Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
Kevin Durant is becoming a big-time Silicon Valley investor — here are the VCs he considers his mentors
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant feeling pressure
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant feeling pressure
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant feeling pressure
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durant feeling pressure
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA analyst Raja Bell joins Jorge Andres to break down whether or not he believes the pressure is getting to Kevin Durant.
May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the third quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors
May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the third quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives against Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (4) during the fourth quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors
May 22, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives against Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (4) during the fourth quarter in game four of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Durant Mulls Over Last Play Of Game 4
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Durant Mulls Over Last Play Of Game 4
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Durant Mulls Over Last Play Of Game 4
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Durant Mulls Over Last Play Of Game 4
Kevin Durant says he wishes he had the last play from Game 4 back to do over.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots in front of Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots in front of Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots in front of Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the first half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, grabs a rebound next to Houston Rockets' Clint Capela during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, grabs a rebound next to Houston Rockets' Clint Capela during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, grabs a rebound next to Houston Rockets' Clint Capela during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against Houston Rockets center Clint Capela during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Jordan Bell (2) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Jordan Bell (2) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, center, shoots between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) and forward Jordan Bell (2) during the second half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
Steal of the Night: James Harden
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
Steal of the Night: James Harden
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
Steal of the Night: James Harden
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
Steal of the Night: James Harden
James Harden picks Kevin Durant's pocket and races down the court for a two-handed jam.
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
Harden Picks Durant
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
Harden Picks Durant
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
Harden Picks Durant
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
Harden Picks Durant
James Harden goes one-on-one with Kevin Durant and comes up with the steal and throws it down.
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) passes behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela, left, defends a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela, left, defends a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela, left, defends a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Nick Young during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Nick Young during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with guard Nick Young during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) yells behind Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) yells behind Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) yells behind Houston Rockets guard James Harden during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
Curry's playoff success correlates to Durant's play
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
Curry's playoff success correlates to Durant's play
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
Curry's playoff success correlates to Durant's play
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
Curry's playoff success correlates to Durant's play
On CBS Sports HQ, NBA writer Reid Forgrave joins Dalen Cuff to break down why Kevin Durant is the reason behind Curry playing well.
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
Draymond Green Still Lives at the Heart of Everything Golden State
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
Draymond Green Still Lives at the Heart of Everything Golden State
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
Draymond Green Still Lives at the Heart of Everything Golden State
With Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant working at different frequencies, the Warriors work in dual modes. Draymond Green is the go-between that makes Golden State function.
Fantastic comedic timing (video)
Do you like when Stephen Curry swears because it’s out of character for him? Kevin Durant: ‘F— yeah’
Fantastic comedic timing (video)
Fantastic comedic timing (video)
Do you like when Stephen Curry swears because it’s out of character for him? Kevin Durant: ‘F— yeah’
Fantastic comedic timing (video)
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
RAW Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
RAW Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
RAW Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
RAW Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant spoke with reporters following practice on Monday. The Warriors beat the Rockets 126-85 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 series lead in the Western Conference Finals. Durant is averaging 33.3 ppg. in the series. (5-21-18)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs — you can go ask him': Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
'He's downstairs, you can go ask him:' Kevin Durant challenged Charles Barkley to go talk to Draymond Green after calling him 'annoying'
May 20, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives in against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the third quarter of game three of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors
May 20, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives in against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the third quarter of game three of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. EFE
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. EFE
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. EFE
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the Houston Rockets during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
May 20, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) falls into the fans behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second quarter in game three of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NBA: Playoffs-Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors
May 20, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) falls into the fans behind Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second quarter in game three of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
JGM14. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (L) and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) look on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
JGM14. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (L) and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) look on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
JGM14. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets forward PJ Tucker (L) and Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) look on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
JGM09. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (L) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/KYLE TERADA / USA TODAY SPORTS / POOL SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
JGM09. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (L) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/KYLE TERADA / USA TODAY SPORTS / POOL SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
JGM09. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (L) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/KYLE TERADA / USA TODAY SPORTS / POOL SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Kyle Terada/Pool Photo via AP)
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors takes a shot against the Houston Rockets during game three of the Western Conference Finals
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors to a huge win over the Houston Rockets.
Warriors breeze past Rockets in game three
Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant led the Golden State Warriors to a huge win over the Houston Rockets.
