NBA: After attacking Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant responds to him
While the Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant files are settled, the Brooklyn Nets continue to be talked about. A rumor evoked a punchline sent by the first named to his coach Steve Nash, during an evening with the rest of the team. His teammate wanted to answer it and restore the truth.
Decidedly, the Brooklyn Nets constantly making the news NBA. After the soap operas Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, Olden Polynicea former player in the 90s, revealed an anecdote that would be the source of tension in the locker room: ” One of the reasons there’s tension between Steve Nash and Kyrie Irving is that the point guard allegedly made a disparaging remark during a night out at the coach’s house. In front of the whole team, he would have said to Steve Nash: “You have to return these MVP trophies to Kobe, you know that you did not deserve them. From what I know, it marked the beginning of the end for the Nets. “, he confided in the podcast The Odd Couple.
“There was no truth in what you said”
Kevin Durant was quick to react. He started by posting a photo ofOlden Polynice on Twitter in writing ” Olden after releasing this historic lie “. To which the main interested party replied “ if it’s a lie then we’re wrong. People don’t like the truth but it always comes out. As PJ Tucker would say: “I love you”. You remain one of the best in history. Happy to know that I still have a small impact in the NBA… KD answered me, yes!!! “, did he declare. Kevin Durant ended the debate by saying that there was “no no truth in what you said. You have no Olden impact. enjoy your retirement. “.
There was no truth in what you said. U have no impact on anything Olden. Enjoy retirement lol https://t.co/XLreomiv12
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 29, 2022
“I will apologize profusely to you, Kyrie and Steve”
The source ofOlden Polynice would actually come from a parody account named Ballsack Sports and who also reacted to all this fuss. A few hours later, the former player of Kings added that he was apologetic for my role in all of this. I’m too old to fight. I have too much respect for you. Again, if not true, once confirmed, I will apologize profusely to you, Kyrie and Steve… You are one of my favorite players to watch play… D’ elsewhere if I’m wrong, it won’t be the first time nor the last. »
“Building a franchise that lasts to bring the title back to Brooklyn”
It remains to be seen whether Kevin Durant and more generally the organization of net will accept these apologies. After long weeks of fighting to retain its two best players, brooklyn now wants to look ahead to the coming season with a clear objective: to win the title. A goal assumed by Sean Marksin the press release announcing that Kevin Durant would remain within the New York franchise: “ we are now focused on basketball, with one goal in mind: to build a franchise that lasts to bring the title back to Brooklyn. »