What I’m Hearing: USA TODAY Sports’ Jeff Zillgitt relays what he’s hearing from the Brooklyn Nets on star Kyrie Irving’s absence from the team. USA TODAY

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving has repeatedly backed several social justice efforts and has been a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement. Now, he helped the family of George Floyd.

While speaking on “The Rematch” podcast with former NBA player Etan Thomas, fellow former NBA player that Irving bought Floyd’s family a house. Jackson, who was a family friend of Floyd’s, said after his death this summer that he would take it upon himself to watch over Floyd’s daughter, Gianna Floyd.

“She’s getting so much love,

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