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

Jun 30, 2019
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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?

  • So what are your thoughts? 2020 NBA Champions? 🤔 You missed my live reaction on Twitch- www.twitch.tv/mjallday2k Make sure you set notifications to all to not miss ANYTHING 🔥

    • You were so wrong about the lakers smh

      Major Red BallMajor Red Ball11 months ago
    • Clips show

      Robert WeekesRobert WeekesYear ago
    • Whats the name of the song at the end of the video

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

      Armando MoralesArmando MoralesYear ago
    • What's the outro song of your video? It sounds nice.

      pedroiscool13pedroiscool13Year ago
  • How are you talking about a dynasty? THEY Haven't done a damn thing.

    X-Ghost- 22X-Ghost- 2215 days ago
  • F*CK The Nets, KD is still a snake. Kyrie is a head case.

    X-Ghost- 22X-Ghost- 2215 days ago
  • Kyrie kd

    Μιχάλης ΣούποςΜιχάλης Σούπος21 day ago
  • 🤣🤣I like the ooouu!..when someone get smacked

    Thato CavanThato Cavan2 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    Bizzy is Busy ProductionsBizzy is Busy Productions3 months ago
  • Wats the name of the ending song

    Paul BernardPaul Bernard4 months ago
  • Adding Bradley Beal to this mix= Nets V Lakers Championship!!

    Shaw BriggsShaw Briggs4 months ago
  • Starters PG: Kyrie Irving SG: Joe Harris SF: Kevin Durant PF: Deandre Jordan C: Jarret Allen

    Patrick GaniPatrick Gani5 months ago
  • Bruh the lakers are stacked

    Will ClementsWill Clements5 months ago
  • Dude I just realized that Kevin Durant is the only SF/PF to play alongside with Russel Westbrook, Stephen Curry and sooner to be Kyrie Irving

    abdirahman Muktar yusufabdirahman Muktar yusuf5 months ago
  • Nets are goin to be a problem But if bron kepts playin like this for 2 r 3 more years its goin to be hard for them trust me two even tho im a Lakers fan the clippers are to be a problem from them💯

    Kizz AroundKizz Around5 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    Conner Iversen (Student)Conner Iversen (Student)6 months ago
  • Kyrie durant

    Gregory KenmoeGregory Kenmoe6 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Chase GrantChase Grant6 months ago

    obrian obriannobrian obriann6 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    Kobe scott LafradesKobe scott Lafrades6 months ago
  • 8:17 Pause Is Curry Shoe on Kyrie Shoe ?

    FreezyFreezy7 months ago
  • corona comeback

    HannoHanno7 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Prince DineroPrince Dinero8 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Jermaul YoloJermaul Yolo8 months ago
  • 1:50 fast forward to now. Lakers roster is solid 2nd best record in the league....Nets roster main 3 dealing with injury's Durant (Achilles) Irving (shoulder bursitis/mental health) Jordan (finger) record under .500. Just goes to show watch a couple games with healthy players before believing the hype people don't even know if Durant will be the same after all the foot, calf injuries that came before the torn achilles.

    Timothy CohenTimothy Cohen8 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    Tylor CooreTylor Coore9 months ago
  • Always look good on paper

    stoicien31stoicien319 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Shade Sparxza on 60 hzShade Sparxza on 60 hz9 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    davedave9 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    itzaidenitzaiden9 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Sawyer OllberdingSawyer Ollberding9 months ago
  • Next year it's going to be team kd vs team lebron in the all star game

    Lebron 913Lebron 9139 months ago
  • Kevin Irving

    Cyrus ChristoCyrus Christo9 months ago
  • Kevin Irving

    Intrinsic_BMEIntrinsic_BME9 months ago
  • lakers

    Elemental BlazeElemental Blaze9 months ago
  • KD a snake and Kyrie a loon in the Brooklyn net

    The DozierThe Dozier9 months ago
  • who else loves the background music?

    Wazzzup its JinseoWazzzup its Jinseo9 months ago
  • Love your videos man keep up the good work

    Raul MiguelRaul Miguel9 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    Sarvajeeth MareeduSarvajeeth Mareedu9 months ago
  • Kyrie for life

    Ezra DunhamEzra Dunham9 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Ezra DunhamEzra Dunham9 months ago
  • kyrie durant

    ?Flicks ??Flicks ?9 months ago
  • Kyrie durant

    richard millerrichard miller10 months ago
  • Durant Kyrie

    YeetverseYeetverse10 months ago
  • Kyrie durant

    ElitezSZNElitezSZN10 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Gannon JohnsonGannon Johnson10 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Space GratisSpace Gratis10 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Jeremiah GastadorJeremiah Gastador10 months ago
  • Damm The Nets complete a new best team

    David_is_vibinDavid_is_vibin10 months ago
  • Kyrie durant

    H1 3UH1 3U10 months ago
  • LeVerts numbers are skewed. He was avg 21-6-5 before his injurt and avg similiar numbers in the playoffs when healthy again. His avg fell to 14 cuz of low minutes and reduced production returning from a devasting injury. He should of been listed as the 3rd best player on the team after KD and Kyrie

    Craig HauserCraig Hauser10 months ago
  • lmao, nets is better without kyrie

    herson bermudezherson bermudez10 months ago
  • Imagine the Warriors fixing their bench problem and then getting a lottery pick.....

