No one knows what Kyrie is looking for except for Kyrie, his father and his team around him.”

Irving has also been linked with a move to the Knicks, with reports claiming that he will team up with Kevin Durant and look to get the New York franchise, who had the worst record in the NBA this season, back to winning ways.

The Celtics’ season has not gone according to plan either, after initially being touted as the favorites to progress from the Eastern Conference. The franchise managed only the fourth seeding in the East after a mixed regular season campaign, but is now leading 2-0 in the first round of the playoffs against Indiana Pacers.