During the 2019 offseason, Kevin Durant’s free agency was one of the hottest topics of the summer. Despite an Achilles tendon injury, which he suffered in the NBA Finals, Durant was still one of the most important players in the free agency market – and all signs were that he was leaving the Warriors. .
The usual suspects were to enter Durant’s draw, including major market teams such as the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks. At one point, it seemed Durant’s landing in New York City was inevitable.
If he went to New York, it wasn’t with the Knicks. Instead, Durant shocked the basketball world and signed with the Brooklyn Nets. Despite having to miss the entire 2019-20 season due to his injury, Durant was still considered one of the best players in the NBA, as his resume is sure to get him into the Hall of Fame. fame.
But just because Durant once had a Hall of Fame career doesn’t mean he’s nearly over. Despite a major injury, Durant tore him apart for the Nets in 2020-21. The 32-year-old forward has proven he is still one of the best players in the league and deserves every dollar from the contract he signed with the Nets – and apparently more.