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The ETCs: Drake, Luka Dončić, and the Evolution of Greatness

Last Updated: April 26, 2023
Kevin Durant sits down with Eddie Gonzalez for the newest episode of “The ETCs” to discuss “Her Loss,” the Commanders up for sale, and much more.

It’s been a big week in Brooklyn. The Nets welcomed their new coach, Jacque Vaughn, and kicked off the team’s next chapter with a big win against the New York Knicks.

In this week’s episode of The ETCs, Kevin Durant and Eddie Gonzalez catch up in KD’s new abode to reflect on the transition and everything else happening in the sports and cultural zeitgeist.

Click here to listen to the full episode.

The two cover a wide range of topics, including:

  • Drake‘s certified GOAT status following the release of the 21 Savage collab, Her Loss
  • Who KD would like to see as the next owner of the Washington Commanders
  • The success of the Philadelphia Union
  • The evolution of Luka Dončić‘s game
  • Jacque Vaughn‘s come up in the Nets organization
  • Their hopes for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Lastly, KD makes a personal plea to Rihanna and SZA:  “I’m sick of your shit, just drop the shit!”

Click here to listen and subscribe to “The ETCs” with KD and Eddie and “Out of Office” with Rich Kleiman.

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Bernadette Doykos

Bernadette Doykos is the Senior Director of Editorial Strategy at Boardroom. Before joining the team, her work appeared in ELLE. She previously served as the head of evaluation for a nonprofit where she became obsessed with systems and strategy and served as the curator of vibes and extinguisher of fires for the design thinking firm Stoked. She is constantly plotting a perfect tunnel ‘fit and a playlist for all occasions.