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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...
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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...
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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...
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Senator Jim Inhofe: Kevin Durant is “welcome” back to OKC

In a brief run-in with major gossip site TMZ, Senator Jim Inhofe was asked about former Thunder forward Kevin Durant and whether he’s welcome back to the city. Inhofe cited KD’s philanthropic efforts and the positive impact he has had for many Oklahoma City residents. Zucker used the comparison of LeBron James and Cavaliers fans saying they forgave James. And while that may...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant weighs in on Kyrie Irving saga from India

Not even being half a world away could prevent Kevin Durant from being confronted with questions about the perpetually evolving drama surrounding Kyrie Irving.The Golden State Warriors superstar, during an appearance at the NBA Academy India in Noida, addressed Irving’s demand for a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers, a seismic development that has taken the NBA offseason by storm...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA stars read Durant's old tweets, and it was hilarious

Kevin Durant had an … interesting… Twitter feed years ago. As we were reminded when Durant went on a tweet storm responding to his haters after the Warriors won the title last month, “Iceberg Slim” — who has a reputation for being soft-spoken and shy — is anything but that when it comes to social media. The man puts himself out there.From shooting his shot at celebrities...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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