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Dealing Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving could drag out as Nets intend to use leverage

Dealing Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving could drag out as Nets intend to use leverage

It was on July 4, 2016 that Kevin Durant upended the NBA and nearly broke the internet by announcing he was leaving Oklahoma City for Golden State.  Six years later, Independence Day came and went on Monday with Durant — this time with a demand to be traded from the Nets — again holding the …

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Rumors Roundup: Nets trying to build leverage for Kyrie Irving trade

Rumors Roundup: Nets trying to build leverage for Kyrie Irving trade

It’s funny how quickly things can change in the NBA. In the months after the end of the season, the Lakers were the ones trying to manufacture leverage to trade their former superstar point guard, but Kevin Durant’s trade request hours before free agency flipped the league on its head, and now it’s the Nets …

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Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers. Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers made a beeline …

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