Referee Sean Corbin (33) stands between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Referee Sean Corbin (33) stands between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Referee Sean Corbin (33) stands between Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, and Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, is greeted by fans as he walks off the court after Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, is greeted by fans as he walks off the court after Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, is greeted by fans as he walks off the court after Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, looks toward the Houston Rockets bench after scoring during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, looks toward the Houston Rockets bench after scoring during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, center, looks toward the Houston Rockets bench after scoring during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) celebrates with forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) looks toward Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) looks toward Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) looks toward Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD12. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MONICA M. DAVEY SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD12. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MONICA M. DAVEY SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD12. Oakland (United States), 21/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MONICA M. DAVEY SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 20/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Finals Playoffs basketball game three at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 20 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant warms up before Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant warms up before Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant warms up before Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
Why Rockets letting Kevin Durant run wild in isolation might be their best option
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
Why Rockets letting Kevin Durant run wild in isolation might be their best option
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
Why Rockets letting Kevin Durant run wild in isolation might be their best option
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
Why Rockets letting Kevin Durant run wild in isolation might be their best option
How Kevin Durant scored all of his points in Games 1 and 2 against the Rockets was decidedly un-Warriors-like.
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts to a call during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts to a call during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts to a call during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Kevin Durant was NBA Finals MVP last year, but Metta World Peace says he needs three NBA rings to be a Warriors great.
World Peace: Durant not part of Warriors dynasty
Kevin Durant was NBA Finals MVP last year, but Metta World Peace says he needs three NBA rings to be a Warriors great.
Kevin Durant was NBA Finals MVP last year, but Metta World Peace says he needs three NBA rings to be a Warriors great.
World Peace: Durant not part of Warriors dynasty
Kevin Durant was NBA Finals MVP last year, but Metta World Peace says he needs three NBA rings to be a Warriors great.
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
Durant needs two more titles to join Warriors dynasty - Metta World Peace
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
Durant needs two more titles to join Warriors dynasty - Metta World Peace
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
Durant needs two more titles to join Warriors dynasty - Metta World Peace
The former NBA star says Kevin Durant has work to do to cement his place in basketball history
The Open Floor crew discusses whether or not Golden State has become too reliant on Kevin Durant, especially when the rest of the Warriors are struggling.
Has Kevin Durant Become a Crutch for the Golden State Warriors?
The Open Floor crew discusses whether or not Golden State has become too reliant on Kevin Durant, especially when the rest of the Warriors are struggling.
The Open Floor crew discusses whether or not Golden State has become too reliant on Kevin Durant, especially when the rest of the Warriors are struggling.
Has Kevin Durant Become a Crutch for the Golden State Warriors?
The Open Floor crew discusses whether or not Golden State has become too reliant on Kevin Durant, especially when the rest of the Warriors are struggling.
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
Kevin Durant’s isolations are symptom, solution, problem for Warriors
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
Kevin Durant’s isolations are symptom, solution, problem for Warriors
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
Kevin Durant’s isolations are symptom, solution, problem for Warriors
With the offense breaking down more often against the Rockets, the Warriors have turned to Kevin Durant, and he has answered the call.
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, left, reaches for the ball held by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Durant delivers game-high 38 despite defeat to Rockets
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Durant delivers game-high 38 despite defeat to Rockets
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Durant delivers game-high 38 despite defeat to Rockets
Kevin Durant is in fine form in Golden State's 127-105 defeat
Kevin Durant has dropped over 35 points in both Western Conference Final games for the Golden State Warriors. Has the rest of the team become too reliant on KD and lost its aggressive edge?
Are the Warriors Too Reliant on Kevin Durant's Scoring?
Kevin Durant has dropped over 35 points in both Western Conference Final games for the Golden State Warriors. Has the rest of the team become too reliant on KD and lost its aggressive edge?
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
Rockets give Warriors their biggest playoff loss since signing Kevin Durant
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
Rockets give Warriors their biggest playoff loss since signing Kevin Durant
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
The Warriors were down 93-76 late in the third when C.J. Paul and Durant where caught on camera getting into an argument.
NBA playoffs 2018: Kevin Durant gets into it with Chris Paul’s brother in Warriors loss
The Warriors were down 93-76 late in the third when C.J. Paul and Durant where caught on camera getting into an argument.
<p>Kevin Durant led all scorers with 38 points on Wednesday. But after the game, he was in no mood to for praise. He was mad at himself for fueling the Warriors&#39; sloppy start and igniting the Rockets&#39; role players.</p>
Durant takes full responsibility for Warriors' bad start in Game 2 loss

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 38 points on Wednesday. But after the game, he was in no mood to for praise. He was mad at himself for fueling the Warriors' sloppy start and igniting the Rockets' role players.

