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An NBA Player Thinks Kevin Durant Could Leave The Warriors For This Team In 2019

An extreme closeup of Kevin Durant's face.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors laughs during during the first half against the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kevin Durant will be the biggest free agent in the NBA in 2019. The Golden State Warriors' star forward is expected to opt out of his contract and hit the open market. There's already talk starting that he could leave Golden State for a new franchise.

The Knicks, unsurprisingly, are being mentioned as a team that could land him.

ESPN NBA guru Zach Lowe has talked on multiple occasions about the Knicks and how they are absolutely planning their 2019 offseason around Durant.

"I get why folks mock the notion that Durant would consider the Knicks... I know that Rich Kleiman, Durant's business manager, is from New York. Scott Perry, New York's GM, was an executive with the Seattle SuperSonics when they drafted Durant and remains close with him," Lowe said.

Lowe has also said that the Durant-to-New York is not bogus.

A New York Knicks player thinks it could happen, too. Enes Kanter, who played with Durant on the Thunder, believes that the Warriors' star could leave Golden State for New York in 2019. "Why not Kevin Durant?" Kanter said on ESPN's The Jump today when asked about what free agents the Knicks will land in 2019.

Durant-to-New York will be one of the NBA's biggest storylines in 2019. It's not going away.