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Kevin Durant confirms ruptured Achilles: ‘Road back starts now’

NY Post (Jared Schwartz) — The NBA’s worst fears have been confirmed. Kevin Durant, who left in the second quarter of the Warriors’ Game 5 win in Toronto, did indeed rupture his Achilles tendon, and underwent surgery Wednesday, providing a bit more clarity for his impending free agency. Durant announced the news on his Instagram. “What’s good everybody I wanted...
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The Kyrie Irving chase is officially on

NY Post (Jared Schwartz) — Kyrie Irving will officially become a free agent. As many expected, the Celtics point guard will not opt in to his $21.3 million deal for next season, becoming eligible to sign a new contract with Boston or elsewhere, according to The Athletic. Irving will hit the open market as one of the top available free...
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Here's the latest on trade talks involving Knicks target Anthony Davis

SYN.tv The trade winds have officially come in, as Anthony Davis news swirled around on Wednesday afternoon. Here's what we know so far:
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Sources: Some in Knicks organization would consider signing Kevin Durant despite ruptured Achilles

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — After Kevin Durant announced Wednesday afternoon that he ruptured his Achilles, the teams interested in Durant are probably asking themselves a question: Do we still pursue him in free agency?
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Latest on trade target Anthony Davis: Celtics, Lakers engaged in talks with Pelicans

SYN.tv (Danny Abriano) — Pelicans star Anthony Davis has requested a trade, informing the team he has no interest in re-signing. With news of Davis wanting out came reports that the Knicks have strong interest in trading for him. Here are the latest rumors...
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Latest on Knicks target Kevin Durant's Achilles injury: KD has surgery, gives update

SYN.tv (Danny Abriano) — Knicks free agent target Kevin Durant suffered an Achilles injury during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, casting a shadow over his future. Here's the latest...
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Anthony Davis’ threats and promises are only getting more extreme

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The man controlling Anthony Davis’ future is giving the Knicks a chance. While the Davis sweepstakes continue, with the Pelicans starting to listen to trade offers again, his agent, Rich Paul, said the Knicks would be nearly as attractive a landing spot for Davis as the Lakers. “The only difference is, they don’t have as...
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Knicks still ready to make push for Kevin Durant signing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OAKLAND – A lot has changed on the Kevin Durant free-agency landscape but not the Knicks’ interest in signing him, according to people familiar with the club’s plans. The Knicks still have two max salary slots and they still intend to explore Durant being part of the franchise whether he is able to play next...
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The option Kevin Durant sees as ‘the last resort’

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The Knicks will still get their chance at an injured Kevin Durant. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday morning that Durant is opposed to opting in to the final year of his Warriors contract as he rehabs and recovers for what is believed to be a ruptured Achilles. “Opting in is last report, $31.5 million...
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Latest on Knicks target Kyrie Irving: The All-Star guard is opting out

SYN.tv (Danny Abriano) — Celtics star Kyrie Irving can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could team up with fellow free agent Kevin Durant on the Knicks this summer has picked up steam since the Kristaps Porzingis trade cleared two max slots for New York. Here are the latest rumors...
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Latest on Knicks free agent target Kevin Durant: Opting in with Warriors a 'last resort'

SYN.tv (Danny Abriano) — Warriors star Kevin Durant can be a free agent after the season, and the idea that he could join the Knicks this summer took a hit when he suffered an Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Here's the latest...
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Latest on trade target Anthony Davis: Agent explains why Knicks are desirable long-term spot

SYN.tv (Danny Abriano) — Pelicans star Anthony Davis has requested a trade, informing the team he has no interest in re-signing. With news of Davis wanting out came reports that the Knicks have strong interest in trading for him. Here are the latest rumors...
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Sources: Some in Knicks organization would consider signing Kevin Durant despite Achilles injury

SYN.tv (Ian Begley) — As Kevin Durant awaits the results of an MRI to determine the severity of his Achilles injury, the teams interested in Durant are probably asking themselves a question: if, in the worst-case scenario, Durant has a torn Achilles, do we still pursue him in free agency?
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Potential Plan Bs for Knicks after devastating Kevin Durant injury

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Durant’s feared torn Achilles tendon could sway him not to opt out of the $31 million left on his contract since he may miss next season. Pairing KD with another star was the Knicks’ Plan A, but now they may have to pivot. The Post’s Marc Berman looks at their options: 1. Sign Kawhi...
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Knicks reportedly among teams with interest in free agent Kemba Walker

SYN.tv If the Hornets do not offer Kemba Walker a fifth year, the Knicks could emerge as one of the possible destinations for the All-Star point guard.
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