In his first time speaking publicly in about five months, Kevin Durant aired his grievances about the culture that led to his trade request.
Durant, back with the Nets after reportedly telling owner Joe Tsai that he wanted GM Sean Marks and head coach Steve Nash fired, pointed at a lack of resiliency from last season’s team that raised doubts in his mind.
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“I wanted everybody to be held accountable for their habits as a basketball player,” Durant said Monday at Nets Media Day.
“I think a lot of stuff was getting swept under the rug because we’re injured or this guy’s not around or just the circumstances. I thought we could have fought through that a little bit more and focused on the guys that were here a little bit more.”