SBD reports that Durant’s stake is between 1% and 5%.
This wasn’t the first time Durant had showed interest in an MLS club. Durant had twice attempted to purchase a minority stake in DC United, according to the Athletic.
A representative from Durant’s camp declined ESPN’s request for comment.
Earlier on Thursday, the NBA board of governor’s voted to approve a 22-team return-to-play format to finish the 2019-20 season. The Nets, who are currently the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference, will be one of the squads resuming the season in Orlando, Florida, on July 31.
Durant has missed the entire season with a torn Achilles.