May 16, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) moves the ball against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in game two of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
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May 16, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) moves the ball against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in game two of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
Rockets give Warriors their biggest playoff loss since signing Kevin Durant
Houston evens Western Conference finals with 127-105 Game 2 win
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant argues with official Ed Malloy after Durant was called for a technical foul during the second half of Game 2 of the team&#39;s NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant argues with official Ed Malloy after Durant was called for a technical foul during the second half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant argues with official Ed Malloy after Durant was called for a technical foul during the second half of Game 2 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, sits on the bench during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, sits on the bench during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, sits on the bench during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) and center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) tries to work the ball past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) tries to work the ball past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) tries to work the ball past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores past Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores past Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores past Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) during the second half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket past Golden State Warriors defenders Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30), and Kevin Durant (35) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket past Golden State Warriors defenders Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30), and Kevin Durant (35) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket past Golden State Warriors defenders Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30), and Kevin Durant (35) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza defends during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) loses control of the ball as he is defended by Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker (4) and guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) loses control of the ball as he is defended by Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker (4) and guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) loses control of the ball as he is defended by Houston Rockets forward P.J. Tucker (4) and guard Chris Paul (3) during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard James Harden, left, during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard James Harden, left, during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives around Houston Rockets guard James Harden, left, during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tries to score during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tries to score during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza (1) is fouled by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tries to score during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
He&#39;s an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
7 THINGS: What we know and love about Warriors star Kevin Durant
He's an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
He&#39;s an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
7 THINGS: What we know and love about Warriors star Kevin Durant
He's an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
He's an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
7 THINGS: What we know and love about Warriors star Kevin Durant
He's an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
He&#39;s an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
7 THINGS: What we know and love about Warriors star Kevin Durant
He's an MVP on and off the court. Here are 7 things we know and love about Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant!
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The Hamptons house Kevin Durant rented to change the course of NBA history is for sale for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
The house Kevin Durant rented in the Hamptons in 2016 is on the market for $15 million
The house that helped create one of the greatest lineups in NBA history is on the market, and if you have about $15 million available, it can be all yours.
<p>Do you have tens of millions of dollars just sitting in a bank?</p>
Report: In summer of 2016, Kevin Durant paid six figures to rent house in The Hamptons

Do you have tens of millions of dollars just sitting in a bank?

The Hamptons house where Kevin Durant hosted potential suitors can be yours for $15 million
The Hamptons house where Kevin Durant hosted potential suitors can be yours for $15 million
The Hamptons house where Kevin Durant hosted potential suitors can be yours for $15 million
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Capela's big block denies Durant
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Capela's big block denies Durant
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Capela's big block denies Durant
Clint Capela hatls Kevin Durant - this once - as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Durant's silky crossover stuns Capela
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Durant's silky crossover stuns Capela
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Durant's silky crossover stuns Capela
Kevin Durant outsmarts Clint Capela as the Warriors beat the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Story of the Day - Unstoppable Durant leads Warriors to win
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Story of the Day - Unstoppable Durant leads Warriors to win
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Story of the Day - Unstoppable Durant leads Warriors to win
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Durant dominates as Warriors power past Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Durant dominates as Warriors power past Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Durant dominates as Warriors power past Rockets
Kevin Durant racks up 37 points as the Warriors go 1-0 up on the Rockets
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Raw Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Raw Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Raw Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Raw Video: Kevin Durant Press Conference
Warriors forward Kevin Durant met with reporters in Houston on Tuesday. Golden State beat Houston Durant scored 37 points in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals 119-106. Durant led the Warriors with 37 points.
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) fouls Houston Rockets guard James Harden in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
After the Houston Rockets' Game 1 loss, coach Mike D'Antoni said they could "withstand" Kevin Durant as long as they're efficient on offense. But is he just denying the inevitable?
With Way Kevin Durant and Warriors Are Playing, Do Opponents Stand a Chance?
After the Houston Rockets' Game 1 loss, coach Mike D'Antoni said they could "withstand" Kevin Durant as long as they're efficient on offense. But is he just denying the inevitable?
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant&#39;s signature line yet.
Kevin Durant’s 11th Signature Shoe Unveiled by Nike
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant's signature line yet.
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant&#39;s signature line yet.
Kevin Durant’s 11th Signature Shoe Unveiled by Nike
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant's signature line yet.
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant&#39;s signature line yet.
Kevin Durant’s 11th Signature Shoe Unveiled by Nike
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant's signature line yet.
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant&#39;s signature line yet.
Kevin Durant’s 11th Signature Shoe Unveiled by Nike
A first look at the most advanced model in Kevin Durant's signature line yet.
