Kevin Durant has had fairly the summer time. Not solely did he lead the USA to a gold medal within the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, however he additionally signed an enormous contract extension with the Brooklyn Nets.
As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, this can be a most extension price $198 million over 4 years. Durant declined his 2022-23 participant choice and shall be prolonged off of his $42 million wage for the 2021-22 season.
This can preserve Durant beneath contract by means of the 2025-26 season.
After dropping within the second spherical of the playoffs to the Milwaukee Bucks, who went on to win the NBA Finals, the Nets will look to remain wholesome and make a deep playoff run within the 2021-22 season.
Durant averaged 26.9 factors, 7.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists per contest within the common season adopted by 34.3 factors, 9.3 rebounds and 4.4 assists in 12 postseason video games.