Report: Knicks Still Intent On Pursuing Durant In Free Agency Despite His Potentially Serious Injury

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — When you’re desperate you’ll try anything.

That could be how the latest report about the Knicks’ offseason pursuit of free agent-to-be Kevin Durant is interpreted.

According to the New York Post, the Knicks are fully prepared to go after Durant with one of their two max salary slots once the free agency negotiation period begins on June 30. This despite the fact that Durant may not be able to play for a good portion — or perhaps all — of next season due to what many fear is a torn Achilles’ tendon.

Durant was expected to have an MRI on Tuesday in New York, the results of which are not yet known.

Warriors forward Kevin Durant reacts after sustaining an injury during the second quarter against the Raptors during Game 5 of the NBA Finals at Scotiabank Arena on June 10, 2019 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Durant suffered the injury Sunday night <a…

Original published: 2019-06-12 12:04:20 Read the full New York City News here

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