Knowledge of the matter confirmed on Monday evening of the incident.

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Durant also told Tsai that he's worried about the Nets' direction under coach Steve Nash and general manager Sean Marks,

who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity said, because of the long All-Star. Neither year nor the team confirmed the details of the talk publicly.

It's the latest stage in a story that began on June 30,

Athletic first reported details of Durant-Tsai's latest encounter.

when Durant told the Nets he wanted a deal as soon as this summer's free agency streak began. Durant is not a freelance agent; he has 4 years & $198m left on his contract with Nets

which is sure to require a huge pool of players and draft picks in any commercial deal for the All-Star champion. 12 times, four times champion scored, three times gold medalist.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver has never been a fan of publicly available commercial claims. "two-way street," Silver said last month.

“The teams provide great guarantees and security to the players and in return they are expected to keep the final deal.

But we don't like to see players requesting trades and we don't like seeing things go their way......

Durant spent three seasons with Brooklyn, not playing the first game in those years as he recovered from a torn Achilles.

He averaged 29.9 points in 55 games last season, after leading the United States to an Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last summer.

He averaged 29.9 points in 55 games last season, after leading the United States to an Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics last summer.