New details emerge regarding Kevin Durant's contract with the Nets

Drew Shiller

Kevin Durant signed a four-year contract with the Warriors in free agency.

Yes, you read that right.

He then was shipped to Brooklyn in the sign-and-trade that brought D'Angelo Russell to the Dubs.

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Details matter! And speaking of details -- the two-time NBA Finals MVP most likely will become a free agent again in the summer of 2022, not 2023.

Why? Because KD's deal contains a player option in Year 4.

Jeff Siegel of Early Bird Rights has the details:

In addition, shortly after Durant announced he would sign with Brooklyn, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the 10-time All-Star's deal was not a full max:

But when you factor in the "likely bonuses," the former Warrior should end up getting max money.

After winning his first title with the Dubs, Durant agreed to a contract that paid him $25 million in 2017-18 when he could have made just under $34.7 million.

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After going back-to-back, he agreed to a contract that paid him $30 million in 2018-19 when he could have made $35.3 million.

Lastly, this certainly is interesting:

Get well, Kevin.

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New details emerge regarding Kevin Durant's contract with the Nets originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area

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