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the bomb of the day in the NBA, Kevin Durant wants to leave Brooklyn

Under contract until 2026, the 33-year-old superstar has demanded a trade from the Nets, with Phoenix and Miami topping his list of destinations. Thunderbolt.

Kevin Durant presses the ejection seat button. While we thought that calm would return to Brooklyn after the announcement of Kyrie Irving’s extension, the opposite is happening. Under contract until 2026, “KD” was uncertain about his future with the Nets when the soap opera “Uncle Drew” was in full swing. It is necessary to believe that his reflection was deeper. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic et Stadium, the 33-year-old double NBA champion asked his management for a trade. He wants to leave the Barclays Center this summer. And GM Sean Marks granted his request.

Adrian Wojnarowski was quick to follow in the footsteps of his former “padawan” by confirming the news, but above all by specifying that Phoenix and Miami are among the destinations favored by the former Oklahoma City and Golden State player. Given his contractual situation, the Nets obviously have no obligation to accede to his wishes and can send him wherever they want. “Woj” adds that after the departure of Kevin Durant, the entire Brooklyn squad will be available for trade, knowing that the New York club expects to receive a package “historicallyrich in return. Interested teams will have to pay the price…

Second choice of the 2007 Draft, Kevin Durant, double MVP of the Finals, once MVP of the regular season and 12 times All Star, comes out of a season with 29.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 6.4 assists ( 55 games), he who joined the Brooklyn Nets after the lost final with the Warriors against Toronto, in 2019. Final during which “KD” had ruptured his Achilles tendon. It wasn’t until 2020-21 that he was finally able to debut in his new colours.

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