In accordance to NBA Insider Marc Stein, an anonymous NBA govt thinks Kevin Durant is additional likely to retire than perform for the Brooklyn Nets again.
Immediately after Durant created a trade request, the future of the Nets and Durant are in question and it is mentioned that he wishes to guide a championship contender like the 76ers or the Heat. Several studies surfaced past 7 days that Durant had knowledgeable the Nets that he was established to leave and had supplied proprietor Joe Tsai an ultimatum to either remain or GM Sean Marks and coach Steve Nash to continue to be.
Durant performed a ton with the Nets whilst recovering from an Achilles harm. The group has cycled by players around Durant and Kyrie Irving, but has not had any important playoff accomplishment presented its lofty anticipations. In accordance to Stein, there is “developing hope” that Durant could spark a transfer out of Brooklyn.
Also, Stein reported he was offered this data by a “properly-linked” government and that he described this info about Durant “on intestine sensation” while masking the 2022 Summer time League.
James Harden forced his way from the crew midway via previous period, and Irving’s standing is up in the air, but the Nets haven’t dominated out transferring him possibly. Nets bulk owner Joe Tsai took to Twitter to clarify which side he would acquire in this scenario.
With instruction camp 6 months away, the Nets and their make-up for the 2022-2023 period cling in the stability.