NBA Fans React to Kevin Durant Requesting Trade From the Nets

Kevin Durant sent the NBA into a frenzy when news surfaced that he requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets hours before the league's free agency period began.

Kevin Durant looks on NBA playoff game against the Celtics.

Kevin Durant looks on against the Boston Celtics during Game 3 of the Eastern Conference First Round NBA Playoffs.

Kevin Durant looks on NBA playoff game against the Celtics.

Kevin Durant sent shockwaves throughout the NBA Thursday when the news surfaced that he had requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets

While rumors of Durant wanting out of Brooklyn have been swirling for weeks, confirmation of his desire to part ways with the team he joined on this day three years ago added another ripple just hours before the league’s free agency period was set to begin. As expected, the news led to some interesting reactions on Twitter, ranging from people trying to process the constant shifting of the roster in his three years as a member of the Nets to wondering where it all went wrong to figuring out where he could be headed next. 

Check out some of the reactions below. 

Kevin Durant waiting for Kyrie to opt in only so he can request a trade later

— No. 1 Celtics Hater (@JomiAdeniran) June 30, 2022

So the Nets did everything Durant wanted them to do. They handed him the keys. Changed the coach. Acquired Harden, then traded Harden. Now he wants out...Just Amazing.

— Moose™ (@MarcMalusis) June 30, 2022


— Joel “Troel” Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) June 30, 2022

The Knicks were clowned by EVERYONE after failing to sign Kevin Durant or Kyrie Irving

And now, the duo is leaving Brooklyn

The Nets won 1 more playoff series than the Knicks did in that timespan

— KnicksMuse (@KnicksMuse) June 30, 2022

Kyrie: we are running it back now that I’ve opted in!
Kevin Durant:

— ry (@NinjaBands) June 30, 2022

I’d like to see KD in Dallas, Denver or Phoenix

— Wilson Chandler (@wilsonchandler) June 30, 2022

@KDTrey5 🚀🚀 Bron, KD, AD 🏆

— Lamar Jackson (@Lj_era8) June 30, 2022

Funniest places the Nets can trade Kevin Durant to, ranked:

1. OKC

— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) June 30, 2022
Warriors fans watching KD request a trade from the Nets
What a run for Brooklyn. 🔥🔥🔥

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