KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Atlanta Hawks want to join the Kevin Durant chase

The Atlanta Hawks want to be included in the chase for Kevin Durant. Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports sources told him the Atlanta Hawks are trying to persuade Durant to meet with the team face-to-face when free agency begins. Stein reports the chances of meeting with Durant “appear dim” but that Atlanta will try to use Grant Hill to get Durant to meet with the club. Atlanta...
Via The Comeback
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant may prefer long-term deal

A lot of the talk heading into NBA free agency has surrounded the idea that many of the top players on the market will sign short-term deals as a way to maximize their earning potential moving forward. It makes a ton of sense for a couple reasons. First off, being able to hit the open market next summer when the cap is expected to increase a great deal would help top-end players...
Via Sportsnaut
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hawks interested in Kevin Durant, Dwight Howard

After moving starting point guard Jeff Teague in a trade prior to the draft earlier this month, it appears that the Atlanta Hawks are in the process of revamping their roster. In addition to former All-Star Al Horford hitting free agency later this week, the team is looking into a couple different options on the open market. Story going online now: Atlanta has Kevin Durant aspirations...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards reportedly give up on Kevin Durant

The Washington Wizards realize they have no shot at signing Kevin Durant this summer, and they do not want to waste valuable time trying to convince the soon-to-be free agent to change his mind. J. Michael of CSNMidAtlantic.com reports that the Wizards are not even going to make a pitch for Durant. While it’s evident that the Wizards aren’t in Kevin Durant’s plans for free...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking down Kevin Durant’s potential free agent destinations

Roll of Thunder, hear Oklahoma City’s cry. After coming within a few possessions of upsetting the 73-win fraud Warriors in the Western Conference Finals (and in the process becoming the first team to definitively prove that the Dubs could, in fact, bleed real blood just like the rest of us), the Thunder are at a delicate crossroads this summer. While it’s not quite as treacherous...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Durant will sign one-year deal even if he leaves OKC

Kevin Durant would reportedly sign a two-year contract that includes an opt-out clause with any NBA team - not just the Oklahoma City Thunder - in order to hit the free agent market again in 2017. Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical spoke with CBS Sports Radio’s “Tiki and Tierney” on Monday and said that the Thunder remain strong favorites, but Durant is open to a one year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks optimistic they will get meeting with Durant

The New York Knicks are not among the group of teams granted initial meetings with Kevin Durant, but they are optimistic that they will get their chance to speak with the free agent-to-be. According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, there is no meeting set up between Durant and the Knicks, but the team remains hopeful that they will get one eventually. The Knicks’ belief is likely in part...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: NBA teams feel Kevin Durant will return to Thunder

NBA teams recruiting Kevin Durant are reportedly doing so for 2017, believing he will re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer. In a radio appearance wtih Adam Kaufman of CBS Radio, Adrian Wojnarowski says teams “feel they’re laying groundwork” for free agency next year, “since they all anticipate his return to OKC.” A one-year deal with a second-year option...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lil B agrees to lift curse if Kevin Durant leaves OKC

In case you didn’t know, “The BasedGod” speaks through Lil B. The rap mogul is just the messenger, carrying out “The BasedGod” wishes so you and I can understand why things are the way they are. In that regard, Lil B is a prophet of sorts. But even prophets have rooting interests, as Lil B is a New York Knicks fan. On that subject, it seems his higher power is willing to...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Durant prefers Warriors if he doesn't stay with Thunder

The NBA season is over, so now the real fun begins: the NBA offseason. Barring an opt-out from some LeBron James guy, the NBA offseason will center around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant. The former league MVP is set to enter free agency for the first time in his career, and all eyes will be on him. Durant recently said his free agency decision will come down to what...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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