The Brooklyn Nets are reportedly interested in signing Kevin Durant in 2016. I hate to break it to the Nets, but so is every team in the league. Nevertheless, these reports have started to raise questions about Durant’s future with OKC, and although he is in the middle of one of the best stretches we have ever seen by a player, his free agency is all the rage.
Appearing on the NBA’s new channel on Sirius XM, Durant praised his current team, and sounded like a guy who wasn’t going anywhere.
“I love playing there. The city fits me. I’m one of those guys that just likes to chill. That’s exactly how the town is. The people are supportive. The fans are there all the time at the games. Every game feels like it’s a sellout. They just support us so much.”
If anything, Russell Westbrook is more likely to leave than Durant. Kevin Durant is arguably the second best player in the league, and at 25, he’s only going to get better. He can attract guys to come play with him as he enters his prime years of 27-30, so it’s likely that he stays put and help his legacy by staying with one team.
A lot could change from now and 2016, though.