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Steve Kerr explained why Kevin Durant has made the Warriors dominant on a virtually unprecedented level
Warriors beat Rockets
Chris Paul tells Kevin Durant to shut up and play ball, elbows him in the backside (video)
Warriors beat Rockets
The image from Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that should keep coach Mike D&#8217;Antoni up at night is not Kevin Durant taking fadeaway jumpers right over the top of P.J. Tucker, or even Stephen Curry working hard and getting a couple of steals off James Harden as the Rockets tried to isolate him
Forget the isolation offense, Rockets’ awful Game 1 defense is much bigger problem
The image from Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that should keep coach Mike D’Antoni up at night is not Kevin Durant taking fadeaway jumpers right over the top of P.J. Tucker, or even Stephen Curry working hard and getting a couple of steals off James Harden as the Rockets tried to isolate him
The image from Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that should keep coach Mike D&#8217;Antoni up at night is not Kevin Durant taking fadeaway jumpers right over the top of P.J. Tucker, or even Stephen Curry working hard and getting a couple of steals off James Harden as the Rockets tried to isolate him
Forget the isolation offense, Rockets’ awful Game 1 defense is much bigger problem
The image from Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that should keep coach Mike D’Antoni up at night is not Kevin Durant taking fadeaway jumpers right over the top of P.J. Tucker, or even Stephen Curry working hard and getting a couple of steals off James Harden as the Rockets tried to isolate him
With Kevin Durant rolling, the Warriors remind the basketball world they are on another level
With Kevin Durant rolling, the Warriors remind the basketball world they are on another level
With Kevin Durant rolling, the Warriors remind the basketball world they are on another level
It&#39;s time to change the conversation about Kevin Durant. While KD only has himself to blame for the drama he&#39;s created off the court, you can&#39;t can&#39;t criticize him for what he&#39;s doing on it—especially in the playoffs.
You Don’t Have to Forgive Kevin Durant, but You Do Have to Appreciate Him
It's time to change the conversation about Kevin Durant. While KD only has himself to blame for the drama he's created off the court, you can't can't criticize him for what he's doing on it—especially in the playoffs.
It&#39;s time to change the conversation about Kevin Durant. While KD only has himself to blame for the drama he&#39;s created off the court, you can&#39;t can&#39;t criticize him for what he&#39;s doing on it—especially in the playoffs.
You Don’t Have to Forgive Kevin Durant, but You Do Have to Appreciate Him
It's time to change the conversation about Kevin Durant. While KD only has himself to blame for the drama he's created off the court, you can't can't criticize him for what he's doing on it—especially in the playoffs.
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Aggressive Durant doesn't dwell on errors after grounding Rockets
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Aggressive Durant doesn't dwell on errors after grounding Rockets
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Aggressive Durant doesn't dwell on errors after grounding Rockets
Kevin Durant explains how his off-season work ethic is coming to fruition in the playoffs.
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
Warriors hail Durant display in Game 1 win over Houston
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
Warriors hail Durant display in Game 1 win over Houston
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
Warriors hail Durant display in Game 1 win over Houston
Kevin Durant was showered with praise by his fellow Golden State Warriors after leading the defending NBA champions to victory in their Western Conference finals opener on the road at the Houston Rockets.
<p>If nothing else is working beautifully, there is Kevin Durant to touch up opponents, as he did Monday night in lifting the Warriors to victory.&#160;</p>
KD grounds Rockets in Game 1: 'Kevin is the ultimate luxury'

If nothing else is working beautifully, there is Kevin Durant to touch up opponents, as he did Monday night in lifting the Warriors to victory. 

The Warriors cruised past the Rockets in Game 1 at Houston on Monday night behind Kevin Durant&#39;s 37 points and a balanced attack
Dose: Warriors take Game 1
The Warriors cruised past the Rockets in Game 1 at Houston on Monday night behind Kevin Durant's 37 points and a balanced attack
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Shaun Livingston (34) during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates with forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Shaun Livingston (34) during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the fourth quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) dribbles against Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the fourth quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and forward PJ Tucker (4) during the fourth quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
NBA: Playoffs-Golden State Warriors at Houston Rockets
May 14, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and forward PJ Tucker (4) during the fourth quarter in game one of the Western conference finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
HOUSTON, TX - MAY 14: Stephen Curry #30 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors react late in the game against the Houston Rockets in Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 14, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Durant's 37 lead Warriors over Rockets 119-106
HOUSTON, TX - MAY 14: Stephen Curry #30 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors react late in the game against the Houston Rockets in Game One of the Western Conference Finals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center on May 14, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden, right, drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half during Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
<p> Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) </p>
Durant's 37 lead Warriors over Rockets 119-106

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr lauded Kevin Durant after his team&#39;s win over the Houston Rockets.
Durant is 'the ultimate luxury', says Kerr
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr lauded Kevin Durant after his team's win over the Houston Rockets.
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson shine as Warriors take Game 1, home-court advantage from Rockets
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson shine as Warriors take Game 1, home-court advantage from Rockets
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson shine as Warriors take Game 1, home-court advantage from Rockets
Durant tallied 37 points to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win Monday night.
Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant is 'the ultimate luxury' after Game 1 win over Rockets
Durant tallied 37 points to lead Golden State to a 119-106 win Monday night.
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Game 1 in 60 seconds: Fans agree Rockets must stop Kevin Durant
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Game 1 in 60 seconds: Fans agree Rockets must stop Kevin Durant
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Game 1 in 60 seconds: Fans agree Rockets must stop Kevin Durant
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Game 1 in 60 seconds: Fans agree Rockets must stop Kevin Durant
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals (AFP Photo/Bob Levey)
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals
Kevin Durant sparked a fightback from the Golden State Warriors in a 119-106 win over Houston in game one of the Western Conference Finals (AFP Photo/Bob Levey)
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
Game 1 in 60 seconds: Fans agree Rockets must stop Kevin Durant
Houston fans still believe the Rockets are the team to beat, but Kevin Durant has a lot of people nervous.
