Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden

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Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:48 pm

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired James Harden from the Houston Rockets, which is something Kevin Durant has pushed for 


"This was something Kevin Durant very much wanted," said Adrian Wojnarowski. "He and Harden started talking about this months ago."


Durant can become a free agent again in 2022, which could have been a motivating factor for the Nets.


"Kevin Durant is in the second year of a four-year deal and getting Harden is another reason for Durant to want to stay," added Wojnarowski.


Durant and Harden were teammates early in their careers with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Via Adrian Wojnarowski/ESPN

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Re: Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#2 » by galeon110 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:53 am

So wtf was the point of leaving the Warriors?
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Re: Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#3 » by MitchB3 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:31 am

I thought Shawn Marks was smarter than this.
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Re: Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#4 » by nguyen925 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:46 am

Finally James Harden won't be relied on to carry a team in the playoffs.

He only got to the WCF because his supporting cast beat the Clippers (they choked the lead too) and the Rockets also got to the WCF with Chris Paul nearly closing Warriors out but... one hamstring took it from them.

He, Durant and Irving have no excuse to not win an NBA championship, plus they're in the top heavy East.

Rockets fans knew Harden was a frequent clubber but he seemed like a huge Diva who wanted to take days off of practice to travel to Vegas. Oh well, good riddance !
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Post#5 » by hyberx » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:07 am

galeon110 wrote:So wtf was the point of leaving the Warriors?

KD left OKC so he could play for a real team system. Then he left the Warriors because he doesn't want to be part of a "team" system, LOL.
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Re: Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#6 » by Theo Ratliff » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:14 am

galeon110 wrote:So wtf was the point of leaving the Warriors?

Because he didn't fit in with that Warriors team off of the court. They treated him like a 2 dollar hooker. Even the GM took shots at him during the parade.
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Re: Kevin Durant 'Very Much Wanted' Nets To Trade For James Harden 

Post#7 » by asuran » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:51 am

Individual talent is there, but will it work?
To me they still lacking that leadership type guy.

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