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Kevin Durant Reportedly Met With An NBA Star In New York After Surgery

Kevin Durant stretching during warmups.

OAKLAND, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors looks on while getting stretched out prior to the start of NBA basketball game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at ORACLE Arena on February 6, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Earlier this week, Kevin Durant flew to New York to undergo surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon he injured in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.

Durant revealed he flew to New York to have surgery two days after he attempted to make a comeback from a calf injury.

After the surgery, Durant reportedly met with another NBA star to talk about free agency.

According to a report from Bleacher Report's Ric Bucher, Durant met with former Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving.

Here's what Bucher had to say on The Herd with Colin Cowherd on Fox Sports Radio:

"He's out of the hospital. He's moved into a hotel for the time being in the New York area, and he and Kyrie have met. ... They've continued the discussion about potentially playing together next season.

KD has moved all his stuff. He's planning on spending the summer and the foreseeable future in New York. ... Every indication, if we're tea-leaf reading at this point, is that KD is making plans to be elsewhere because obviously Kyrie is not going to be joining the Warriors any time soon."

Durant and Kyrie have been mentioned as a possible package deal for the New York Knicks in free agency.

However, it looks like Kyrie might rather play in Brooklyn.

Earlier this week, Golden State general manager Bob Myers made it clear the team plans to offer Durant a max contract. We'll have to wait and see who emerges as the favorite for Durant.