NBA: Thunderbolt for Kevin Durant, a team withdraws
Eager to leave the Brooklyn Nets after a very difficult season, Kevin Durant is still uncertain about his future. Announced in the sights of the Boston Celtics, the double NBA champion would no longer be an option for the C’s who would not have revived the New York franchise.
While the resumption of NBA is fast approaching, Kevin Durant is still uncertain about its future. After meeting the boss of Brooklyn Nets, K.D. confirmed his decision: he wants to leave this summer. At the end of another disappointing season for the New York franchise, which ended with a severe 4-0 against the Boston Celtics, Kevin Durant prefer to look elsewhere. A choice much contested by some legends…
Legends don’t validate Kevin Durant’s choice
” I don’t mean to be mean to Kevin Durant, but everyone is always talking about titles, so I’ll tell you again: I’m not interested in all the passengers on the bus. If you’re not the bus driver, you can’t strut around and think of yourself as a champion. (…) And for now, what happens when Kevin Durant finds himself behind the wheel? He lost in the Finals. And he may have been MVP with Golden State, he was not the best player “, threw Charles Barkleynot convinced by this choice of Kevin Durant. Comments shared by a certain Shaquille O’Neal : “ Charles Barkley is right, his bus driver analogy is perfect. Kevin Durant couldn’t handle being #1 in a franchise, and he drove the bus off a cliff “.
The number of players he will remain in the franchise who will want Kevin Durant after the trade https://t.co/b7Sfkak195 pic.twitter.com/yhBpGVMqyC
— BuzzerBeaterNBA (@Jnk137) August 22, 2022
Of the world at his feet
For Kevin Durant, the options were many. As soon as his decision was announced, several franchises positioned themselves to attract the double champion. NBA : Miami, Toronto, phoenix or Boston. On his side, During prefers to join a team already built to win the title. The Celtics fill in all these boxes, those coming out of a season where they reached the Finals NBA. Despite the defeat against the Warriors, Boston has everything to come back next year.
Boston drops the case!
But according to information from Boston Globethem It’s would not have restarted net about the future of Kevin Durant. What should please Jaylen Brownthe winger of Boston, which could have been included in the deal. ” I think he’ll come back with a vengeance, and I like that. I know how he’s going to respond to all of this, and he’s going to be very, very, very confident, because he has a lot of confidence in himself. You shouldn’t let that get you down. Everyone in Boston and on the team loves Jaylen. The fact that he is the centerpiece of a potential trade for one of the top ten players in the world proves his worth “, said Grant Williamshis teammate, in comments relayed by USA Basketballbefore explaining that he himself would not have been disappointed to be part of such an operation: “ If I’m involved in the KD trade – I don’t want to leave Boston, I love Boston, it’s one of the places I want to be – but he’s a top ten player in all of time. You can say to yourself, ‘Damn, I was traded for Kevin Durant. I was an added value in this exchange. It would be cool to say it, but at the same time, I don’t want to go anywhere. I prefer to stay where I am”.