Kevin Durant RUMORS & NEWS

  • The Blockbuster 3-Team Trade Idea Featuring Kevin Durant, Tyrese Maxey And Tobias Harris

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets are a team that has been inconsistent this year, and they are currently 13-12 and the 8th seed in the Western Conference. Though the team is in a play-in tournament position right now, they could definitely slide down the standings in the future. If the Brooklyn..." December 05

  • Kevin Durant publicly criticizing Nets teammates draws take from Tony Delk

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets aren’t living up to expectations early on in 2022-23, sitting at 12-11 on the season. One of the only reasons they’re actually above .500 is Kevin Durant, who is playing a ton of minutes and showing out at an MVP level. But just last month, KD publically..." December 01

  • Kevin Durant on chasing MVP: ‘Not really, I’ve been there, done that’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant carried the Nets to another win Monday night, scoring 45 points on 19-of-24 shooting, plus seven rebounds and five assists. If you’re having an MVP conversation a quarter of the way into the NBA season, Durant has to be part of it: 30 points per game on 54.8%..." November 30

  • Fred VanVleet Claims He Wouldn't Give Up Scottie Barnes In A Trade For Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "The Toronto Raptors in the last decade have been a very good team, boasting some great players. Fred VanVleet is one of those, he is among the NBA's greatest success stories. VanVleet was undrafted and was given an opportunity by the Raptors. He took it, becoming an NBA champion and signing..." November 28

  • This Nets-Thunder Trade Features Kevin Durant

    NBA Analysis "Breakups can get awfully messy. Sometimes, people get back together anyway. Breakups between NBA teams and players can get messy too. It’s awkward for friends and family. If they don’t like it, that’s understandable. At the same time – as long as..." November 25

  • Kevin Durant: 'Pretty cool' seeing LeBron James on cusp of history

    ESPN "As Kevin Durant continues working his way up the all-time scoring list, he does so with a greater appreciation for what LeBron James is accomplishing as he approaches the NBA's scoring record. "To be the No. 1 in anything, there's 8 billion people in..." November 25

  • Kevin Durant Admits He's One Of The Cousins That 'Takes A Walk On Thanksgiving'

    Fadeaway World "In case you were wondering about Kevin Durant's Thanksgiving plans, he may have just revealed one of the most important parts of his holiday schedule. In a video for 'the Boardroom," Durant was asked a series of rapid-fire questions that centered around the most famous..." November 24

  • Kevin Durant reveals Ben Simmons’ ironic NSFW message after passing up dunk

    Clutch Points "Ben Simmons continued his hot streak Wednesday as the Brooklyn Nets took down the Toronto Raptors in a 112-98 victory. Simmons filled the stat sheet with 14 points, three rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocks on 7-of-9 shooting. The three-time All-Star has resembled..." November 24

  • Kevin Durant says Kings ‘tough team to beat for anybody’ in the NBA

    Sportsnaut "Kevin Durant has nothing but high praise for the Sacramento Kings as they have become the hottest team in the NBA right now. After opening the season on a four-game losing streak, the Sacramento Kings and their young core of potential-rich players have started to gel into a formidable..." November 24

  • Kevin Garnett’s honest reaction to Kevin Durant blatantly throwing shade at Nets teammates

    Clutch Points "Last week, Kevin Durant threw a bit of shade at his Brooklyn Nets teammate by questioning their skill level. KD made it clear that he did not mean any disrespect, but he did say that fans should only expect so much from a starting lineup that featured himself, Edmund Sumner, Royce..." November 23

  • Kevin Durant Gives High Praise To Kings Shooter Kevin Huerter

    NBA Analysis "Don’t look now, but Kevin Huerter and the Sacramento Kings are the hottest team in the NBA as they have won six straight games. After starting the season 0-4, the Kings turned a corner and are now sitting at 9-6 on the season. Even Brooklyn..." November 22

  • Could Warriors Look To Reunite With Nets’ Kevin Durant Via Trade?

