Kevin Durant Gets Honest About Kyrie Irving Trade Request
Kevin Durant is currently a member of the Phoenix Suns. Overall, this would not have happened without Kyrie Irving and his infamous trade request. With Kyrie claiming to want a long-term deal, the Nets made it clear that they had some reservations. Consequently, Irving was offended and he decided to ask for a move. Subsequently, he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks which then led to the Durant trade.
Now, the entire Western Conference has been shaken up. Although some fans hate how quickly the NBA can change, others find this exciting. The West is going to be extremely interesting come playoff time, and in the eyes of many, the Suns are favorites to win it all. However, there are others who are curious about Durant’s feelings toward Kyrie. On the most recent episode of The ETCs, Durant revealed exactly how everything made him feel.
Kevin Durant Speaks
“I’m disappointed that we didn’t finish the season, but I also know that we’re all our own separate entities,” Durant said. “We all move and do the things that we wanna do for our careers. I can’t fault somebody for doing that, even though it might have been at our expense as a team. But that’s who he is and that’s what he wanted to and I can’t have a problem with that. I don’t wanna act like I wasn’t upset that we didn’t finish the season because I love playing with Kai, I wanted to see where we can go with that because we were both playing at a high level. … We haven’t had a conversation but eventually we will.”
Clearly, Durant and Kyrie are still cool with one another. At the end of the day, Kyrie made a decision and KD respects that. Although, there is no doubt that these two could have made a run together in Brooklyn. Now, it seems like KD is much better suited for a deep playoff run. Let us know what you think of KD’s remarks, in the comments below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for more news from the sports world.