Tag: KEVIN DURANT

Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant Will Only Earn Full Max Deals Through Strange Incentives

Getty Image The Brooklyn Nets had to perform some careful cap mechanics to fit sign their three biggest offseason targets: Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and DeAndre Jordan. As a result, both Durant and Irving’s contracts are slightly short of the maximum value (each by $1 million), but both players can get the full max through […]

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Bobby Portis Believes ‘We All Knew That’ Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving Were Headed To Brooklyn

Getty Image It was a surprise for some when Kevin Durant chose to spurn the Warriors in free agency and go join up with Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn to play for the Nets. The two players grew close together, along with DeAndre Jordan who also joined them with the Nets, thanks to Team USA and […]

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The Knicks May Have ‘Lost The Whole Game’ By ‘Misreading’ Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving’s Relationship

Getty Image Despite having all the confidence in the world a few months ago that a superstar would come to New York, the Knicks were unable to get one of the bigger names on the free agent market. The most prominent example of this came when two players linked to the team, Kevin Durant and […]

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Jay Williams Believes Two Moments Helped Sell Kevin Durant On Someday Playing In New York

Getty Image Kevin Durant is, above everything else, an extremely fun basketball player. There are few things in NBA history quite like when Durant goes thermonuclear, turning into an essentially unstoppable athlete, a seven footer with seemingly range and the handles of a guard. It hasn’t needed to happen as much since he went to […]

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The Timberwolves Are Apparently Part Of The D’Angelo Russell Sign-And-Trade, But Not For The Star Guard

Getty Image The Minnesota Timberwolves’ reported interest in D’Angelo Russell was well known, and Karl-Anthony Towns didn’t make it a secret that he wanted to be teamed up with his good friend this summer. However, plans changed and Russell received a full four-year max from the Warriors as part of a sign-and-trade that sent him […]

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Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving Apparently Picked The Nets Because The Knicks ‘Lost Their Way’

Getty Image Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are headed to Brooklyn or, as Stephen A. Smith put it, 20 or so minutes in traffic down Atlantic Avenue from Madison Square Garden. The move isn’t as much as a surprise to anyone as it is a disappointment to fans of the New York Knicks, who hoped […]

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Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving Originally Targeted Knicks Over Nets

Getty Kevin Durant will join Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving had been planning to play together for years and originally targeted the Knicks over the Nets, per Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck. The big question was what city they would eventually land. Initially, Irving and Durant discussed joining forces with the Knicks. […]

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Steph Curry Was Reportedly Flying From China To Meet Kevin Durant When He Picked The Nets

Getty Image Kevin Durant almost certainly won’t play in the NBA during the 2019-20 season, but on Sunday he picked his teammates for the next four years. The two-time NBA Finals MVP announced via traditional means and then on Instagram that he would join Kyrie Irving and sign with the Brooklyn Nets as he rehabs […]

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Kyrie And KD Will Reportedly Take Under The Max So DeAndre Jordan Can Get $10 Million A Year

Getty Image When the Brooklyn Net managed to land Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in free agency (which was reported as done an hour before the moratorium period began), DeAndre Jordan — a friend of both — was also reported as making his way to Brooklyn with them. There was some confusion as to how […]

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Kevin Durant Sign-and-Trade: Warriors Benefit, but Nets Should Pass

Getty Kevin Durant The Brooklyn Nets shook the NBA landscape after it came to light that they had agreed to terms with both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving even before free agency got underway. While the Golden State Warriors know they’ve lost out on Durant, it appears they’re doing their best to find a way […]

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WATCH: Kevin Durant’s The Boardroom Nets Instagram Video With Notorious B.I.G. Song

Kevin Durant formally announced his NBA free agency to join the Brooklyn Nets via The Boardroom Instagram page. The video featured a static image announcing Durant was heading to Brooklyn along with the Notorious B.I.G. song “N—– Bleed” playing in the background. The Boardroom is Durant’s project along with business manager Rich Kleiman that was […]

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Spencer Dinwiddie Took A Victory Lap After Reports Surfaced Of The Nets Landing Kevin Durant

Getty Image The NBA, more than any other sports leagues, has empowered its players to have fun on social media. Few players have had more fun with this than Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie, who enjoys the opportunity to be engaging on Twitter. This has led to Dinwiddie’s online profile growing as he’s become one […]

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