Tags: Durant, Kevin

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated

The N.B.A. has begun an investigation into how teams handled free agency this summer, focusing on whether improper inducements were offered to players to circumvent the salary cap, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. The issue was raised by multiple team owners at a meeting of the league’s board of governors…

Kyrie Irving Commits to Brooklyn, Cementing Nets as Kings of New York

Here comes the cavalry in Brooklyn. The Nets, after years of methodical moves to build out their roster and undo a history of ill-advised trades, made a big splash at the start of N.B.A. free agency on Sunday by agreeing to terms with Kyrie Irving, a six-time All-Star point guard, on a four-year, $142 million…

N.B.A. Superstar Duos Remake the League

The N.B.A. has fractured into an assortment of tag teams vying for the crown, while general managers keep their eyes peeled for who is next to ask out. Superteams are now dynamic duos. It’s not the Avengers fighting Thanos anymore — Batman and Robin are taking on Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze. A wild —…