Knicks’ 2020 NBA Championship Odds Remain at 15-1 Despite Durant Injury

Is Kevin Durant leaving the Golden State Warriors to sign with the New York Knicks? Photo by Cyrus Saataz (Wikimedia Commons) [CC License].

  • Kevin Durant missing most, if not all, of next season makes the Knicks’ chances of going after him in free agency much slimmer
  • Not signing Durant takes off one of the Knicks’ main targets this summer
  • The Knicks’ 2020 championship odds still remain at 15-1 despite the KD injury

Most of the Knicks’ fan base had more confidence than ever that Kevin Durant was going to be a Knick come this summer. It took one Achilles injury in Game 5 of the NBA Finals to change that belief.

With Durant expected to be sidelined for the majority of next season now, it would be a big risk for the Knicks to take to sign him…