Announced on the departure of the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant still does not know where he will play next season. The double NBA champion arouses the greed of several franchises, including the Golden State Warriors, the defending champion. Stephen Curry, his former teammate, has even called him several times to convince him to come back to the Bay.
The future of Kevin Durant still talks so much. A few weeks after announcing to the leaders of the net that he wanted to leave the franchise, the double champion NBA has yet to find a team to bounce into. Nothing to worry about K.D. who shouldn’t have any trouble finding shoes that fit. An idea that was still distant a few months ago… Under contract for another four years, Kevin Durant seemed 100% focused on the future of brooklyn.
Kevin Durant had reassured everyone
Immediately after elimination of net in the playoffs, Kevin Durant even announced his ambitions with the New York franchise: “ I do not guarantee that we will get a title. But I like what we are building. And I’m not going to say that this is the only year where we have the opportunity to fight and work for something. I don’t think next year we’ll have to start all over again and try to find the next iteration of the Nets. I feel like we can just build on what we have and see what happens. We have guys who are engaged and want to be here “.
An unlikely return to the Warriors in sight?
But the future should be written elsewhere. For the moment, candidates are clearly standing out to welcome Kevin Durant : them Sunsthe Heatthem Raptors and the Warriors. As strange as it may seem, Golden Statethe former team of K.D.would be in the race to repatriate the one who largely contributed to the titles of 2017 and 2018. According to information from Brian Windhorstthere would be internal discussions about a potential arrival of Kevin Durant. Especially that at Golden Statethe defending champion, we have the squad and the rounds of Draft necessary to satisfy the net.
6 years ago to the day, Kevin Durant became a Warriors player. 💛The sequel in 3 years:- 3x NBA Finals- 2x NBA Champion- 2x Finals MVP- 3x All-Star- 3x All-Nba Team – 5,374 points pic.twitter.com/jUQvUsZedU
— Kevin Durant FR 🇫🇷 (@KDurant_FR) July 4, 2022
Stephen Curry plays it like a leader
And during this time, Stephen Curry would have already started his undermining work. According to the journalist Rich Buner of FoxNewsthe Finals MVP NBA 2022 would have contacted his former sidekick to convince him to return. Information that could coincide with the latest strange statement from Stephen Curry. ” Constant rumors and all those things are part of the nature of the NBA. You take things for what they are. You know how fast things can change, but I like where we are “confided the quadruple champion NBA about the future of Kevin Durant in comments relayed by Basketball Session. Considered one of the best teams in history when Kevin Durant was here, Golden State could reform his legendary five. The drama is just getting started…