News Sports: Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets have agreed to “move their partnership forward” after the All-Star forward asked for a trade earlier this summer.
“Steve Nash and I, along with Joe Tsai and Clara Wu Tsai, met with Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman in Los Angeles yesterday,” Marks said in a statement.
The network said team leadership met with Durant and business partner Rich Kleiman in Los Angeles the day before Tuesday and agreed to continue the partnership, according to general manager Sean Marks.
“We are focused on basketball with a shared goal in mind of building an enduring franchise to bring a championship to Brooklyn.”
Durant, the league MVP of the 2013-14 season, has played for the Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (2007-16), Warriors (2016-19), and netted in 939 games, averaging 27.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 4.3. Recording assists.
The Nets were swept by the Celtics in the first round of the 2022 playoffs.