    NBA Analysis "The Golden State Warriors have gotten off to a slow start to the 2022-23 NBA season, but no one believes that they are going to be held down all season long. However, the slow start could look to management looking to make a sizable move to power the team back into championship..." November 21

  • Kevin Durant reacts to Kyrie Irving’s impending return

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets are riding the high of glorious victory after they defeated the Portland Trail Blazers off a game-winning tip-in from unsung hero Royce O’Neale to bail out Kevin Durant from what was a brutal crunch-time stretch that included a missed free-throw and allowing an..." November 18

  • This Lakers-Nets Trade Features Kevin Durant

    NBA Analysis "You’ve got to do what you’ve got to do. I do, and you do too. It’s an aphorism. Why wouldn’t you have to do what you have to do? NBA teams have got to do what they’ve got to do, too. Sometimes, that means making a difficult decision. A look..." November 17

  • Realistic Landing Spots If Kevin Durant Revisits Trade Request

    Bleacher Report "With the Brooklyn Nets (6-9) struggling, will Kevin Durant revisit his offseason trade demand? In a wide-ranging interview with Bleacher Report's Chris Haynes, Durant shared his thoughts on the team's recent struggles: "Look at our starting lineup. Edmond..." November 17

  • Skip Bayless Rips Kevin Durant For His Comments About Supporting Cast

    Fadeaway World "Since Kevin Durant first entered the league in 2007, NBA analyst Skip Bayless has been one of his biggest fans. In OKC, Golden State, and even in Brooklyn, Skip has defended and supported Durant's every move. But after making some questionable comments to the media about his..." November 17

  • Kevin Durant: Nets' lack of preparation under Steve Nash led to trade request

    The Score "Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant says the primary reason he requested a trade in July was because of the team's lack of accountability and preparation in practices under former head coach Steve Nash. "It wasn't difficult at all to request a trade because it..." November 16

  • Kevin Durant Still Doesn't Sound Happy With the Nets

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant agreed to give a one-on-one interview with Chris Haynes of Bleacher Report this week to explain what happened over the summer between himself and the Brooklyn Nets. The article dropped one day after the Nets gave up 153 points in regulation to the Sacramento..." November 16

  • Philadelphia 76ers ‘Will Keep Asking About’ Kevin Durant Amid Brookyln Nets Uncertainty

    Heavy "One of the best, tragic, mind-boggling, and maddening things about history is that it often repeats itself. Take the Philadelphia 76ers for example: despite two different coaches, a litany of lottery talent, and regularly retooling the lineup, the team has failed to get out of the..." November 14

  • This Heat-Mavs-Nets Trade Features Kevin Durant

    NBA Analysis "Sometimes, you can say something that’s difficult to take back. The same holds for an NBA trade request. You may regret it. After all, you don’t actually hate that person – you’re just angry. Still, those words may linger for much longer than the time it..." November 08

  • Brooklyn Nets expected to tear it down, trade Kevin Durant

    Sportsnaut "The Brooklyn Nets find themselves as a hot mess just 11 games into the 2022-23 NBA season. General manager Sean Marks and Co. have already fired head coach Steve Nash. Star guard Kyrie Irving was suspended by the team for sharing a documentary with antisemitic views on..." November 08

  • NBA Insider Says Ime Udoka Is Kevin Durant's Preferred Head Coach For The Nets

    Fadeaway World "The Brooklyn Nets fired coach Steve Nash earlier in the year, and there's no doubt this was the right choice for the franchise. The team has not done well under Nash in the last couple of years, and it is clear that change was needed. Jacque Vaughn is the interim head coach for..." November 07

  • Teams are preparing to ‘reengage’ in Kevin Durant trade talks with Brooklyn Nets

    Sportsnaut "As the Brooklyn Nets face pressure to not hire Ime Udoka as head coach, NBA teams are reportedly gearing up to determine if Brooklyn’s drama will lead to a Kevin Durant trade in the coming weeks. The Nets are at a crisis point early in the season, sitting closer to the..." November 07

  • Nets' nonstop drama overshadowing Kevin Durant's stellar start to 2022-23 NBA season

    CBS Sports "The Brooklyn Nets have been in the headlines non-stop since the start of the 2022-23 NBA season, and for all of the wrong reasons. First, there was the extremely underwhelming play of former No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons, who the Nets traded James Harden for..." November 07

