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02:00  16 april  2019
02:00  16 april  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Kevin Durant free agency rumors: Warriors forward 'ready to move on'

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Kevin Durant has shed more light on his NBA career plans. As his contract with Golden State comes to an end, the All-Star forward has fueled "I just want to make sure I get as much money as I can on my next deal so I can stack up my money and figure it out," he said on the Posted Up podcast.

"Just be honest," Durant said about his free - agency decisions , per Nick Friedell of ESPN.com. Durant can become a free agent again in the summer of 2019 if he declines his .5 million player Two years later, Durant is happy with the decision he made but feels he should've been stronger in

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Kevin Durant does not know where he will be playing next season.

The Warriors star, who can opt out of his contract and become a free agent this summer, has repeatedly been linked to the Knicks. But, Durant recently told The Undefeated he is instead focusing on the playoffs.

“If I already made a decision, it would take away from the team, what we’re fighting for. Every play would be overshadowed by it,” Durant told The Undefeated. “It is not necessary for me to make a decision right now. It would be bad to do that. It would take the focus off of what is important. I would never want to put my teammates in a messed-up position. I want to forget about it.

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With his looming free agency just ten days away, one could expect that Durant still took some As he quickly shot down the notion of putting any additional stock into the Thunder’s deeper playoff That outside noise would be the unmistakable questions lingering around Durant ’s impending free agency .

- Kevin Durant knows the questions are coming . He knows that wherever he and the Golden State Durant faced criticism when he opted to sign as a free agent with the Warriors in the summer of When asked how much of an impact the final outcome of this season will have on his decision next

“But it is still putting everybody in messed-up positions where everybody wants to know all the time, everybody is speculating, and everybody is trying to get in my head and what I think about it.”

Durant has won a pair of NBA titles and Finals MVP awards during his time with the Warriors. The team earned the top seed in the Western Conference once again in 2018-19 and is in contention to capture its third straight championship.

“Yo, just watch the game,” Durant said. “Just focus on the game and stop nitpicking, because it is a beautiful game going on out there. What can I do right now? I can’t sign a paper. I got to do the most important thing, and that is play.”

The 10-time All-Star averaged 26 points, 6.4 rebounds and 5.9 assists during the regular season. He shot 52.1% from the field and 35.3% from 3-point range.

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He said he believes Fizdale will turn the Knicks around and is cheering for him to land a big free agent with his big personality. Yet to hear Draymond tell it, these Warriors have mastered the art of compartmentalizing when it comes to the Durant situation.

Kevin Durant , less than two weeks from free agency , says the decision on where he signs won't "I know how important this time is," Durant said . "Like I've been saying all season, I have people I Kevin Durant confirmed Monday that he will play for the United States at this summer's Olympic

“Let’s appreciate what is going on, on the basketball court,” Durant said. “I know it’s the sexy part of the NBA: free agency, trades, transactions. But it’s a beautiful game that we’re out here playing. I feel like I play a different and unique way that may inspire some people.”

“You never know where you can get (inspiration) from. It’s always been my fight with people to focus on the basketball. That other stuff will take care of itself when time comes.”

The Warriors and Clippers will face off Monday in Game 2 of their opening-round series. Golden State secured a 121-104 victory in the first game.

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