What You Don’t REALIZE About Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving Signing With The Nets (Ft. NBA Free Agency)

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  • Published: 01 July 2019
  • Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving went to the Brooklyn Nets in this crazy NBA Free Agency, but there’s more to this Durant and Kyrie signing for the Nets. #NBA #Durant #Kyrie
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    The bromance was real the whole time, Kyrie and KD. Kevin Durant is signing a 4 year $164 million dollar deal and Kyrie Irving signed a 4 year $141 million dollar deal. The Knicks just got finessed. But the Nets have more than just those two and with Deandre on the way, let’s break all this down including their problems.

    The Brooklyn Nets had planned to have major cap space in the 2019 free agency which led them to have $68 million dollars in cap space for this scenario to happen. With Durant and Kyrie signing that uses up all their current cap space without getting rid of any of the players they currently have. That means the Nets are in a far better situation than the Lakers who besides LeBron and AD, have one really good budding star in Kyle Kuzma. The Nets have a whole playoff roster that is young. Spencer Dinwiddie who just averaged 16.8 points and 4.6 assists while playing the 6th man role, which is the role he would be playing again now that they have Kyrie Irving. Deandre Jordan is on the way whom I will talk about, you also have the young fro who’s been blocking everyone in Jarrett Allen. He’s not your stretch big man, he’s your old school big man that dominates the paint, averaging 10.9 points and 8.4 rebounds in 26 minutes of play last season. And get this, he’s only 20. He’s got room to improve and grow from here. When it comes to defense, he’s averaging 1.6 blocks a game, but more importantly, he’s impacting shots. Now you might not know Joe Harris, but he’s the guy who the 3 point contest this year so let me reintroduce him. Meet Joe Harris, the guy that shot over 47% from 3 this season. He’s a 6’ 6” knockdown shooter that provides great floor spacing. There’s not much more to Joe Harris’s game beside 3 point shooting, but he’s so good at it and in this type of roster, you need guys to have defined roles and so there you go. He’s also 27 years old. Caris LeVert returned from injury this year after being a solid role players playing both the 2 and the 3. I see him as a guy who’s just a solid role player who can handle the ball and create his own shot. On top of that, you have Deandre Jordan, a former member of lob city, you know when he did this to Brandon Knight. Just last season, he averaged 11 points and 13.1 rebounds per game which was the 3rd highest in the league. And him and KD are close which is good for team chemistry.

    Everything looks great right? Yeah, but let’s talk about Kyrie and KD because if we talking about a dynasty, we need to talk about these 3 and the potential problems the Nets have. Kevin Durant is 30 years old coming off a ruptured achilles. We honestly don’t know what we are gonna get from KD. Is he gonna come back and be that dominant guy we saw in the playoffs, giving you 35 a night? He will also sit out the next season meaning we are going to see Durant back when he’s 32. From that moment on, he’s going to have 3 years left on that contract. 32 is an age many players begin to slow down, but with the new age of medicine, it seems that players are playing at a higher level for longer. We’ve also seen the greats like Jordan and LeBron be extremely effective and dominant to the age of 35. I don’t think there are any questions on Kyrie being effective till the age of 31. He’s 27 right now and about to really head into his prime. I think people forget just how good Kyrie is. In the 2016 NBA Finals, Kyrie averaged 27 points while playing alongside LeBron and hitting the shot. He just averaged 24.4 A pairing of him and Durant seems interesting because Kyrie wanted a team to be his team and Durant wanted to have his rings mean more. There is however injury history with Kyrie and his knees. He got injured in the 2015 NBA Finals and in 2018, he was sidelined with a knee injury for the entire playoffs. Both KD and Kyrie are the two superstars that make the Nets this championship team, but both are question marks in terms of health. On top of that, the Nets have no real power forward. That would leave Durant at the 4, but that wouldn’t be the best spot for Durant who’s best position is the 3. That’s something that can be answered next free agency with the free cap they have.