The Warriors put the hammer down on the No. 1-seeded Rockets at Toyota Center on Monday night, taking an impressive 119-106 win in Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference finals.
Kevin Durant leads the way as Warriors take Game 1 from Rockets in 119-106 win
The Warriors put the hammer down on the No. 1-seeded Rockets at Toyota Center on Monday night, taking an impressive 119-106 win in Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference finals.
The Warriors put the hammer down on the No. 1-seeded Rockets at Toyota Center on Monday night, taking an impressive 119-106 win in Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference finals.
Kevin Durant leads the way as Warriors take Game 1 from Rockets in 119-106 win
The Warriors put the hammer down on the No. 1-seeded Rockets at Toyota Center on Monday night, taking an impressive 119-106 win in Game 1 of the 2018 Western Conference finals.
Kevin Durant top scored for Golden State in their western conference finals game one win at Houston
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Kevin Durant top scored for Golden State in their western conference finals game one win at Houston
Kevin Durant went off, Houston&#39;s shooters were silent. Was Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals indicative of a series to come, or merely one outcome within a long matchup?
Kevin Durant, Warriors Prove Too Much for Rockets in Game 1 Rout
Kevin Durant went off, Houston's shooters were silent. Was Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals indicative of a series to come, or merely one outcome within a long matchup?
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, shoots over Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) in the second half during Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is congratulated by head coach Steve Kerr, left, after their win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is congratulated by head coach Steve Kerr, left, after their win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is congratulated by head coach Steve Kerr, left, after their win over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) scores against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
<p>The Rockets were favored to win Game 1 on Monday night, but Kevin Durant had other ideas. He matched James Harden bucket for bucket and led to the Warriors to a huge 119-106 win.</p>
Warriors show Rockets who's boss, steal Game 1 in Houston

The Rockets were favored to win Game 1 on Monday night, but Kevin Durant had other ideas. He matched James Harden bucket for bucket and led to the Warriors to a huge 119-106 win.

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) argues a call during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) argues a call during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) argues a call during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) is stopped by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tires to score during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) is stopped by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tires to score during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) is stopped by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) as he tires to score during the second half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) scores over Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, right, during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives past Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) and guard Eric Gordon (10) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives past Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) and guard Eric Gordon (10) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives past Houston Rockets forward Luc Mbah a Moute (12) and guard Eric Gordon (10) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela (15) blocks a shot by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant signs autographs before Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant signs autographs before Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant signs autographs before Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference Finals against the Houston Rockets, Monday, May 14, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
As we watch how far players like Chris Paul, LeBron James and Kevin Durant have come following their big decisions, it is hard to ignore that the initial anger and vitriol thrown at them has given way to respect and admiration.
Chris Paul's success with Rockets should shut down loyalty vs. rings debate
As we watch how far players like Chris Paul, LeBron James and Kevin Durant have come following their big decisions, it is hard to ignore that the initial anger and vitriol thrown at them has given way to respect and admiration.
<p>On the Warriors&#39; flight back from Indiana on April 5, Kevin Durant had a chat with Jordan Bell...</p>
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When YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim uploaded that first video of Me at the Zoo in 2005 it was hard to imagine what the video sharing site launched under the slogan "broadcast yourself" might become. These days, A-list celebrities like Will Smith and professional athletes like Golden State Warriors standout Kevin Durant use YouTube to afford intimate if controlled glimpses of their private lives, even as not-ready-for-mainstream players like gamer Mark Fischbach (better…
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First, Kevin Durant. Now, Thompson
Report: Klay Thompson could sign contract extension this offseason, which would save Warriors many millions
First, Kevin Durant. Now, Thompson
First, Kevin Durant. Now, Thompson
Report: Klay Thompson could sign contract extension this offseason, which would save Warriors many millions
First, Kevin Durant. Now, Thompson
FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors&#39; Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Oakland, Calif. Green&#39;s phenomenal, do-everything postseason has featured Charles Barkley declaring he&#39;d like to punch the emotional Golden State star in the face, a death threat from a crazy fan who Green encouraged to get the help he needs and an attempt to listen in on the Pelicans huddle. Oh, and it just so happens he also became the first Warriors player to ever average a triple-double in a postseason series in the process. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Oakland, Calif. Green's phenomenal, do-everything postseason has featured Charles Barkley declaring he'd like to punch the emotional Golden State star in the face, a death threat from a crazy fan who Green encouraged to get the help he needs and an attempt to listen in on the Pelicans huddle. Oh, and it just so happens he also became the first Warriors player to ever average a triple-double in a postseason series in the process. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
FILE - In this April 28, 2018, file photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series in Oakland, Calif. Green's phenomenal, do-everything postseason has featured Charles Barkley declaring he'd like to punch the emotional Golden State star in the face, a death threat from a crazy fan who Green encouraged to get the help he needs and an attempt to listen in on the Pelicans huddle. Oh, and it just so happens he also became the first Warriors player to ever average a triple-double in a postseason series in the process. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What If LeBron Hadn't Made It? Imagining the NBA Without King James
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What If LeBron Hadn't Made It? Imagining the NBA Without King James
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What If LeBron Hadn't Made It? Imagining the NBA Without King James
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What If LeBron Hadn't Made It? Imagining the NBA Without King James
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
What If LeBron Hadn't Made It? Imagining the NBA Without King James
What would the NBA look like if LeBron James never made it? The hypothetical opens up rabbit holes in every direction. We examine the ripple effects for the Cavs, Raptors, Kevin Durant and more.
