KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Warriors players recruited Kevin Durant all season

Anyone who has been keeping up with the Kevin Durant free agency rumors knows the Golden State Warriors are one of his top teams. Now perhaps we know at least one of the reasons why. In his podcast on Wednesday, The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski let it be known that Warriors players have been recruiting Durant all year long. “Here’s the thing that’s interesting about...
Via Sportsnaut
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Repor: Thunder get first meeting with Durant before free agency

Kevin Durant will reportedly give the Oklahoma City Thunder the first opportunity to speak to him before free agency even opens. According to ESPN’s Chris Broussard, Durant is set to meet with Oklahoma City on Thursday, a day before teams are allowed to discuss contract terms with free agents. The meeting will likely be focused on team direction instead of more specific topics...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant will not meet with Lakers

Kevin Durant will reportedly not be meeting with the Los Angeles Lakers during his magical mystery free agency tour, ESPN’s Chris Broussard reports. Despite their hopes, Lakers will not get a meeting with KD, sources say. — Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) June 29, 2016 Really, if accurate, this shouldn’t be a shocking revelation. The Lakers, even if they do land their...
Via Sportsnaut
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers reportedly expecting to book Kevin Durant meeting

Kevin Durant reportedly is set to meet with six teams once NBA free agency opens this Friday. The Los Angeles Lakers believe they’ll be the seventh. While not on Durant’s initially reported list, the Lakers are confident they at least will be able to convince the former NBA MVP to sit down with them as he weighs his options this summer, a “person with knowledge of the club’s...
Via NESN.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 days 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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