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Kevin Durant reiterated to Nets owner that he wants to be traded

Kevin Durant told the owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Joe Tsaiwho wants to be traded, reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago, a perso


told the owner of the , Joe Tsaiwho wants to be traded, reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago, a person with knowledge of the matter confirmed late Monday.

during also told Tsai who cares about the direction of the Nets under the coach and the general manager Sean Marksaid the person who spoke with Associated Press under condition of anonymity because neither the perennial all-star nor the team confirmed the details of the public speaking.

The Athletic first reported the details of Durant-Tsai’s latest meeting.

“Our front office and coaching staff have my support,” Tsai tweeted Monday night. “We will make decisions in the best interest of the Brooklyn Nets.”

This is the latest phase in a saga that began on June 30, when Durant told the Nets that he wanted a fair trade as this summer’s free-agent period began.

Durant is not a free agent; are left four years and $198 million on his contract with the Nets, who will undoubtedly demand a large number of players and draft picks in any trade deal for the 12-time All-Star, four-time scoring champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist. Medalist and two-time champion of the .

The NBA Commissioner, Adam Silverhas never been a fan of business lawsuits going public.

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