Thrive Global Closes Series B Extension with $43 Million Raised to Date, Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant, San Francisco 49ers Enterprises and Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Wndrco Among New Funders
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
'It wasn't even a huddle!' - Green interrupts Pelicans
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
'It wasn't even a huddle!' - Green interrupts Pelicans
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
'It wasn't even a huddle!' - Green interrupts Pelicans
While Kevin Durant was busy taking free-throws, the New Orleans Pelicans took some time to discuss tactics against the Golden State Warriors - along with one unwelcome listener.
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Play of the Day - Curry's crafty assist to Durant
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Play of the Day - Curry's crafty assist to Durant
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Play of the Day - Curry's crafty assist to Durant
Steph Curry and Kevin Durant combined for one of the plays of the night as the Golden State Warriors wrapped up their Western Conference semi-finals series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 8: Kevin Durant #35 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors high five during the game against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - MAY 8: Kevin Durant #35 and Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors high five during the game against the New Orleans Pelicans in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2018 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
Stephen Curry produced another impressive display as the Warriors advanced to the NBA&#39;s Western Conference finals.
Kevin Durant on Steph Curry: 'You see when you let the dog off the leash what happens'
Stephen Curry produced another impressive display as the Warriors advanced to the NBA's Western Conference finals.
When the Warriors are paying attention, they’re capable of dominating to a degree we’ve never really seen before. And when Kevin Durant is on, he makes Golden State downright impossible.
The Real NBA Playoffs Are About to Begin—and Kevin Durant Can End Them
When the Warriors are paying attention, they’re capable of dominating to a degree we’ve never really seen before. And when Kevin Durant is on, he makes Golden State downright impossible.
When the Warriors are paying attention, they’re capable of dominating to a degree we’ve never really seen before. And when Kevin Durant is on, he makes Golden State downright impossible.
The Real NBA Playoffs Are About to Begin—and Kevin Durant Can End Them
When the Warriors are paying attention, they’re capable of dominating to a degree we’ve never really seen before. And when Kevin Durant is on, he makes Golden State downright impossible.
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis, right, is hugged by Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 113-104 to win the series. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, right, is hugged by Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 113-104 to win the series. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, right, is hugged by Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 113-104 to win the series. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) dunks past New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Nikola Mirotic, left, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) dunks past New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic, left, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) dunks past New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic, left, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, is defended by New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Nikola Mirotic during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, is defended by New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, is defended by New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) reacts after dunking past New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Nikola Mirotic, center, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) reacts after dunking past New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic, center, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) reacts after dunking past New Orleans Pelicans' Nikola Mirotic, center, during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant dunks against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant dunks against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant dunks against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors' Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors' Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, tries to tip the ball in as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, and Kevon Looney defend during the second half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors' Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis, center, goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors' Kevon Looney, bottom left, and Kevin Durant defend during the first half in Game 5 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Story of the Day - Durant helps Warriors extend series lead
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Story of the Day - Durant helps Warriors extend series lead
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Story of the Day - Durant helps Warriors extend series lead
A big night from Kevin Durant inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference semi-final series against the New Orleans Pelicans.
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Warriors move within one win of Western finals
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Warriors move within one win of Western finals
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
Warriors move within one win of Western finals
Kevin Durant notched up a game-high 38 points to guide the Golden State Warriors to an 118-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans, giving them a 3-1 advantage in their Western Conference semi-final series.
After the Warriors suffered a blow out loss to the Pelicans in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals, Draymond Green got so upset that he decided to text Kevin Durant.
Draymond Green Challenged Kevin Durant in 4 a.m. Text After Game 3 Loss
After the Warriors suffered a blow out loss to the Pelicans in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals, Draymond Green got so upset that he decided to text Kevin Durant.
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, left, congratulates Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, left, congratulates Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, left, congratulates Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Draymond Green is an emotional player. And often times, that&#39;s what makes him so great.
