As Kevin Durant ramps up his efforts to force a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, he may be eyeing two particular teams as potential landing spots. The Boston Celtics are a “desired landing spot” of Durant’s, according to Ian Begley of SNY. Durant would also be interested in the Philadelphia 76ers, Begley says. Some members of the 76ers have pushed for the team to engage in trade talks, though no serious discussions have occurred.
In the modern NBA, the term “player empowerment” gets thrown around a lot. Realistically, it’s more like “star player empowerment”. After all, your average role player has as little say in where he played as he ever has. In fact, one might argue he has less. When a star demands a trade, role players are frequently involved in order to match salaries.
It seems that the Philadelphia 76ers are the latest contending team that sees a Kevin Durant trade as a way
BOSTON -- We've known that Kevin Durant wants out of Brooklyn since the end of June, and he had Miami and Phoenix on his preferred list of destinations shortly after he made his initial request. That list is now expanding after Durant doubled-down on his demand over the weekend, with the Boston Celtics right in the thick of things.Durant considers Boston a "desired landing spot," according to Ian Begley of SNY. He'd also like to play alongside Celtics guard Marcus Smart, according to Begley.Like every team, the Celtics have inquired a Durant trade with the Nets, but they haven't liked...
To the surprise of few (or many), disgruntled Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant would like to reunite with James Harden in a move out of Brooklyn. ESPN's Frank Isola reported on Wednesday that Durant is interested in playing with Harden again. Durant and Harden played a little under a year together in Brooklyn before Harden was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers, where he has since re-signed on a long-term deal.
Durant eyeing Sixers as a trade landing spot? originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia. The Kevin Durant trade-or-not-trade scenario has gone through roughly 100 iterations by now, and it still seems like the superstar has his qualms about returning to the Brooklyn Nets next year. The teams initially believed to...
According to Ian Begley of SNY, there are high-ranking members of the Sixers who’ve felt strongly about engaging with Brooklyn on a Durant trade. Also, Begley states that KD reportedly views the 76ers and Celtics as desired landing spots. Could this have anything to do with Harden & KD hanging out recently? Today, we break it all down and give our thoughts on whether this is actually realistic. #Sixers #SixersNews #JamesHarden #KevinDurant #JoelEmbiid #BenSimmons #KyrieIrving #NBA #NBANews #NBARumors #Celtics #Nets
The Brooklyn Nets have yet to move their disgruntled superstar Kevin Durant. As Durant requested a trade earlier in the offseason, the Nets made it clear that they wanted a historical return for the star. So far, the Nets haven’t had any luck finding the right deal. Sometimes, time heals all, but ...
Avery Bradley is still a free agent on August 10. Last season, he played for the Los Angeles Lakers, and the best years of his career came on with the Boston Celtics. I believe the Philadelphia 76ers should sign him.
While the team has brought back James Harden and added some role players like P.J. Tucker, De'Anthony Melton and Danuel House, they could still make a run at the disgruntled Nets forward. According to Nets and NBA Reporter Ian Begley of SNY the Sixers brass might have interest in making...
According to Sixers reporter Derek Bodner, the NBA is actively investigating the 76ers and could issue one of the biggest penalties in recent memory. Today, we break it all down and talk about whether this is fair. #Sixers #SixersNews #JamesHarden #DarylMorey #PJTucker #DanuelHouse #NBA #NBANews #nbabreakingnews #ESPN
CLEVELAND — Following a breakthrough 2021-22 season, we now know when the Cleveland Cavaliers will be back on the court. On Wednesday, the Cavs announced their 2022 preseason schedule, which will begin with a road game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Oct. 5. After that, Cleveland will host the 76ers on Oct. 10 and Atlanta Hawks on Oct. 12 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, before closing out their exhibition schedule on Oct. 14 on the road against the Orlando Magic.
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Steve Courtin, a Delaware County Hall of Famer who came from St. James High in Chester and made it to the 76ers, died Saturday. He was 79, writes Terry Toohey for the Daily Times. “He was an exceptional all-around athlete,” said former Saint Joseph’s athletic director Don DiJulia, a teammate...
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As they prepare to try to improve on a 44-38 record in 2021-22, the Cavaliers will open the preseason on Oct. 5 at Philadelphia, the team announced Wednesday. That will be followed by home games against the 76ers (Oct. 10) and the Atlanta Hawks (Oct. 12), and a road game at the Orlando Magic (Oct. 14).