Kevin Durant’s trade demand brings NBA free agency to halt

First, Kevin Durant’s trade demand turned the entire NBA world upside down. Now, it has put the league on hold. With more than half of NBA teams contacting the Nets with trade packages, the normal free-agency frenzy has been slowed to a crawl. As Nets general manager Sean Marks and owner Joe Tsai sift through … Read more

Kevin Durant still could stay with Nets even if Kyrie Irving bolts

Rumblings that Kevin Durant would demand out of Brooklyn if Kyrie Irving were to leave the Nets was the biggest story Thursday night at the 2022 NBA Draft. Durant, however, reportedly hasn’t told the Nets he would ask for a trade, just a map of how they would plan to contend post-Irving. Of course, that … Read more

Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown outplay Durant, Irving

The Celtics once again received the type of leading performances at both ends of the court from their star players that the Nets desperately needed — but didn’t get — from Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Jayson Tatum netted a game-high 39 points and Jaylen Brown added 23 as the Celtics moved within one win … Read more

Kevin Durant sparks Nets to crucial comeback win over Knicks

Knicks fans are still bitter about Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving picking the Nets. Then the two stars reminded them why, lifting Brooklyn to a much-needed 110-98 come-from-behind victory before a sellout crowd of 19,812 at the Garden. At halftime the Nets had dug a 17-point hole, and Irving had even gotten into it verbally … Read more