Friday, 22 February, 2019

Reflecting on Kevin Durant’s media problem

Source: Warriors' Durant under pressure to break silence Kevin Durant lashes at media amid Knicks rumors
Frederick Owens | 10 February, 2019, 17:55

Kerr's comments come just days after Kevin Durant complained at unfair media coverage surrounding his potential free agency. The fireworks set off about 30 minutes after the Warriors drubbed the visiting San Antonio Spurs by 39 points, when Kevin Durant spoke to the media. He believes Durant should be given a "pass" for what he had to say on Wednesday. I don't know who traded [Kristaps] Porzingis. "I get it. At the same time, I wish it was more about what we do on the court, but I understand this is also entertainment to a lot of people". I'm trying to play basketball. Y'all come in every day, ask me about free agency, ask my team-mates, coaches and rile up the fans about it. Let us play basketball. I'm not saying all the content is great, but it's awesome that the game has grown so much, to have so many eyes on it.

"Now when I don't want to talk to you all, it's a problem with me?"

"Grow up. Grow up".

"Yeah, you, grow up", Durant said. "Every time I say something, it gets twisted up and thrown out and so many different publications try to take me down with my words that I say, so when I don't say nothing, it's a problem". So, when I don't say nothing, it's a problem. Well, I try to play the right way. I try to play the right way, try to be the best player I can be.

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"I just don't trust none of y'all", Durant said. It all started earlier this week when Ethan Strauss, who works the Golden State Warriors beat for The Athletic and has covered the team for some time now, dropped, what didn't feel like, quite the bomb it turned out to be.

"I have nothing to do with the Knicks", Durant said.

"Honestly, I think it's him not being able to control his own voice", Curry told reporters. Programs like ESPN's The Jump, who did a three-hour trade deadline special, just simply didn't have time to dive fully into the latest Durant drama, letting him get off almost scot-free. He reportedly called Durant a "b--" and said, "We don't need you". Me, personally as a fan, couldn't care less about what is going to happen during the next season when we are in the beginning of February, in the middle of this season. It's best for Durant to recognize he is in the most ideal situation for a player of his skillset.

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