    So yeah, we look at these signings and we go crazy because Irving and Durant are actually together, but choosing to go to Brooklyn was a smart choice because the structure and pieces they already have are meant to last for years. There are still some questions to be answered on health and their power forward spot, but I mean, the Nets somehow accomplished the impossible and did a rebuild with no draft picks. But what do you think? Who’s winning the 2020 NBA championship?
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  • MJ2KALLDAY
    MJ2KALLDAY   5 months back

    So what are your thoughts? 2020 NBA Champions? 🤔
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    • Major Red Ball
      Major Red Ball  2 weeks back

      You were so wrong about the lakers smh

    • Robert Weekes
      Robert Weekes  5 months back

      Clips show

    • nativekiowa
      nativekiowa  5 months back

      Whats the name of the song at the end of the video

    • David Moravec
      David Moravec  5 months back

      Lakers, clippers or gsw. And boston and nets right behind them

    • pedroiscool13
      pedroiscool13  5 months back

      What's the outro song of your video? It sounds nice.

  • Donte Scott
    Donte Scott  13 hours back

    The Lakers are going to win

    • 10 Minutes Craft
      10 Minutes Craft  3 days back

      Then LeBron and Curry

      • Valentino Mubayed
        Valentino Mubayed  4 days back

        Kyrie Durant

        • Treshon Petteway
          Treshon Petteway  5 days back

          Ik I’m very late but kyrie Durant

          • david intia
            david intia  5 days back

            Kyrie Durant

            • Dr. 1017
              Dr. 1017  5 days back

              All nets need is defensive players

              • CJ
                CJ  6 days back

                Lakers are gonna win a chip

                • Lonette Tibbs
                  Lonette Tibbs  1 weeks back

                  pooping on your face

                  • Lonette Tibbs
                    Lonette Tibbs  1 weeks back

                    the king

                    • Domo Jones
                      Domo Jones  1 weeks back

                      I dont see them meshing

                      • Peter Kasen
                        Peter Kasen  2 weeks back

                        This video did not age well. You may want to have patience. Not rush to judgement. LA is 15-2. Their bench and prowess to close out teams in the 4th, even when behind are the signs of a championship skin. Sorry but I do not think KD will ever be the same player he was post injury, and we are seeing an eye test of how the Nets truly are this season without him. Kyrie is amazing, I am a huge fan of his game, unfortunately he is not a leader yet.

                        • Major Red Ball
                          Major Red Ball  2 weeks back

                          This guy was so wrong about the Lakers lmao

                          • Ezra Przytyk
                            Ezra Przytyk  3 weeks back

                            who here after all kyrie is doing is trying to be a hero and making the nets worse

                            • Will Robinson
                              Will Robinson  1 months back

                              Kyrie Durant

                              • gullintanni
                                gullintanni  2 months back

                                Sorry Mac, the Nets are a borderline playoff team, not a contender. You forget that KD had a catastrophic injury that nobody recovers 100% from. Kyrie also does hamper the success of his teammates with his ball stopping and overdribbling. I don't see the Nets as anything but 1st round fodder for the top 4 teams in the East. No way are they better than the Sixers, Bucks, Celtics and Pacers.

                                • leo christy
                                  leo christy  2 months back

                                  Pg: Kyrie Irving
                                  Sg: Joe Harris
                                  Sf: Kevin Durant
                                  Pf: Jaret Allen
                                  C: Deandre Jordan

                                  This team will at least go to conference finals without kd but if he is there then the nets will go to the finals

                                  • Noreen Castillo
                                    Noreen Castillo  2 months back

                                    I can't believe d'angelo signed at warriors im so happy no offense but they are gonna be a dangerous combo they are both sharp-shooters and draymond for defense

                                    • PMegsters ss
                                      PMegsters ss  2 months back

                                      I think it will be brooklyn vs Warriors

                                      • Shalom Dovber Davidoff
                                        Shalom Dovber Davidoff  2 months back

                                        Lakers are gonna destroy this season

                                        • ryan kengni
                                          ryan kengni  2 months back

                                          your videos are jiggy jiggy it means good also kyrie durant

                                          • Neill Carrish
                                            Neill Carrish  2 months back

                                            Lebum

                                            • Jason Williams
                                              Jason Williams  2 months back

                                              KD tried to do Kyrie's move that shook up Steph real bad lol?