  • Kevin Durant wants to join Commanders' potential new ownership

    The Score "If the Washington Commanders are up for sale, Brooklyn Nets star and former MVP Kevin Durant wants to join their next ownership group. "In a perfect world, I would be a part of it," Durant said, according to Nick Friedell of ESPN. "I..." November 06

  • 3 Teams That Shouldn't Go All In On Kevin Durant Trade

    Clutch Points "Well, the Brooklyn Nets are starting to fall apart… again. Kevin Durant and co. have started the season 2-6, and somehow that doesn’t encapsulate how disastrous this season has been. From Kyrie Irving’s anti-Semitic Tweets to the firing of Steve Nash to Ben Simmons, there has..." November 04

  • Kevin Durant And The Nets Have Been Frustrated With Ben Simmons

    Fadeaway World "Ben Simmons has had a rough start to the season with the Brooklyn Nets, often looking indecisive on the court. Part of this was obviously to be expected, as he is returning from a back injury and missing an entire season. Currently, Ben Simmons is averaging 6.2 RPG, 6.5 APG, and 7.3 APG for the..." November 04

  • After Kyrie Irving’s suspension, what’s next for Kevin Durant and the Nets?

    The Athletic "If the Nets headed into the season with a rapidly shrinking contention window, Thursday might go down as the day that window was shut for good. The organization suspended Kyrie Irving for a minimum of five games without pay after being deemed he is..." November 04

  • Kevin Durant breaks silence on Kyrie Irving controversy

    Clutch Points "Kyrie Irving’s recent comments on Twitter has caused a massive stir amongst NBA fans. The Brooklyn Nets star became the center of media attention after his latest tweets promoting anti-Semitism. Eventually, the team decided to suspend Irving for 5 games after his tweets. After..." November 04

  • Shannon Sharpe Calls Out Kevin Durant For Betraying Steve Nash

    Fadeaway World "As a player, Steve Nash achieved amazing success, leading the Suns to the top of the standings for years before retiring as one of the greatest point guards to ever play the game. As a coach, however, Nash isn't nearly as accomplished. Since taking over as coach, the Nets have..." November 02

  • Kevin Durant Doesn't 'Appear to Be' on Trade Block

    Yahoo! Sports "Steve Nash was dismissed, Sean Marks was disheveled and Kyrie Irving has his fingerprints on dismantling yet another team with championship aspirations. That’s three, if you’re keeping count. This is why Kevin Durant understood this..." November 02

  • This Is Why The Knicks Should Go All-In On A Kevin Durant Trade

    NBA Analysis "Once an NBA rumor gets started, does it ever really go away?  Remember grade school? People spread rumors all the time. Often, they weren’t based in reality, and that fact would become exposed. Somehow, the stink of the rumor never really wore off, did..." November 02

  • Nets' Kevin Durant 'shocked' over Steve Nash's departure

    Fox News "The Brooklyn Nets and Steve Nash’s decision to part ways on Tuesday "shocked" Kevin Durant, the sharpshooter said following the team’s 108-99 loss to the Chicago Bulls. Jacque Vaughn was named the interim coach replacing Nash for the game, and..." November 02

  • This Jazz-Nets Trade Features Kevin Durant

    NBA Analysis "It’s nice when something exceeds your expectations. Sometimes, NBA teams exceed our expectations as well. Suppose someone drags you to a movie. It doesn’t look like your thing – you’re willing to go, but you don’t expect to like it. Next thing you..." November 01

  • What the future holds for Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Brooklyn

    ESPN "How can the Brooklyn Nets turn things around under a new coach? On Tuesday, the Nets announced they're parting ways with Steve Nash after two-plus seasons at the helm in Brooklyn, with Jacque Vaughn to serve as acting head coach against the Chicago..." November 01

  • LeBron James, Kevin Durant and the telltale sign of change

    ESPN "For a long time, the greatest compliment you might have been able to pay LeBron James or Kevin Durant was they were ... inevitable. Maybe the stars of the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets didn't always win, but they always scared their..." November 01

  • Kevin Durant was right, the Nets need to fire Steve Nash

    Sportsnaut "With the Brooklyn Nets season spiraling out of control already, the organization needs to take action on Kevin Durant’s demands this summer and cut loose head coach Steve Nash. There is no other way to put it: The Nets are a mess right now. The drama that led the team to a..." October 31

