KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Durant was in on Manning's ESPYs joke

Kevin Durant may have looked angry when Peyton Manning threw a well-timed zinger his way at the ESPYs Wednesday night, but apparently the Golden State Warriors star was just putting his acting skills to work.According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, Durant knew the joke was coming and was simply playing his part. We suspected that might be the case. Though Durant kept a straight face,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant seemingly responds to Manning zinger with tweet

The best joke of the 2017 ESPYs came at the expense of Kevin Durant, and the Golden State Warriors star did not seem amused. But deep down inside, he may have been laughing.Peyton Manning, who hosted the awards show, quipped at one point that the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team was so dominant that Kevin Durant said he wants to play for them. When cameras panned to Durant, he remained...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Durant not amused by Peyton Manning zinger at ESPYs

Kevin Durant was the subject of a really good zinger by ESPYs host Peyton Manning on Wednesday night, and he wasn’t happy about it.Manning was discussing the U.S. Gymastics team, talking about how dominant it was. Then he said Durant would probably join that team next year, obviously poking fun at the fact he bolted from Oklahoma City to win a championship with the Golden State...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant, Warriors have funny nickname for Steve Nash

Steve Nash may only be a part-time consultant for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s clear that he has a lot of sway over the team.Kevin Durant discussed his relationship with Nash in the latest entry in his “Still KD” web series, and he revealed that he and his Warriors teammates have a nickname for the former point guard.“He texts me after most games, and we talk about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George got assurances about the Oklahoma City Thunder from… Kevin Durant?

Just because Kevin Durant left Oklahoma City, that doesn’t mean he’s left behind how he feels about it. Paul George found that out after he was traded to the Thunder by the Indiana Pacers in early July after he said he would opt out of his contract following the 2017-2018 season. While the chance to play alongside Russell Westbrook must have been appealing, George also finds...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr: Kevin Durant’s contract a ‘remarkable gesture’

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr praised Kevin Durant for accepting a significant pay cut by signing a two-year $53 million deal, calling the decision a “remarkable gesture.”Durant could have demanded upwards of $36 million per year on a max deal. Given that Stephen Curry previously signed a five-year, $201 million deal with the Warriors, Durant requesting that kind...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors GM credits Kevin Durant's 'sacrifice' for keeping championship team together

While there will be a few differences, the Golden State Warriors team that takes the court for the 2017-18 season will be largely similar to the squad that earned a championship in 2016-17. According to general manager Bob Myers, Kevin Durant is the main reason why.Durant signed a two-year, $53 million deal to return to the Warriors. While that’s certainly a lot of money, it...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant jokingly takes credit for Roberson, Waiters deals

Kevin Durant — presumably jokingly — took personal credit for the new deals signed by former teammates Andre Roberson and Dion Waiters.The Golden State Warriors superstar and Finals MVP took to his YouTube community page to muse upon his supposed sole influence on the contracts for his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammates, even referring to Waiters as “my first born,” albeit...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant trolls new teammate Nick Young

The Golden State Warriors signed Nick Young on Wednesday. One of their stars — 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant — didn’t waste time trolling his new teammate.Before the ink on the contract was even dry, Durant took to Twitter to remind everyone of one of Young’s most famous, or infamous moments. Now, is there beef between the two new teammates? Well, not exactly. Durant was...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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