    Lorenzo BrownerLorenzo Browner10 months ago
  • The Lakers are going to win

    Donte ScottDonte Scott10 months ago
  • Then LeBron and Curry

    10 Minutes Craft10 Minutes Craft10 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Valentino MubayedValentino Mubayed10 months ago
  • Ik I’m very late but kyrie Durant

    Treshon PettewayTreshon Petteway11 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    David IntiaDavid Intia11 months ago
  • All nets need is defensive players

    Dr. 1017Dr. 101711 months ago
  • Lakers are gonna win a chip

    cris is cutecris is cute11 months ago
  • pooping on your face

    Lonette TibbsLonette Tibbs11 months ago
  • the king

    Lonette TibbsLonette Tibbs11 months ago
  • I dont see them meshing

    Domo JonesDomo Jones11 months ago
  • 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.

    Peter KasenPeter Kasen11 months ago
  • This guy was so wrong about the Lakers lmao

    Major Red BallMajor Red Ball11 months ago
  • who here after all kyrie is doing is trying to be a hero and making the nets worse

    Ezra PrzytykEzra Przytyk11 months ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Will RobinsonWill RobinsonYear ago
  • 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.

    gullintannigullintanniYear ago
  • 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

    leo christyleo christyYear ago
  • 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

    Itzcute donut gachaItzcute donut gachaYear ago
  • I think it will be brooklyn vs Warriors

    PMegsters ssPMegsters ssYear ago
  • Lakers are gonna destroy this season

    Shalom Dovber DavidoffShalom Dovber DavidoffYear ago
  • your videos are jiggy jiggy it means good also kyrie durant

    ryan kengniryan kengniYear ago
  • Lebum

    Neill CarrishNeill CarrishYear ago
  • KD tried to do Kyrie's move that shook up Steph real bad lol?

    Jason WilliamsJason WilliamsYear ago
  • They should sign Carmelo Anthony for the power forward position

    babyChamberlain GoodmanbabyChamberlain GoodmanYear ago
  • What about Russell

    babyChamberlain GoodmanbabyChamberlain GoodmanYear ago
  • Brandon Knight always getting bodied

    Trell SimsTrell SimsYear ago
  • 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

    Will ClementsWill ClementsYear ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Ryan NaughtonRyan NaughtonYear ago
  • 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

    Mason BarrettMason BarrettYear ago
  • The nets taking over the east💯

    Abfrm23rd - TopicAbfrm23rd - TopicYear ago
  • Insta joate

    Joaquin Don Te (238JoaTe)Joaquin Don Te (238JoaTe)Year ago
  • With kyrie and durant isoball those other guys will not get the touches thry got last year🤷‍♂️

    Shawn StoryShawn StoryYear ago
  • Kyrie durant

    Edward HernandezEdward HernandezYear ago
  • I bet they won’t win it all tho.

    EnvyMariEnvyMariYear ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    Nicholas XiongNicholas XiongYear ago

    Lakwatserong KuripotLakwatserong KuripotYear ago
  • Joe Harris shot 19% from three in the playoffs

    Edgar DuranEdgar DuranYear ago
  • Joe Harris is also decent at slashing btw

    NelsonNelsonYear ago
  • Kyrie durant

    neutraler Kritikerneutraler KritikerYear ago
  • Brooklyn Nets all the way Oh yh and Kyrie Durrant Only realists understand

    Yxng DaxiYxng DaxiYear ago
  • Kyrie and Durant are traders

    Oju Daniel-KalioOju Daniel-KalioYear ago
  • I think they will understand each other the best as teammates

    B EB EYear ago
  • 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 DinwiddieSpencer DinwiddieYear ago
    • Oh yea and the nets didn't renounce dlo they traded him for Durant and a 1st

      Spencer DinwiddieSpencer DinwiddieYear ago
  • Kyrie Durant

    HavxcHavxcYear ago
  • 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.

    Captain JaberCaptain JaberYear ago
  • The nets are now a contestable team😄, this will be fun

    BugzBugzYear ago
    • A hurt Durant? I highly doubt it. And these boys are entering their 30s. Unless they get dynamic draft picks, this lineup is a failure, especially if Durant's game changes due to injury.

      Young LoveYoung Love3 months ago
  • Nah they will not win the finals.

    Nick GNick GYear ago
  • I wonder how this team would’ve worked out if dlo stayed

    Muazar MohammedMuazar MohammedYear ago
    • Honestly they'd be way better but I think they will be better than that because of KD and kyrie what I would say is they trade Jordan for a youngy and see how that works

      Dante LewisDante Lewis9 months ago
  • We have yet to see team chemistry. This season has so many storylines.

    DeanDeanYear ago
  • 2020 champs worriers

    Tom RiddleTom RiddleYear ago
  • Love how thoughtful this video this. Good shit bro

    littledrummerboylittledrummerboyYear ago