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SportEnes Kanter Believes Kevin Durant Will Be Big Brother Kyrie Irving ‘Needs’

10:15  11 september  2019
10:15  11 september  2019 Source:   nesn.com

Kenny Smith: Nets should contend for East title ... with or without Kevin Durant

  Kenny Smith: Nets should contend for East title ... with or without Kevin Durant Speaking at the NBA Crossover event in London, two-time NBA champion Kenny Smith said the Nets should contend for the Eastern Conference championship — with or without Kevin Durant. Although the Nets have not provided a timetable for KD’s return —and won’t— there’s a growing consensus around the league that we’ll see No. 7 on the court sometime this season. But even with Durant in street clothes, TNT’s Smith thinks the Nets will have enough to make some noise, noting the addition of Kyrie Irving to a strong core that made the playoffs last year. Irving, he said, has something to prove.

Former Knicks center Enes Kanter was once one of the biggest Kevin Durant -to-New York Will Durant ever be fully healthy after tearing his right Achilles? And can he return to the court next Knicks great Clyde Frazier was 'shocked' when Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving signed with the

Irving was a strong contender for NCAA Freshman of the Year until he suffered a severe ligament injury in his right big toe Irving also stated that he believes in other conspiracy theories, such as the idea that John F. Kennedy was killed by the Federal Kyrie Irving . Derrick Williams. Enes Kanter .

Enes Kanter has been a busy man since joining the Boston Celtics.

Enes Kanter Believes Kevin Durant Will Be Big Brother Kyrie Irving ‘Needs’© Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 5: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics speaks with Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors after the game on March 5, 2019 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California.

Aside from being excited to watch his teammates participate on the U.S. men's national basketball team in the 2019 FIBA World Cup and appearing on WWE, the center is giving his opinions on Bleacher Report's "The Full 48" show.

Kanter already won Celtics' fans over when he took a jab at former Celtic Kyrie Irving by saying "I want to be the reason no one else will wear it," when asked why he chose to wear No. 11 at his introductory press conference. And he seized the opportunity again to take a shot at the now-Nets star, saying he needs Kevin Durant in Brooklyn with him.

Enes Kanter says free agents are scared of Knicks because of ownership

Enes Kanter says free agents are scared of Knicks because of ownership Despite all that New York has to offer in money and spotlight, the Knicks' chase for superstar free agents has been defined by rejection. According to Enes Kanter, who discussed this topic with his peers, there's a specific reason for the failures: James Dolan. "Not many people know that, but players talk. From different teams, they talk," Kanter said on the Full 48 podcast with Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck. “I’m not blaming anybody. I had an amazing time with the Knicks. But other teammates I talked to or if they’re on different teams, they always said, ‘Amazing city, MSG is amazing. Everything is so good. But the ownership.

In light of all the bonding Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant seem to be doing at All-Star weekend, would it Yes, Kevin Durant of two-time defending NBA champion Golden State who is part of what will be one Enes Kanter 's record-setting summer - new Celtics big man hosting 45 FREE basketball camps.

Lest you be struck by one of Enes Kanter 's just barely off-the-mark full-court heaves. At the end of the third quarter of Wednesday night's game between Oklahoma City and Portland, Kanter threw up what may have been the But anything that makes Kevin Durant laugh this hard has to be good, right?

“I just want (Durant) to, you know, I hope he recovers 100% and comes back healthy,” Kanter said on "The Full 48," as transcribed by WEEI.com. “But I think it's gonna be good for him because Kyrie needs a big brother. Yeah, I think Kyrie needs a big brother and I think KD's that guy.”

*Pause for applause*

Of course, Irving reportedly wanted out of Cleveland when he and LeBron James were teammates on the Cavaliers. And his tenure in Boston was tumultuous with many questioning whether he indeed could be a leader in the locker room.

Only time will tell how Irving and Durant mesh (or clash, for that matter). But we'll be waiting for a while as Durant recovers from a torn Achilles.

Kevin Durant talks about Nets teammates in first interview since signing in Brooklyn.
In his first interview since signing a four-year deal with Brooklyn this offseason, Kevin Durant was eager to talk about anything but basketball, but he couldn’t help but talk a bit about his old team, and a bit about his new one. In the interview, a Streamyard app interview with YouTuber Chris Henderson, also known as SeeHendo, Durant relived winning his first NBA championship with the Golden State Warriors in 2017. Durant just wanted to bask in the moment and live in every second that went by. “From the buzzer going off to what the fans were doing while the buzzer went off, the confetti,” he said.

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