KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant on Instagram

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have drawn criticism for their performances in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Golden State Warriors. Most of the criticism has come from two basic strands of media voices: veteran reporters for various publications, and former players who now work on television and radio. Stephen JacksonÂ...
Via The Comeback
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Kevin Durant: Thunder won't watch video from Game 6

If the Oklahoma City Thunder don’t win at Golden State on Monday, their defeat at home in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals will go down as one of the more devastating defeats in NBA history. In fact, the Thunder are already refusing to watch the tape. Interesting tactic. Durant says Thunder didn’t watch game film on Game 6: “We know all about this team." pic.twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant for fourth quarter play

Former NBA player Stephen Jackson was somewhat of an enigmatic figure during his 14-year career. He played a vital role on the Golden State Warriors’ 2006-07 “We Believe” team, and knows full well the dynamics of playoff basketball. Following the Oklahoma City Thunder’s meltdown at the end of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals against Jackson’s former Warriors team...
Via Sportsnaut
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder players critical of Durant, Westbrook after loss

In the wake of an epic collapse by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, some players are less than pleased with the approach taken by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook in the waning minutes of the contest. Speaking on ESPN’s SportsCenter, Chris Broussard conveyed the mood of Oklahoma City’s locker room following the devastating 108-101 loss...
Via Sportsnaut
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant not apologizing for volume of Game 5 shooting

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook missed 36 of their 59 shots during Oklahoma City’s Game 5 loss to the Golden State Warriors, but Durant isn’t apologizing for the aggressiveness of the Thunder’s two stars. “That’s who we are,” Durant said, via ESPN. “We’ve got to be aggressive. When they’re going in, you won’t say anything. But we happened to miss some tonight...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Westbrook laughs at question about Steph Curry’s defense

After posting a triple-double in a blowout Game 4 win over the Golden State Warriors, Russell Westrbook managed another 31 points in his team’s loss on Thursday night. He was a bit less efficient, however, hitting just 11-of-28 shots. Did that have anything to do with Stephen Curry’s defense? We’ll let Westbrook’s reaction answer that for you. After the Oklahoma City Thunder’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant thinks Draymond Green got special treatment from NBA

Kevin Durant is not surprised that Draymond Green avoided a suspension for kicking Steven Adams in the groin, but that doesn’t mean the Oklahoma City Thunder star agrees with the NBA’s decision. On Tuesday, Durant hinted to reporters that he fully expected Green to receive preferential treatment. Kevin Durant: "They're not going to suspend Draymond Green. He's one of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Cameron Payne do great pregame handshake

Cameron Payne doesn’t play many minutes, but he’s turned plenty of heads before playoff games dancing and doing intricate handshakes with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. He and Westbrook angered the Dallas Mavericks, namely Charlie Villanueva, who tried to break things up, for doing crazy handshakes on the court during their playoff series. Durant and Payne did a crazy...
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat privately admit signing Durant is a long shot

The Miami Heat’s reported interest in soon-to-be free agent Kevin Durant makes a ton of sense for numerous reasons. First off, the team needs to add another upper-echelon player to its existing roster in order to contend for a championship. That much was made clear during Miami’s series loss to the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Now take into account...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Heat will make Durant their top offseason priority

Miami Heat president Pat Riley said earlier this week that re-signing big man Hassan Whiteside will be the team’s top priority this offseason, but he may actually have his sights set on a slightly bigger prize. Dan Le Batard, who has always been pretty well connected on all things Heat, said on his ESPN Radio show recently that making a strong pitch to Durant has always been No...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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