Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant reacted to his coach Steve Nash’s dismissal on Tuesday, hours before the defeat of his team against the Chicago Bulls (108-99). He said it had been in his head before playing against Chicago. Durant also shared that he learned the news on television.
” I was shockedhe said. We’re always shocked when a decision like that happens, but that’s normal in the NBA. Durant – who asked to be traded during the offseason, later issuing an ultimatum, demanding either Nash’s departure or his own – insisted he had a good relationship with the fired coach. .
” I liked working with Steve, I liked the coaching staffdid he declare. It’s been a roller coaster ride for the past few years, but the crux of it all – basketball – is something we all loved to do. We didn’t have a healthy team, and we didn’t play well. That’s what happens in the league. It doesn’t take away from Steve’s basketball IQ, or his way of teaching the game. But it didn’t work. »