Windhorst: Durant Forced Warriors to Include First-Round Pick in D'Angelo Russell Deal

Complex - 07-11


While Kevin Durant has faced charges of being a mercenary out for himself ever since he ended up as the final piece of the superteam Golden State Warriors, new details about his trade to the Brooklyn Nets prove that he has his new team’s best interest at heart. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Durant forced the Warriors to give the Nets a first-round pick in the deal. Durant allegedly believed that a straight-up one-for-one trade to the Nets for D’Angelo Russell would be unfair to Brooklyn.