This includes business negotiations Kevin Durant And Carrie Irving Gathered with the general managers of all the leagues in Las Vegas to stay even on tap, writes The New York Post’s Brian Lewis. of the Nets Lewis added that they are determined to be patient and will not lose any player without gaining something in return.
Lewis argues that any of Durant’s arguments are “only at the negotiating stage, and likely not very serious.” He says Brooklyn first focuses on moving Durant because Lakers The only real market seems to be for Irving and the net should take back Russell Westbrookمعاش 47MM salary, which could limit flexibility in the Durant deal.
Rumors that include Fighters Seems like a possible landing place for Durant to be frozen, Lewis notes. Stephen Curry Indirectly pointing to the situation on Saturday, he dismissed the “rumor mill” and added, “I like where we are” in the context of the current list.
Here are a few more notes related to Durant and Irving:
- No matter what the comeback is, the Durant era will be remembered as a “catastrophic failure” for net management, Lewis adds in a separate piece. Although the process could take weeks or even months, Lewis does not believe predictions that Durant and Irving will eventually play for Brooklyn or claim that Raptors Does not participate Scotty Barnes In the case of Durant.
- The nets and the teams they talk to are all wary of merging the Durant business, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.Twitter link), Who adds that there is no guarantee that a deal will be struck before the end of the Summer League. “If you’re on the net, you can feel how far some teams are going,” he said. Wojnarowski said: “And if you feel like they’ve gone as far as they’ll go with you, is that enough for Kevin Durant? Because in any case you probably don’t get value for Kevin Durant. There’s no deal where You say, ‘Hey, we’re the best for him. It’s just the best you can get. And then with four years left on his contract, you can wait.
- Durant refuses to hear recruitment pitches from other players around the league, Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes said in a recently posted podcast. Haynes adds that, apart from some occasional posts on Twitter, Durant has not been in contact with anyone outside of his inner circle. “A lot of stars were trying to contact him to pick his brain to see if he would look the other way.” Haynes said. “I just want to get a sense of what he’s thinking.” KD is darkened. He’s not talking to anyone. Not answering anyone’s phone, not answering texts, KD is darkened.
- The Lakers may have been divided over whether Irwin actually followed Irving, Orange County registrar Kyle Gunn said in an Athletic NBA show podcast. Gone is the hearing LeBron James Wants to trade for Irving, but others in the organization will try to get it instead of using their assets Body Held And Miles Turner from the Fast.