The Nets announced in a statement today that they have signed Kevin Durant to a multi-year contract extension.
“Kevin is a transcendent talent who continues to drive and push this franchise and the game of basketball globally,” general manager Sean Marks said. “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with him for years to come. Kevin’s impact both on and off the court cannot be overstated. His unparalleled drive and leadership generate sustained excellence from himself while also elevating the performance of his teammates, positioning this organization to continue the pursuit of our championship goals in Brooklyn.”
Per Boardroom, the deal is for four years and worth $198 million. Durant averaged 26.3 points per game while canning a career-high 45.0% of his threes with the Nets in 2020-21. He also averaged 7.1 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.3 blocks in 33.1 minutes per game.