NBA superstar Kevin Durant told the Brooklyn Nets he was leaving the rights. This was reported by several American media outlets on Thursday.
Is there no future together? Kyrie Irving (left) and Kevin Durant may go separately in the future.
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ESPN and The Athletic reported that one of the best basketball players in history made the request to the Nets, citing unknown sources. Torrent still has one year left in the contract signed in 2019. From midnight German time, teams in the NBA can officially sign players without a contract. In this context, there are frequent barter transactions between teams that must adhere to higher salary limits.
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Until a few days ago, Durant’s teammate Kyrie Irving could have been part of such a deal. However, the other half of the New York star pair took a player option and extended his contract with the Nets – for which the 30-year-old will charge $ 37 million next season.
Irving and Durant joined the Brooklyn Nets in 2019, but could not fulfill the East Coast team’s title dreams. Both of Durant’s NBA titles date back to his time with the Golden State Warriors.