Draymond Green Challenged Kevin Durant in 4 a.m. Text, Durant Replies "I Got You"
Draymond Green is an emotional player. And often times, that's what makes him so great.
<p>With support from his fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, Draymond Green got his wish...</p>
Draymond Green's campaigning was convincing enough for Kerr to make the change

With support from his fellow All-Stars Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, Draymond Green got his wish...

Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on the Golden State Warriors bench.
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on the Golden State Warriors bench.
Kevin Durant&#39;s monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant&#39;s monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on the Golden State Warriors bench.
Kevin Durant's monster Game 4 came after he received a critical text message from Draymond Green in the middle of the night
Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on the Golden State Warriors bench.
Athletes find motivation in a myriad of ways. LeBron James reads The Godfather.Donovan Mitchell stirs up beef over Rookie of the Year. And Kevin D...
A Late-Night Text From Draymond Green Powered Kevin Durant's Game 4 Explosion
Athletes find motivation in a myriad of ways. LeBron James reads The Godfather.Donovan Mitchell stirs up beef over Rookie of the Year. And Kevin D...
Athletes find motivation in a myriad of ways. LeBron James reads The Godfather.Donovan Mitchell stirs up beef over Rookie of the Year. And Kevin D...
A Late-Night Text From Draymond Green Powered Kevin Durant's Game 4 Explosion
Athletes find motivation in a myriad of ways. LeBron James reads The Godfather.Donovan Mitchell stirs up beef over Rookie of the Year. And Kevin D...
The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets can both book their spots in the Western Conference final with victories on their home courts on Tuesday.
NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant scores 38 in Warriors' lopsided win over Pelicans; Rockets down Jazz for 3-1 lead
The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets can both book their spots in the Western Conference final with victories on their home courts on Tuesday.
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 38 points as the Golden State Warriors topped the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday.
Durant guides Warriors to 3-1 lead, Rockets' defense dominates again
Kevin Durant led all scorers with 38 points as the Golden State Warriors topped the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday.
Kevin Durant helped the Golden State Warriors take a 3-1 series lead over the New Orleans Pelicans, but he received some help beforehand.
Early-morning Green text prompts huge game from Durant
Kevin Durant helped the Golden State Warriors take a 3-1 series lead over the New Orleans Pelicans, but he received some help beforehand.
Kevin Durant helped the Warriors take a 3-1 series lead over the Pelicans, but he received some help before the game even started.
NBA playoffs 2018: Early-morning Draymond Green text prompts monster game from Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant helped the Warriors take a 3-1 series lead over the Pelicans, but he received some help before the game even started.
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 6: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2018 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Durant's scores 38, Warriors down Pelicans for 3-1 lead
NEW ORLEANS, LA - MAY 6: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2018 NBA Playoffs on May 6, 2018 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, and forward Draymond Green (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, and forward Draymond Green (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, and forward Draymond Green (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Klay Thompson (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Klay Thompson (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) goes to the basket in front of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant, left, forward Draymond Green (23) and guard Klay Thompson (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) battles under the basket with Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make a basket while being guarded by New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (R) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make a basket while being guarded by New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (R) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make a basket while being guarded by New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (R) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) knocks the ball out the hands of Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 118-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans (AFP Photo/Sean Gardner)
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans (AFP Photo/Sean Gardner)
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
Kevin Durant (R) of the Golden State Warriors shoots against Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make basket while being surrounded by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (2nd R), New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (2nd R) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make basket while being surrounded by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (2nd R), New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (2nd R) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to make basket while being surrounded by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (2nd R), New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (2nd R) and New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to get past New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to get past New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) tries to get past New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (R) during the second quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) blocks New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) to keep the path clear for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) blocks New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) to keep the path clear for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) blocks New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) to keep the path clear for Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) tries to guard Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) tries to guard Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) tries to guard Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the third quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 06 May 2018. The Warriors beat the Pelicans 118-92. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr congratulates Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 188-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr congratulates Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 188-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr congratulates Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant in the final seconds in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. The Warriors won 188-92. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Kevin Durant, Warriors cruise to Game 4 win in New Orleans
Kevin Durant, Warriors cruise to Game 4 win in New Orleans
Kevin Durant, Warriors cruise to Game 4 win in New Orleans
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots against New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) block New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) from making a shot while New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis watches (back) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) block New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) from making a shot while New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis watches (back) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 06/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) block New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (C) from making a shot while New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis watches (back) during the first quarter of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals game between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Louisiana USA on 06 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDERSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Sunday, May 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
From left to right, Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson and guard Shaun Livingston watch from the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
From left to right, Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson and guard Shaun Livingston watch from the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
From left to right, Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson and guard Shaun Livingston watch from the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) blocks a pass by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) blocks a pass by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) blocks a pass by Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win (AFP Photo/Sean Gardner)
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win (AFP Photo/Sean Gardner)
