ESPN Pulls Plug on Kevin Durant’s “The Boardroom”

After two seasons on ESPN+, the NBA star's show will not be renewed 

Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets looks on from the bench in February. (Mike Stobe/Getty)
Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets looks on from the bench in February.
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By Evan Bleier / July 15, 2020 2:26 pm

Until he gets back on the court in the NBA, KD is done at ESPN.

After airing for two seasons on ESPN+, Kevin Durant’s show The Boardroom will not be renewed for another run on the network, according to the New York Post.

Though ESPN did not provide any details of how it would happen, the network said it is still interested in finding ways for the show, which also features former NBA player and Duke standout Jay Williams and Durant’s agent Rich Kleiman, to make itself to fans.

“Thirty Five Ventures are great partners and we are actively working on creative ways to continue bringing The Boardroom to sports fans across our platforms in the year ahead,” ESPN said in a statement to the Post.

Named after Durant’s jersey number, Thirty Five Ventures is the multimedia company the NBA star and Kleiman created to develop projects.

“The Boardroom is bigger and better then [sic] ever,” Kleinman tweeted. “We built something to highlight the incredible stories of young Entrepreneur’s that come from nothing. We tell feel good success stories for young people to relate to and be inspired by. And we want it to be for FREE..Theboardroom.tv”

While it is no longer going to be available on ESPN going forward, The Boardroom should still appear on its free platform.

A two-time NBA champ as well as a former MVP, 31-year-old Durant has been out all year rehabbing a ruptured Achilles and will not be suiting up for Brooklyn when the Nets resume play at the end of this month in Orlando.

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