Brooklyn Nets coach Steve Nash by no means totally believed Kevin Durant’s ultimatum that the 6-foot-10 ahead needed each him and common supervisor Sean Marks gone throughout an August assembly Durant had in London with Nets governor Joe Tsai.
Responding to questions on the primary day of Brooklyn’s coaching camp, Nash’s third as coach, the Hall of Fame level guard mentioned the ultimatum — which led to either side clearing the air in Los Angeles a number of weeks later — didn’t have a detrimental have an effect on on him and it hasn’t impacted their working relationship since.
“Knowing Kevin as long as I have, it didn’t really bother me the way everyone would think,” Nash mentioned Tuesday. “That’s a part of being competitors. I wasn’t overly surprised and I wasn’t even overly concerned.”
Nash later mentioned media stories on the ultimatum didn’t inform the entire story. That’s regardless of Tsai tweeting his help for the teaching workers and entrance workplace shortly after The Athletic reported on Durant’s meeting with him.
“I never thought that was a hundred percent,” Nash mentioned. “It’s not black and white like that.”
Nash went on to say that it’s the character of media at the moment to chase clicks and publish tales that aren’t utterly correct. “So many people fighting for clicks and headlines that’s the way the game’s reported on, people are going with stuff that’s not even accurate.”
Nash mentioned as an alternative of worrying in regards to the stories, he needed to listen to straight from Durant and Marks. “You simply work by way of it step-by-step.