After the Brooklyn Nets scored the most points in franchise history in a postseason game, Kevin Durant expressed a strong desire not to return to Boston.
Durant’s sentiment was based more on his response to a fan throwing a water bottle in Kyrie Irving’s direction after the Nets secured Game 4, but also on his desire to end the first-round series with the Celtics as quickly as possible.
The Nets get their first chance at closing out the series Tuesday night when they host the Celtics in Game 5.
A win would clinch Brooklyn’s first trip to the Eastern Conference semifinals since 2014 and set up a showdown with the third-seeded Milwaukee Bucks.
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