Kevin Durant’s accolades and Hall Of Fame resume are indisputable.
He’s an 11x All-Star, 2x NBA Champion, 4x NBA scoring champ, League MVP and one of the 75 greatest players in NBA history.
But after Tuesday night’s loss to the Warriors, some are questioning his decision to sign with the Nets, particularly after Kyrie Irving has essentially ghosted them for a ridiculous cause.
This shouldn’t even be a debate.
Kevin Durant was right for choosing the Nets, but what’s being done to him right now by Irving is wrong.
Signing with the Nets in 2019 was his chance to build and lead his own team, win another championship and further strengthen his legacy.
He had the right tools in place and the opportunity was there. It was a foundation orchestrated by Kyrie Irving and possessed great promise despite the injuries and slow start.
Last season ended in disappointment in the Eastern Conference Semis with a 4-3 series loss to the Bucks. It was a series they could have won had Irving had stayed healthy and Harden hadn’t shot 5-17 (29.4%) in Game 7 where they lost 115-111.
This season was supposed to be THE season though.
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