Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) asked to be transferred

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Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) asked to be transferred

Three years later his arrival at the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant decided to change air. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania of The Athleticthe winger asked his bosses to be placed on the transfer list.

There are still 4 years of contract to the double NBA champion and nearly 200 million dollars to touch. The New York franchise will probably have to make a deal with several teams if it wants to satisfy the desires of departure of “KD”. The Phoenix Suns and the Miami Heat would be favored by the double NBA champion (2017 and 2018 with the Warriors). This decision comes three days after Kyrie Irving activated the option which allowed him to extend his contract for a year and therefore stay at the Nets.

A blow for Brooklyn

The departure of Durant would be an admission of failure for the New Yorkers who had managed to mount a super team around Durant, Irving and Harden (the fullback was transferred to Philadelphia in February). While one of the favorites for the title, the team led by Steve Nash was eliminated in the first round of the play-offs by the Boston Celtics.

In addition to his two titles with Golden State, the 33-year-old has won three Olympic gold medals with the United States (2012, 2016 and 2020), a world championship title (2010) and was voted best player. of the league in 2014. He was also a four-time NBA leading scorer.

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