Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving were not in favor of the Brooklyn Nets trading Caris LeVert for Jrue Holiday, per Shams Charania of The Athletic.
As Charania reports, Durant and Irving consider LeVert as a ‘ very significant part’ of the Nets.
“It was a bevy of draft picks, and that just was not a position that Brooklyn was in. They didn’t want to give up two, three first-round picks, multiple pick swaps.
Milwaukee obviously wanted to make that move, they clearly want to go for it this year, and they needed that second, third star on this team.
But Brooklyn looked into it, but at the end of the day, they didn’t want to trade a guy like Caris LeVert, I’m told, for Jrue Holiday. Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, these guys view Caris LeVert as a very significant part of this team,” Charania said on Complex’s Load Management podcast, via CBS Sports.
Jrue Holiday was eventually traded to the Milwaukee Bucks.