Adrian Wojnarowski was the first to report this incredible news, with multiple other NBA insiders coming immediately after to confirm it. It’s a stunning development that suddenly thrusts the Nets into the national spotlight.
As the decision by Durant circulated around social media, the basketball community as a whole offered various reactions to the news.
Many went right to offering condolences to the New York Knicks, who were desperately hoping to land the superstar.
Others took a more league-wide view of the Durant news.
No matter how you slice it, the Durant news caught everyone by surprise, and it has league-wide ramifications for the next few years.