I know most people will believe unnamed sources over me but if it’s anyone out there that’ll listen, I don’t plan on retiring anytime soon. Shit is comical at this point.
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 15, 2022
Only no one ever said that. Longtime NBA reporter Marc Stein’s deeply-reported piece on his Substack merely included an anecdote about a league executive who expressed a belief Durant was more likely to retire than stay in Brooklyn.