KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Warriors now hopeful Kevin Durant will return before end of regular season

Former MVP Kevin Durant appears to be making significant strides in his recovery from a left knee injury.According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Wednesday, Durant’s progress now has his Golden State Warriors hopeful that he will be able to return before the end of the regular season. Durant was injured in a game against the Washington Wizards on February 28, roughly three...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kerr: Warriors did not complain about OKC's treatment of Durant

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is here to set the record straight.Speaking after his team's shootaround on Monday, Kerr disputed an ESPN report from the day before alleging that the Warriors were upset over the Thunder’s treatment of Kevin Durant during his Oklahoma City homecoming last month.“I don’t agree,” Kerr said, according to Anthony Slater of the Mercury...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors shouldn't obsess over Thunder's treatment of Durant

The Golden State Warriors are creating a bit of a silly season for the NBA.Apparently the Warriors aren’t happy with the Oklahoma City Thunder—the small-market team they ripped Kevin Durant away from—for how the Thunder show respect for Durant.It’s as silly as it sounds.The Warriors wanted the Thunder to thank Durant for his years of service, according to ESPN.com’s Chris...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warriors complained Thunder were mean to Durant

Although he’ll be sitting out recovering from a knee injury, Kevin Durant is likely going to be booed once again by fans in Oklahoma City on Monday night. If you ask the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder should be doing a much better job of trying to prevent that.According to a report from Chris Haynes of ESPN.com, the Warriors were “furious and bewildered” that the Thunder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr says Durant is 'making progress'

There’s still no timetable for Kevin Durant’s return after he suffered a sprained MCL in a game against the Washington Wizards late last month.4Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gave us a pretty positive update on the progress Durant is making.“He’s clearly making progress. It’s great,” Kerry said prior to Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks, via CSN...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook’s wife fires back at Kevin Durant’s brother

The war of words continues between Team Durant and Team Westbrook.A day after Kevin Durant’s older brother Tony sent a couple of tweets that appeared to shade Russell Westbrook for chasing triple-doubles (which you can read here), Westbrook’s wife Nina got in on the fun Friday and clapped back at him with some Twitter heat of her own: Looks like Russell isn’t the only one in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russell Westbrook respond to Stephen Curry overlooking him for MVP Award

Stephen Curry recently came out and predicted that James Harden will win the NBA’s MVP award, but not everyone is sold on that.Especially not Russell Westbrook.The Oklahoma City Thunder star was asked about Curry’s comments on Thursday, and he gave a Brodie-esque response to the question.“I don’t care…don’t matter what he say,” Westbrook said. “Who’s he?” I...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Shaq fires back at Kevin Durant over trash talk, criticism

Shaquille O’Neal finally has fired back at Kevin Durant over criticism levied at him by the Golden State Warriors superstar. And the NBA legend certainly didn’t pull any punches, saying Durant lacks the championship pedigree to judge him.The burgeoning feud between the two stars started when Durant called out O’Neal for his threats on Warriors teammate JaVale McGee on Twitter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant arrives back in the Bay Area in a wheelchair

Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant is out indefinitely with a sprained MCL. On Wednesday, he returned to Oakland from the team’s east coast road trip — in a wheelchair. If anyone needs a visual detailing how far Durant has to go to get back to the court, there it is.Durant’s injury will keep him out for most of the remainder of the regular season. If all goes to plan,...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant explains why he didn't choose hometown Wizards

The dream of Kevin Durant going to the Washington Wizards was dead long before the team failed to secure a meeting with the Golden State Warriors star last summer.“For me, I never played at home. I didn’t know what it would be. I know every time I go back it’s pretty hectic, and I just wanted to focus on basketball and not have to worry about a lot of stuff that comes with...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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