Long before Steve Nash became the Nets' head coach, he crossed paths with his new team's superstar. Still an NBA player, Nash started mentoring Kevin Durant in 2013, then a rising star with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
In an event aimed at high school, college and graduate students who want to get into teh business of sports, Kevin Durant talked about how he’s grown professionally, how collaboration, vulnerability and studying others’ success have all played a role. The “Young CEO” program, part of a partnership between Durant’s The Boardroom and Overtime, also featured Steve Nash, Adam Silver and Naomi Osaka, the top-ranked women’s tennis player in the world.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal stopped by the JJ Redick Podcast to give his take on a number of topics ranging from trade rumors to All-Star snubs. One of the topics was the NBA restart, and how it might help Brooklyn Nets superstars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant. The NBA Board of Governors is currently faced with an uphill decision on targeting an exact date for the 2020-21 season to commence.