Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash told reporters Tuesday that he didn't think the reports of Kevin Durant's summer ultimatum to team owner Joe Tsai were 100 percent accurate.
"I never thought that was 100 percent. It's not black and white like that. There's a lot of factors, a lot of things behind the scenes," Nash said, per James Herbert of CBS Sports.
He added that "a lot of things that are reported are not 100 percent accurate, so you get fragmented bits of truth, you get things that are flat-out not true."
After Durant requested a trade, The Athletic and Stadium's Shams Charania reported on Aug. 8 that the veteran gave Tsai a clear ultimatum to either pick him or Nash and general manager Sean Marks.
The Nets finished seventh in the Eastern Conference with a 44-38 record last season and were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the first round of the playoffs in what was a disappointing result for the franchise.
Speaking for the first time since requesting a trade this summer, Durant expressed an issue with how the team failed to put up much of a fight while he was sidelined with an injury during the regular season.