Kevin Durant hasn’t spoken to Nets front office since first-round sweep:

That’s a first-round exit at best – if Durant stays to see it, and according to multiple sources, Kevin Durant and the Nets front office have not spoken since they were swept out of the first round.
Source: Kristian Winfield @ New York Daily News:

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Kevin Durant: @KDTrey5:
Add em up: AM:

Justin Kubatko: @jkubatko:
Three players earned 2021-22 All-NBA honors despite playing less than 70% of their fallen games:
Kevin Durant, 67.1%
LeBron James, 68.3%
Yes Morant, 69.5%
It’s the first time there have been three such players in the same season. The only season with two such players is 2006-07. AM:

StatMuse: @status:
Most 30-point playoff games before turning 24:
21 – LeBron James:
17 – Kevin Durant:
17 – Kobe Bryant:
17 – Luka Doncic: PM:

Ira Winderman: @IraHeatBeat:
Jimmy Butler finished seventh among forwards in voting for All-NBA (six total make the three teams). Behind: Antetokounmpo, Tatum, Durant, DeRozan, James and Siakam. No Heat guards received votes. – 8:45 PM:

Mike Bresnahan: @Mike_Bresnahan:
LeBron gets the nod for third-team All-NBA. He’s now been on 18 All-NBA teams, extending a record he already holds.
1st team: Giannis, Jokic, Tatum, Doncic + Booker.
2nd team: Embiid, Morant, Durant, Curry + DeRozan.
3rd team: LeBron, Trae Young, Siakam, Chris Paul, Towns. – 8:44 PM:

Eric Smith: @Eric__Smith:
All-NBA 2nd Team: Embiid, Morant, Durant, Steph Curry & DeRozan.
All-NBA 3rd Team: Towns, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Trae Young & Pascal Siakam.
Congrats, @Pascal Siakam:. #Raptors: #RTZ: #NBA:8:40 PM:

Brian Lewis: @NYPost_Lewis:
Kevin Durant making second team All-NBA – despite his injury limiting him to just 55 appearances – is the 10th All-#NBA: nod of his career. #Nets:8:38 PM:

Brian Robb: @BrianTRobb:
New via: @SouichiTerada:: Jayson Tatum beat out Kevin Durant and LeBron James for the first All-NBA first team selection of his career… – 8:37 PM:

Ian Begley: @IanBegley:
Below is the voting for All-NBA teams, including players who received votes but did not make teams. Nets’ Kevin Durant made second team All-NBA. Kyrie Irving received one third-team vote: PM:

Chris Forsberg: @ChrisForsberg_
A year after a costly all-nba snub, Jayson Tatum is first team (ahead of Kevin Durant and LeBron at the forward spot) PM:

Michael Scotto: @MikeAScotto:
NBA 2021-22 All-NBA Teams:
First: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Devin Booker, Luka Dončić, Nikola Jokić and Jayson Tatum.
Second: Stephen Curry, DeMar DeRozan, Kevin Durant, Joel Embiid and Ja Morant.
Third: LeBron James, Chris Paul, Pascal Siakam, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Trae Young. PM:

Ben Golliver: @BenGolliver:
2022 All-NBA Teams:
First: Luka, Booker, Tatum, Giannis, Jokic:
Second: Morant, Curry, DeRozan, Durant, Embiid:
Third: Trae, CP3, LeBron, Siakam, Towns – 8:30 PM:

Adam Wexler: @AdamJWexler:
NBA announces All-NBA:
First Team: Antetokounmpo (MIL), Booker (PHX), Dončić (DAL), Jokić (DEN), Tatum (BOS)
Second Team: Curry (GS), DeRozan (CHI), Durant (BKN), Embiid (PHI), Morant (MEM)
Third Team: Towns (MIN), James (LAL), Paul (PHX), Young (ATL), Siakam (TOR) – 8:30 PM:

Ian Begley: @IanBegley:
Brooklyn’s Kevin Durant was named second team All NBA. – 8:29 PM:

Shams Charania: @ShamsCharania:
2021-22 All-NBA teams:
First: Nikola Jokic, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker, Jayson Tatum
Second: Joel Embiid, Ja Morant, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan:
Third: Karl-Anthony Towns, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Trae Young, Pascal Siakam – 8:28 PM:

Chris Haynes: @ChrisBHaynes:
Second Team All-NBA is Ja Morant, Stephen Curry, DeMar DeRozan, Kevin Durant and Joel Embiid. – 8:28 PM:

Ben Rohrbach: @brohrbach:
Predictions for tonight’s All-NBA reveal:
Luka Doncic:
Devin Booker:
Jayson Tatum:
Giannis Antetokounmpo:
Nikola Jokic:
Stephen Curry:
Yes Morant:
Kevin Durant:
DeMar DeRozan:
Joel Embiid:
Chris Paul:
Trae Young:
LeBron James:
Pascal Siakam:
Karl-Anthony Towns – 4:43 PM:

Gery Woelfel: @GeryWoelfel:
Of NBA’s 10 highest-paid players, just 1 player is still playing: Stephen Curry, who makes a league-high $ 45.7M. The other nine are Wall ($ 44.3M), Harden ($ 44.3M), Westbrook ($ 44.2), Durant ($ 42M), James ($ 41.1), George ($ 39.3M), Leonard ($ 39.3), Giannis ($ 39.3M), Lillard ($ 39.3) – 1:13 PM:

More on this storyline:

In layman’s terms, if Irving leaves the Nets, it wouldn’t be a surprise if Durant becomes frustrated with the organization’s ability to put championship pieces around him. They failed to do so at the beginning of last season, with none of their top offseason acquisitions – James Johnson, DeAndre Bembry or Jevon Carter – finishing the year in Brooklyn. -via New York Daily News / May 25, 2022:

“I was not expecting a mandate to be brought down in a way where it was not going to let me play at all,” Irving said on “The ETCs” podcast that published Wednesday. “I had the opportunity to play away games still, but there was no plan in place, there was no vision of how it was going to work for our team. And I think that really impacted not just me, but a lot of people. Just had to sit in that hot seat for a little bit and deal with it. The life of a martyr, bro. ” -via New York Post / May 5, 2022:

“Not everybody understood my stance this year of being unvaccinated or remaining unvaccinated. I was asked in all different types of ways how I felt and whether or not I was going to waver, did I feel like I was letting the world down or letting the Nets fans down, letting my teammates down. Yeah, part of that letdown feeling definitely seeped in, because it completely caught me off guard. I did not expect to come into the season with all of this being put on my plate. -via New York Post / May 5, 2022:

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