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SportCould Kevin Durant be considering Brooklyn as an NBA free agency destination?

21:26  23 march  2019
21:26  23 march  2019 Source:   warriorswire.com

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Could Kevin Durant be considering Brooklyn as an NBA free agency destination ? For all the talk about Kevin Durant being inclined to sign with the New York Knicks in free agency , could his Fly By series offer clues about other possible NBA destinations of interest?

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Co-produced with Alaska Airlines and LeBron James's Uninterrupted, Kevin Durant's three-part Fly By series follows the reigning NBA champion behind the scenes for "intimate, personal tour of some of the cities that NBA players call home," according to AdWeek.

First up, Durant sticks close to home by exploring San Francisco with teammate Quinn Cook. The duo makes stops at some of the city's most well-known locales, like Mister Jiu's restaurant and Hyde Street Studios. In other words, Fly By is could be viewed as a travel show through the lens of an NBA superstar, with Los Angeles and Brooklyn rounding out the selected cities.

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For all the talk about Durant being inclined to sign with the New York Knicks in free agency, could his Fly By series offer clues about other possible NBA destinations of interest?

Durant's tour guide in Brooklyn was none other than Nets guard D'Angelo Russell, who is 20.7 points and 6.9 assists this season.

Nets coach Kenny Atkinson, likely thrilled about Durant's decision to "fly by" Brooklyn, contained his excitement to avoid suspicions of tampering that Knicks owner James Dolan has drawn.

But Atkinson had this to say:

Oh, man, I had no idea about that first of all. Listen, I really don't want to comment on it. There's some players in this league who are friendly with each other, and if you want to get together and take a tour of Brooklyn, that's great.

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Free - agent All- NBA star Kevin Durant plans to sign a four-year contract worth up to 4 million to However, Brooklyn can structure Durant 's and Irving's contracts to include 15% of unlikely bonuses Durant had been considering a number of scenarios, including a return to Golden State, while the

Obviously it's a great place to live: We all live there. I'm so proud of it that our staff and all of our players, except for [Jared] Dudley [live there]. … We love living there. I'm glad D'Lo is showing his friends around.

Friend, and future teammate?

Many theorizing on Durant's thinking about free agency trend toward assertions that he wants to go to a city where he can be savior that leads a team out of the NBA doldrums to the Larry O'Brien trophy.

But Russell doesn't see it that way, stating:

I don't think superstars, especially Kevin, want to be the one who has to carry the whole team, the full load on his own. He's in his 30s now, so he definitely wants to go to a team that has a good core, has a good culture, has good guys on the team, and we fit all those categories.

And, for as many reasons as people can argue that Durant might lean towards one city over another, the truth is that his ties to Brooklyn are undeniable:

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Kevin Durant , less than two weeks from free agency "You tend to hear about the market and the opportunities you can get off the basketball court, but I'm blessed, man, to be making what I make as a basketball player." Durant is one of four signature shoe basketball players for Nike ( Kyrie Irving

Durant is managed by RocNation, owned by Jay-Z, who once held minority ownership in the Nets.

Durant is a member of the celebrity-heavy, Manhattan-based Hillsong Church. The church's pastor, Carl Lentz, lives in Brooklyn.

Durant reportedly had a foot operated on by the Nets' foot and ankle specialist, Dr. Martin O'Malley.

Caris LeVert, known as "Baby Durant" to some, has been Durant's workout buddy in recent summers.

So, if Durant's series offers clues into his free agency, plus the rumors we already know, where is he most likely headed in the offseason - Brooklyn Nets, Golden State Warriors, New York Knicks or Los Angeles Lakers?

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