Even after breaking the right Achilles tendon, Kevin Durant remained the great star of the free agency of NBA, scene that began this Sunday and where several important signatures were already given.
And just as he had done when he agreed with Golden State and made the news known by a letter in the Players Tribune, a digital player platform, the aler announced via Instagram to will stop playing in the Warriors to go to the Brooklyn Nets.
In addition to Durant, who will write for four years in exchange for $ 164 million, Brooklyn took over Kyrie Irving, who will leave Boston and will agree on a four-year contract and 141 million.
Durant, who You will miss the whole season coming, Had the opportunity to continue in the team of san francisco bay for another year, as he had a season with a valid link, which he could charge about $ 31 million. This thought gained weight when his injury occurred, in the fifth match of the league final against Toronto.
But already during the first few hours after his break-up in Achilles, several managers of various franchisees were adopted off that they were willing to invest in him, despite signing him would mean he resigned a season without his services.
Kevin Durant, in the hospital bed, after surgery on his right Achilles tendon.
Photo: Instagram (@easymoneysniper)
For the net, this is one of the most important additions to its history without a doubt the most relevant since they left New Jersey for Brooklyn.
The franchise is investing strongly in the beginning, signing cracks (although in retreat) like Kevin Garnett and Paul Piercebut, although he qualified for the playoffs in the first three years, he never achieved convincing success and in recent seasons he fell to the ostracism before resuming his last campaign in which he had Argentine Pablo Prigioni as part of technical staff.