Four-time NBA champion Shaquille O’Neal has finally spoken on Kevin Durant’s transfer request as the NBA Free Agency is a month away from its end.
When Kevin Durant asked for a trade, many rumors began to run about the possible destinations for the two-time NBA champion. However, the most recent trade between the Boston Celtics and the brooklyn nets was heard the most. It was because the players were involved in it.
According to several reports, the 2022 NBA finalists were keen to trade Jaylen Brownone of their superstars alongside several role-players to get the 2014 Most Valuable Player Award Winner. This rumor even surprised Brown himself as he posted on Twitter his reaction to the news.
In fact, recent reports mention Kevin Durant must have a meeting with the Nets front office this week. Now the 1992 NBA draft No. 1 pick, Shaquille O’Neal was asked about it. Find out what the 15 times NBA All Star had to say about this possible trade.
NBA News: Shaquille O’Neal tests Kevin Durant’s leadership abilities
Basketball Hall of Famer and TNT Analyst Shaquille O’Neal speak “The Rich Eisen Show” on his point of view on the possible trade between the Boston Celtics and the brooklyn nets who blew up the NBA social media world. That deal included Jaylen Brown among several Celtics players for two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant.
Shaq said: “We have a young core that we can build and we can trust them and keep them. I don’t know what everyone was watching but Jaylen (Brown) was pretty tough on (Kevin) Durant. So no the answer is Nope .” This in reference to a possible exchange between these two superstars.
Finally, he explained what Durant should do instead of asking for a transfer. “When you build a house, you should live in it…You as the leader should make it work, but you don’t want it to work I guess…You know he’s probably trying to reach a competitor. C it’s easier that way.”