Kevin Durant plans to sign contract that will pay him nearly $50 million per season

According to a report, Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant plans to sign a four-year, $198 million contract extension sometime after he becomes eligible on Saturday, @richkleiman tells ESPN. Durant made $42,018,900 in 2020-21 with the Nets. Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant plans to sign a four-year, $198 million contract extension sometime after he becomes eligible … Read more

NBA analyst Reggie Miller offers embarrassing take on Nets/Bucks playoff series

Former NBA All-Star Reggie Miller was one of the most clutch shooters in history. Unfortunately, this take that he offered was anything but a bullseye. Miller is getting absolutely roasted on social media right now for his absolutely bizarre suggestion that the Brooklyn Nets should throw their upcoming Game 6 against the Milwaukee Bucks by … Read more

Kevin Durant’s bodyguard rushes court, shoves Milwaukee Bucks F P.J. Tucker [Video]

There is taking your job seriously and then there is doing what Brooklyn Nets F Kevin Durant‘s bodyguard did on Friday night during the Nets playoff matchup vs. the Milwaukee Bucks. During the game, Durant and P.J. Tucker of the Bucks got into a scuffle and Durant’s bodyguard came out onto the court and shoved … Read more

Report: NBA superstar Kevin Durant has tested positive for coronavirus

The coronavirus has struck in the sports world once again. This time, Shams Charania of The Athletic is reporting that NBA superstar Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets has tested positive for COVID-19. Charania notes that Durant is feeling fine and his message is “Everyone be careful, take care of yourself and quarantine. We’re going … Read more

WHOA! Pistons’ Stan Van Gundy drops ‘F-Bomb’ during postgame press conference

NBA: Detroit Pistons at Toronto Raptors

The Detroit Pistons, after starting the season with a 14-6 record, have now dropped five-straight following a 102-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Friday night. After leading 50-46 at halftime, the Pistons came out flat in the 3rd quarter, eventually being outscored 31-17 in the stanza and the Warriors never looked back. Following … Read more

2017-18 NBA season preview

It’s finally here basketball fans. The most anticipated season of hoops I can remember tips off Tuesday when Kyrie Irving and LeBron James share the court, only they won’t be teammates. This time they square off as leaders of the two best teams in the East. Then after that, the Rockets head to Golden State … Read more

DSN NBA Finals Predictions

It’s finally here. After sitting through two months of what most people called unbearable playoffs, we finally get the match-up we’ve been waiting for since last June. The rubber match between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. The finals aren’t scheduled to tip-off until June 1st, but like any good … Read more

WATCH: 6-foot-6 7th grade hoops phenom Emoni Bates from Ann Arbor is a sight to behold

If you have not yet heard the name Emoni Bates, you probably will soon enough. Bates is a 6’6 7th grader out of Ann Arbor and he just so happens to be the top-ranked 7th grader in the nation. Bates recently talked to The Detroit News about his love for the game, his focus on … Read more

Rip Hamilton: The ’04 Pistons would beat the current Golden State Warriors

Members of Detroit’s last championship basketball team have been making headlines recently. First, former Piston forward Tayshaun Prince said the Pistons of the mid-2000s era could have won four titles if they had drafted Carmelo Anthony over Darko Milicic with the second pick in the 2003 NBA Draft. Former teammate Richard ‘Rip’ Hamilton decided to see … Read more

Chauncey Billups: ‘What we did (in 2004) will never happen again’

One of the best to ever wear a Detroit Pistons uniform, point guard Chauncey Billups joined Adrian Wojnarowski this past week on his ‘The Vertical Podcast’ show. Wojnarowski touched on many topics with Billups, one in particular stands out from the others. About a quarter of the way through the podcast, Wojnarowski brought up how the 2004 … Read more

Andre Drummond power blocks innocent Danish youth

The long-standing tradition carries forth. With 28 NBA teams already in summer vacation mode (with some having already been there since mid-February), it’s time to re-visit an old standard: Disproportionately tall professional basketball player showing no mercy in an on-court battle against a tiny youth selected at random. Today’s contribution – Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond … Read more

Who cares about Detroit, Kevin Durant? Detroit does – and that’s all that matters

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.  Because someone had to say it. It seems almost once a … Read more

Kevin Durant on decision to sit vs. Pistons: ‘Who cares about Detroit?’

Oh boy, this is how it starts. Earlier this afternoon, we touched on Kevin Durant’s comments regarding Reggie Jackson and his late-game shenanigans during his team’s 88-82 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday. In addition to referring to Jackson’s arm-waving, bench-staring, and divisive comments toward Russell Westbrook as “bush league”, Durant went on … Read more

Kevin Durant weighs in on Reggie Jackson’s celebration: ‘Our whole team didn’t play. We’d beat the hell out of them if we did’

Did we mention these guys don’t like each other? Two days following the Detroit Pistons’ key 88-82 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, thoughts are still being collected regarding Reggie Jackson’s late-game histrionics that saw him waving his arms near his former team’s bench while repeatedly telling Thunder guard Russell Westbrook to “Go home” during … Read more