Paul Pierce doubles down on Durant-over-LeBron talk

Paul Pierce has reiterated and expanded upon his opinion that Kevin Durant “right now” is the NBA's best player, not LeBron James.The newly retired Pierce, serving as an analyst for ESPN during the NBA Finals, said that Durant “may be the best player in the world today."Pierce’s assertion not surprisingly spawned much debate, given James typically is hailed unquestionably...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Durant will take less to help Warriors keep Iguodala

Kevin Durant is reportedly planning to decline his player option for the 2017-2018 season and become a free agent, but only for a very brief moment.Sources told ESPN’s Chris Haynes that Durant will sign a new contract with the Golden State Warriors when he becomes a free agent on July 1. Durant is expected to turn down the option that would have paid him $28 million next season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has been sparring with haters on Twitter

Kevin Durant is finally in a position to let his championship ring and NBA Finals MVP trophy do the talking for him, but the Golden State Warriors star must find it entertaining to engage his critics on social media.Over the past several days, Durant has responded to dozens of trolls on Twitter. After staying off social media during much of the postseason, the first thing Durant...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Grudge-holding Oklahoma City Instagram account viciously trolls Kevin Durant

One year later, it’s safe to say Oklahoma City has not forgiven Kevin Durant for leaving the hometown Thunder for the Golden State Warriors. On Saturday, the official Oklahoma City Instagram account trolled Durant by posting a photo of his face on the cover of Sports Illustrated with the caption, “Don’t forget: You can recycle magazines in your little blue bin.” The post...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Instagram account jabs Kevin Durant

The official Instagram account of Oklahoma City is still a bit cranky over Kevin Durant’s departure.The city’s official account wanted to remind its residents how easy it is to recycle their old magazines — and to offer an example, they posted a picture of Kevin Durant’s most recent Sports Illustrated cover celebrating his NBA title with the Golden State Warriors.It’s safe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant doesn’t think Rihanna ‘really watches basketball’

Kevin Durant and Rihanna became involved in a side story during the NBA Finals after the pop star became the center of attention during Game 1 from her courtside seat at Oracle Arena.The notion of a supposed beef between the Golden State Warriors superstar and Rihanna became a talking point throughout the Finals, albeit an arguably silly one.Among the incidents that fueled the fire...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Thunder ‘haven’t completely moved on’ from Durant departure

If you didn’t enjoy watching Kevin Durant win the NBA title with the Golden State Warriors, consider how the Oklahoma City Thunder must feel.ESPN’s Royce Young told Outside the Lines that, much as they’ve tried to distance themselves from the story, those associated with the Thunder organization are still not over Durant’s abrupt departure.“One member of the front office...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Draymond Green texted Kevin Durant after 2016 Finals loss

The Golden State Warriors have won a second NBA title in three years and much of the credit for it should go to Kevin Durant. His decision to join the Warriors and assemble a super team to end all super teams last offseason created an unstoppable juggernaut and arguably one of the greatest teams in NBA history.Much has been made in recent days as to the process by which Durant ultimately...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nike delivers response to Kevin Durant critics

Moments after the Golden State Warriors won their second NBA title in three years and Kevin Durant was named Finals MVP, Nike unleashed one heck of a commercial for all of the Durant haters out there.When Durant came to the Warriors he was met with a lot of hate. Durant was told that he couldn’t win with the Thunder and that he was running to the team that came back and beat him...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeopardy takes jab at Kevin Durant’s decision to join Warriors right before Game 5

Another day, another episode of Jeopardy! featuring a sports related question. And this one was particularly funny, especially because it came right before Game 5 of the NBA Finals.The clue:“After a loss to the Warriors in the 2016 Western Finals, this Thunder stud didn’t beat ’em, he joined ’em.”The answer is of course the Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant, as the...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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