After three successful seasons with The Golden State Warriors, two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant is set to sign a four year deal reportedly worth $164m with the Brooklyn Nets. Kevin Durants will join the Brooklyn Nets after the free agency period ends in July 6.
The two-time NBA champion accumulated incredible wins with the Golden State Warriors in 2017 and 2018 earning MVP titles in both years.
In a statement released on Instagram by ESPN docu-series ‘The Boardroom’,
“Kevin Durant has confirmed he will sign a max deal with the Brooklyn Netswhen the free agent moratorium period ends on July 6th”.
Kevin Durant is one of the executive producers of the series alongside business partner, Rich Kleiman.
Due to his ruptured Achilles during one of the games of the Golden States’ finals, the 6ft ‘9 10-time All star is not expected to feature for the Brooklyn Nets next season. Durant has missed most of the post season this year and his team were beat at the NBA finals by the Toronto Raptors. Prior to their defeat, Kevin had returned in the game five finals of the 2019 NBA finals against the Raptors after a month-long absence, and unexpectedly ruptured his achilles.
Kevin Durant previously played for the Oklahoma City Thunder before signing to the Golden State Warriors in 2016. He averaged 25.8 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per regular season game while in Oakland. He played there for three years.