's injury will prevent him from suiting up for his new squad the Brooklyn Nets for quite a while.
won titles with Golden State in 2017 and '18 then was injured for much of the postseason this year as the team lost the NBA Finals in six games to the Toronto Raptors.
The Clippers could counter that with a Durant
pairing and still offer the hometown and financial benefits as well as a strong young team and top coach in Glenn "Doc" Rivers.New York offers money and the chance to revive a moribund club in the NBA's biggest market.
First there was Durant
himself, in shock as he lived his worst nightmare.
It's unfair how nasty rumors had pictured Durant
as a capricious star who preferred to take his sweet time while his team suffered and was being pushed close to disastrous dethronement.
In the 1,175 Raptors games since, the most anyone has scored against them is 51 points-done twice, done both times in Toronto, and done both times by Durant
I never know," Durant
said in a recent interview with (https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/kevin-durant-wants-message-be-his-not-medias-nba-free-agency-looms) Logan Murdock of NBC Sports Bay Area .
While some have couched the Durant
saga as a media boycott, he has conducted one-on-one interviews, eschewing press conferences and group sessions after shootarounds and games.
is successful, Brinkman and her team will spend one year, and $500,000, renovating and revamping six small businesses in Durant
Among them is the Kevin Durant
Charity Foundation, which serves to enrich the lives of at-risk youth from low-income backgrounds through educational, athletic and social programs.