KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

NBA agent: Only two teams outside OKC have shot at Durant

One NBA agent believes that the Golden State Warriors and Miami Heat are the only two teams capable of convincing Kevin Durant to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder. Erik Horne of the Oklahoman spoke to anonymous NBA agents who gave their take on Durant’s situation. One agent said that it would require a good enough team and a superior market to tempt Durant away, and only two suitors...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Don't Expect To Sign Kevin Durant

The Washington Wizards believe it is unlikely they will sign Kevin Durant in free agency. The Wizards have been setting up for a pursuit of Durant in the 2016 offseason for several years. Durant grew up in the Washington area and the hope was he would be intrigued by a homecoming. "It's not like LeBron and Cleveland," a source told McHenry. Washington hired Scott Brooks as head coach...
Via RealGM
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did losing NBA Finals help Warriors in pursuit of Kevin Durant?

The Golden State Warriors seem to be of the belief that every cloud has a silver lining, at least when it comes to losing the NBA Finals. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Warriors believe that their NBA Finals loss actually improves their chances of landing Kevin Durant in free agency. There is a belief that the Warriors’ chances were “enhanced significantly” by blowing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Durant reportedly choosing between these six teams

The Kevin Durant free agency sweepstakes are set to begin in less than a week, and Durant has reportedly narrowed his decision down to six teams. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Durant’s representatives at Roc Nation are working to finalize meetings with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers and Boston...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thunder hope Ibaka trade convinces Kevin Durant to return

The Oklahoma City Thunder pulled off the most stunning move of the 2016 NBA draft by shipping away veteran forward Serge Ibaka to the Orlando Magic and getting guard Victor Oladipo in return. ESPN.com’s Royce Young shared the full details of the trade, one in which some might consider the Thunder pulling a forward-looking move to help better position the team if Durant decides...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Golden State Warriors will go after Kevin Durant in free agency

A 73-9 regular season and a trip to the NBA Finals has left the Golden State Warriors ready to go after all the big-name free agents this summer, including Kevin Durant. Marc Stein of ESPN reports that Durant will be the Warriors’ top target when free agency begins on July 1. Durant is one of a few big names the Warriors are interested in signing. Since Golden State lost to...
Via The Comeback
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant will make 'basketball decision' in free agency

Kevin Durant says basketball, not money or exposure, will be the primary factor in his free agent decision this summer. Durant told ESPN’s Royce Young on Monday that he will sit down with his inner circle and the people he trusts most and make the decision that is best for him. “I know how important this time is,” Durant said at the launch of his KD9 shoe line. “Like I’ve...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

OKC governor offering Durant seat on cabinet if he stays

NBA free agency doesn’t officially begin until July 1, but the frenzy over recruiting Kevin Durant is in full swing. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward easily will be the most prized free agent of the summer, and people are offering Durant everything from crab legs to free rides to try to get him to play basketball in their cities. Yet Durant’s current home state just raised...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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