Ric Bucher: Joe Tsai has already shown he’s willing to play hardball with Kyrie by taking a max extension off the table almost immediately. Now, part of that may be Kyrie’ doing. I’m told he wanted his new contract to guarantee he wouldn’t have to …
What’s the buzz on Twitter?
Kevin Durant is still close with James Harden.
Kevin Durant still wants to play with James Harden.
Kevin Durant is mad at Nets for how they handled Kyrie Irving.
James Harden was fed up with Kyrie Irving.
Kevin Durant still wants to play with Kyrie Irving. 🤷♂️ – 9:27 PM
Report Roundup: Sixers could enter the Kevin Durant sweepstakes, but their best package probably won’t do it; the Lakers will now offer 2 picks for Kyrie Irving; Boston KD’s preferred destination; Pelicans have interest trib.al/g8KmsGr
– 6:58 PM
Games played for the Nets last year:
Ben Simmons ..0
Don’t see how Steve Nash and Sean Marks are to blame but if you say so okay. – 4:53 PM
Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving’s relationship with the Nets coaching staff has been a wild ride…
A Thread 🧵
Back in 2019, KD claimed that one of the reasons he wanted to come to Brooklyn was because of head coach Kenny Atkinson (based on som YouTube research): pic.twitter.com/IMQZOEEpPn
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The only way you can consider Sean Marks a failed GM is to think entrusting his team to Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving was the failure. – 9:54 PM
Kyrie has had some amazing, incredible one-liners in his remarkable career, but this one was maybe the best:
“When I say I’m here with Kevin (Durant), I think that it really entails us managing this franchise together alongside Joe (Tsai) and Sean (Marks),” pic.twitter.com/j7w4b4b1dd
– 8:07 PM
The Nets won more playoff games (1) in 2019, with Kenny Atkinson as head coach and Caris LeVert, Jarrett Allen, D’Angelo Russell on the roster, than they did in 2022 with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving on the roster.
And in 2019, Brooklyn had tons of cap space and all their picks – 3:29 PM
With all that being said about picking between KD or the coach and GM, I’d keep an eye on the Kyrie situation again
Not a report lol – 2:38 PM