Browns defensive end Myles Garrett said Kevin Durant "broke the league" when he joined the Warriors. Garrett made the comments in an interview when he was asked if he watched the NBA Finals on WKRK-92.3 in Cleveland on Thursday.
Kevin Durant did his first interview since his Achilles injury and cleared the Golden State Warriors of any blame for him returning to the court in the NBA finals. SI Now hosts Amy Campbell and Ryan Asselta unpack Durant’s comments and assess if it changes how we judge the situation.
Warriors Co-Chairman Joe Lacob thanked Kevin Durant on Monday and announced that Golden State will retire his jersey number. SI Now hosts Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell believe that Durant clearly deserves the gesture, but some are calling it a PR move.
Following Kevin Durant's decision to leave the Thunder for the Warriors, there was plenty of reaction from other NBA players on Twitter.
Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry responded to Kevin Durant’s comments to the Wall Street Journal, where he expressed that he didn’t completely fit in with the Warriors and had some problems with Steve Kerr’s motion offense. Curry told ESPN’s Rachel Nichols that they won two titles with Durant and while “It wasn’t always perfect,” the result, “kinda speaks for itself.” SI Now’s Robin Lundberg and Amy Campbell sum up Durant’s stint in Golden State now that he’s moved on to Brooklyn.