  • 3 theoretical trade destinations if Kevin Durant re-requests trade demand

    Clutch Points "The Kevin Durant trade request dominated NBA news this offseason. However, Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai was able to talk Durant down, keep him on the team, and do it without having to trade Kyrie Irving or Ben Simmons or having to fire Steve Nash and Sean Marks. All seemed well at the Barclays..." October 28

  • Shocking stat Nets' Kevin Durant ranks dead last in so far in NBA

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets head into Thursday’s matchup against Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks looking to score just their second win in five games. It’s been a rough start for the Nets thus far, and they will need to start stacking up wins sooner or..." October 27

  • Grizzlies Fan Goes Viral After Trying To Recruit Kevin Durant To Memphis

    Fadeaway World "While Kevin Durant's best days may be behind him now, he remains one of the best players in the game, and he remains one of the league's most valuable. So when Durant made his first appearance in Memphis on Monday, it is no surprise that the fans were secretly dreaming of..." October 25

  • Kevin Durant: Ja Morant 'the face of our league going forward'

    The Score "Kevin Durant believes Ja Morant's stellar rise will make him the ideal representative for the NBA in the near future. Despite his Brooklyn Nets falling 134-124 to Morant's Memphis Grizzlies on Monday, Durant showered the high-flying guard with..." October 25

  • Nets' Kevin Durant purchases Major League Pickleball expansion team

    People "Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant is the latest athlete to invest in the hottest sport in the country: pickleball. Durant, 34, and entrepreneur Rich Kleiman's 35V has purchased a Major Lague Pickleball expansion team, joining athletes like LeBron..." October 20

  • Kyrie Irving reveals why Kevin Durant’s trade demand was actually a good thing

    Clutch Points "Can you believe that Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant are still wearing Brooklyn Nets jerseys today? At one point during the offseason, fans were certain that one or both of these stars would be out of the team. A few months later, though, and both Irving and Durant’s trade requests have..." October 19

  • Kevin Durant Comes To Russell Westbrook’s Defense

    NBA Analysis "There may not be a player in the NBA that is under the microscope more this season than Los Angeles Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook. He has been ridiculed for his performance during the 2021-22 season all offseason as people have been writing him off as no longer being a player that can..." October 18

  • Kevin Durant praises Zion Williamson, calls him 'one of one'

    ESPN " Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant studies the game and its history as much as any top player in the NBA today. That's why his praise of New Orleans Pelicans young forward Zion Williamson as a "one of one"-type of talent speaks volumes..." October 17

  • Nets' Ben Simmons dishes on Joel Embiid, air balls, Kevin Durant and more

    ESPN "Ben Simmons looks and sounds like he's in a very good place with the Brooklyn Nets. Sitting in the padded courtside seats of Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum during shootaround on Wednesday, the 26-year-old swingman says, after nearly a year and a half away from an NBA floor, he..." October 14

  • Kevin Durant says Draymond Green punch won't derail Warriors

    ESPN "Kevin Durant knows some of the parallels are there. From a distance, the Brooklyn Nets' star forward has watched -- like everybody else -- the leaked video footage of Draymond Green punching Golden State Warriors teammate Jordan..." October 13

  • Nets finding right balance for Kevin Durant’s minutes is key

    New York Post "Kevin Durant turned 34 two weeks ago Thursday. After celebrating his 33rd by averaging the most minutes he had played since the 2013-14 season, the hope is that this year won’t come with a similar milestone.  “In a perfect world, we can really limit his..." October 13

  • Phoenix Suns Reportedly Declined To Include Cam Johnson In A Trade For Kevin Durant

    Fadeaway World "The Kevin Durant saga was one of the biggest and wildest stories of the 2022 NBA postseason, with the 2x NBA champion shockingly requesting a trade request from the Brooklyn Nets after three years with the team. The Kyrie Irving situation might have played a role in that decision, but..." October 12

  • Kevin Garnett Calls Out Kevin Durant For Returning To Nets

    Fadeaway World "The Kevin Durant saga was the biggest story of the 2022 NBA offseason before the scandal of Ime Udoka and the altercation between Draymond Green and Jordan Poole made headlines.  After the drama of the Kyrie Irving contract extension finished with Ky staying with the..." October 12