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Kevin Durant weighs in on LeBron James/Cavs situation

LeBron James’ increasingly uncertain future with the Cleveland Cavaliers has everybody talking, including his NBA peers.Kevin Durant had a spirited back-and-forth on Twitter with rapper/comedian Lil Dicky on Wednesday over whether or not the Cavs should trade James amidst the growing rumors that he will be leaving the team next summer. Of course, James has a full-no trade clause...
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Kevin Durant has no interest in ever playing for Knicks

We fully expect Kevin Durant to remain in the Bay Area for some time. The reigning NBA Finals MVP signed a two-year contract with the Golden State Warriors back in July. It calls for an opt out after the 2017-18 season, at which point Durant is expected to sign a long-term deal with the defending champs.But where might Durant end his career should he decide to move on from the Warriors...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Durant blasts ESPN’s fantasy football auction draft segment

Kevin Durant on Tuesday night took to Twitter to blast the fantasy football auction draft segment aired by ESPN that has spawned significant controversy.The Golden State Warriors superstar tweeted that “bum ass” ESPN is “running out of ideas.” The segment in question has been widely criticized as tone deaf as it came across to many as bearing a resemblance to a slave auction...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: LeBron James, Kevin Durant play pick-up basketball game

Earlier in the summer, LeBron James took to social media to ask for a pick-up basketball game. He was sick of the entire offseason and wanted to get back on the court. Just a short while later, Golden State Warriors forward and reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant answered that call.Here, you will see James, Durant and fellow All-Star Carmelo Anthony taking part in a pick-up basketball...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant: Pay cut criticized because people ‘love to hate’ Warriors

Kevin Durant wasn’t the first athlete to take a pay cut to help out the organization he plays for, but his decision was criticized largely because he’s a member of the Warriors.Heading into the offseason fresh off of an NBA championship, the Warriors had a few questions that needed to be resolved regarding their roster. Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston, two key contributors...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant defends taking pay cut for the Warriors

Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant found himself the subject of a somewhat ridiculous debate earlier this summer. Durant took a sizable pay cut with the Golden State Warriors in an attempt to help the defending champs retain their core group of players.Normally, when someone does something of that ilk, he is lauded for being selfless. But in Durant’s case, there were some who...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma senator says Durant ‘would be welcome back in Oklahoma any time’

The widespread opinion is that everyone in Oklahoma City, and the state of Oklahoma at large, hates Kevin Durant’s guts. Durant did, after all, leave the Thunder for the Warriors immediately after an epic series in the Western Conference Finals between the two teams. People called him a traitor and coward.It’s been more than a year since Durant made his controversial decision...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma Senator on Kevin Durant: We would welcome him back any time

Not every single person in Oklahoma dislikes former Thunder forward Kevin Durant, who departed for the Golden State Warriors in free agency prior to last season. It really just might seem like it’s that way.But if we were to ask Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma), he wouldn’t have any issue with Durant returning to the state the politician has pledged to represent. “Kevin Durant...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan defends Kevin Durant’s ‘right’ to join Warriors

Michael Jordan has come out to defend Kevin Durant’s “right” to join the Golden State Warriors last offseason … at least 4to a certain extent.Durant of course was roundly criticized after announcing his decision to join the Warriors, with many of the barbs related to the notion that Durant simply was chasing a ring, although some big names did come out in support of Durant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, 3,459 kids set Guinness record for largest basketball lesson

Kevin Durant, with the help of 3,459 Indian children, set a new Guinness World record for the world’s largest basketball lesson (multiple venues) ever. Durant paid a visit this week to The NBA Academy India which opened in May as part of the league’s ongoing effort to further globalize the game.To set the record, a large portion of the nearly 3,500 kids were in attendance onsite...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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