                                              • babyChamberlain Goodman
                                                babyChamberlain Goodman  2 months back

                                                They should sign Carmelo Anthony for the power forward position

                                                • babyChamberlain Goodman
                                                  babyChamberlain Goodman  2 months back

                                                  What about Russell

                                                  • Trell Sims
                                                    Trell Sims  2 months back

                                                    Brandon Knight always getting bodied

                                                    • Will Clements
                                                      Will Clements  2 months back

                                                      Everybody giving lakers excuses like they aren’t deep smh ad is a monster easily top 5 also bron kuz mcgee Howard boogie KCP green Caruso rondo cook I’m missing someone also

                                                      • Ryan Naughton
                                                        Ryan Naughton  2 months back

                                                        Kyrie Durant

                                                        • Mason Barrett
                                                          Mason Barrett  2 months back

                                                          Inaccurate analysis on Caris Levert and Joe Harris, a lot more to their game then you said, Joe has a better percentage around the rim then Lebron and played team USA. Levert was a bonafide number one option on a playoff team during the playoffs and before his injury

                                                          • Adrian Brown
                                                            Adrian Brown  2 months back

                                                            The nets taking over the east💯

                                                            • Joaquin Don Te (238JoaTe)

                                                              Insta joate

                                                              • Shawn Story
                                                                Shawn Story  2 months back

                                                                With kyrie and durant isoball those other guys will not get the touches thry got last year🤷‍♂️

                                                                • Edward Hernandez
                                                                  Edward Hernandez  2 months back

                                                                  Kyrie durant

                                                                  • vTBK Fvnesse
                                                                    vTBK Fvnesse  3 months back

                                                                    I bet they won’t win it all tho.

                                                                    • Nicholas Xiong
                                                                      Nicholas Xiong  3 months back

                                                                      Kyrie Durant

                                                                      • Lakwatserong Kuripot
                                                                        Lakwatserong Kuripot  3 months back

                                                                        KYRIEDURANT

                                                                        • Edgar Duran
                                                                          Edgar Duran  3 months back

                                                                          Joe Harris shot 19% from three in the playoffs

                                                                          • Nelson
                                                                            Nelson  3 months back

                                                                            Joe Harris is also decent at slashing btw

                                                                            • Baller Life
                                                                              Baller Life  3 months back

                                                                              Kyrie durant

                                                                              • Yxng Daxi
                                                                                Yxng Daxi  3 months back

                                                                                Brooklyn Nets all the way

                                                                                Oh yh and Kyrie Durrant
                                                                                Only realists understand

                                                                                • Oju Daniel-Kalio
                                                                                  Oju Daniel-Kalio  3 months back

                                                                                  Kyrie and Durant are traders

                                                                                  • B E
                                                                                    B E  3 months back

                                                                                    I think they will understand each other the best as teammates

                                                                                    • Spencer Dinwiddie
                                                                                      Spencer Dinwiddie  3 months back

                                                                                      This video is awful joe Harris is the nets best cutter and a good driver not just a shooter levert specialty is defense and driving this dude clearly didn't watch the nets last year but wants to make a video on them

                                                                                      • Spencer Dinwiddie
                                                                                        Spencer Dinwiddie  3 months back

                                                                                        Oh yea and the nets didn't renounce dlo they traded him for Durant and a 1st

                                                                                    • Havxc
                                                                                      Havxc  3 months back

                                                                                      Kyrie Durant

                                                                                      • Captain Jaber
                                                                                        Captain Jaber  3 months back

                                                                                        It's not gonna matter what anyone thinks or says, the Nets will be hammering teams night in and night out with a healthy KD and Kyrie Irving. If KD comes back to form around next year, they will certainly be legitimate contenders for a championship.

                                                                                        • david zand
                                                                                          david zand  3 months back

                                                                                          The nets are now a contestable team😄, this will be fun

                                                                                          • Nico Niel Divinagracia
                                                                                            Nico Niel Divinagracia  3 months back

                                                                                            Nah they will not win the finals.

                                                                                            • Muazar Mohammed
                                                                                              Muazar Mohammed  3 months back

                                                                                              I wonder how this team would’ve worked out if dlo stayed