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
Jrue Holiday of the New Orleans Pelicans shoots over Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors as the Pelicans narrowed the gap in their playoff series to 2-1 with a 119-100 win
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (top) of Montenegro shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (top) of Montenegro shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (top) of Montenegro shoots as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, and center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, and center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, and center JaVale McGee and forward Kevin Durant, right, sit on the bench during the second half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-100. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro looks to get the ball past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro looks to get the ball past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro looks to get the ball past Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) dunks the ball during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) dunks the ball during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (bottom) watches as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) dunks the ball during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) is covered by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) is covered by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) is covered by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) dunks the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) dunks the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
New Orleans (United States), 04/05/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) dunks the ball as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches during the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game three between the Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 04 May 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/DAN ANDRSON SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E&#39;Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward E'Twaun Moore (55) during the first half of Game 3 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Friday, May 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Steve Kerr, Kevin Durant offer different takes on Charles Barkley's comments
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can&#39;t play
He has been making 'weird noises' - Durant on Curry
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can't play
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can&#39;t play
He has been making 'weird noises' - Durant on Curry
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can't play
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can&#39;t play
He has been making 'weird noises' - Durant on Curry
Golden State Warriors star, Kevin Durant, says it is good to have teammate Steph Curry back from injury as he behaves oddly when he can't play
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, shoots against New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Rajon Rondo (9) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, shoots against New Orleans Pelicans' Rajon Rondo (9) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, shoots against New Orleans Pelicans' Rajon Rondo (9) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry (30) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate during the second half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from New Orleans Pelicans&#39; E&#39;Twaun Moore (55) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from New Orleans Pelicans' E'Twaun Moore (55) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from New Orleans Pelicans' E'Twaun Moore (55) in the first half in Game 2 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Report: Kevin Durant sold more signature shoes than Steph Curry in 2017
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant drives to the basket against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Stephen Curry, left, watches his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant as players warm up for Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans,Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, watches his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant as players warm up for Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans,Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, watches his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant as players warm up for Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans,Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) reacts after feeding an alley-oop pass for a dunk by Kevin Durant, left, during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant&#39;s defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
The Jim Rome Show: Sam Amik talks Kevin Durant's defense
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant's defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant&#39;s defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
The Jim Rome Show: Sam Amik talks Kevin Durant's defense
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant's defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant&#39;s defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
The Jim Rome Show: Sam Amik talks Kevin Durant's defense
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant's defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant's defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
The Jim Rome Show: Sam Amik talks Kevin Durant's defense
NBA insider Sam Amik calls Jim Rome to discuss Kevin Durant's defensive performance versus the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 1.
In what will likely be their last game before Steph Curry’s return, the Warriors didn’t leave much room for improvement. Instead, they fired on all cylinders as Draymond Green and Kevin Durant led a 123-101 thrashing of the Pelicans to take Game 1 of the Conference Semifinals.
Warriors cruise to 123-101 Game 1 win over Pelicans even without Stephen Curry
In what will likely be their last game before Steph Curry’s return, the Warriors didn’t leave much room for improvement. Instead, they fired on all cylinders as Draymond Green and Kevin Durant led a 123-101 thrashing of the Pelicans to take Game 1 of the Conference Semifinals.
In what will likely be their last game before Steph Curry’s return, the Warriors didn’t leave much room for improvement. Instead, they fired on all cylinders as Draymond Green and Kevin Durant led a 123-101 thrashing of the Pelicans to take Game 1 of the Conference Semifinals.
Warriors cruise to 123-101 Game 1 win over Pelicans even without Stephen Curry
In what will likely be their last game before Steph Curry’s return, the Warriors didn’t leave much room for improvement. Instead, they fired on all cylinders as Draymond Green and Kevin Durant led a 123-101 thrashing of the Pelicans to take Game 1 of the Conference Semifinals.
New Orleans Pelicans&#39; Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, center left, and Draymond Green (23) during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center left, and Draymond Green (23) during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
New Orleans Pelicans' Anthony Davis (23) shoots over Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, center left, and Draymond Green (23) during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
JGM05. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (background) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ / ASSOCIATED
JGM05. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (background) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ / ASSOCIATED
JGM05. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) goes to the basket as New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (background) looks on during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/MARCIO JOSE SANCHEZ / ASSOCIATED
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant conducts an interview as confetti comes down after the team&#39;s 123-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans during Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant conducts an interview as confetti comes down after the team's 123-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans during Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant conducts an interview as confetti comes down after the team's 123-101 win over the New Orleans Pelicans during Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
MMD45. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (R) of Montenegro during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD45. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (R) of Montenegro during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD45. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (R) of Montenegro during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD39. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (L) looks to pass under the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD39. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (L) looks to pass under the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD39. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (L) looks to pass under the basket against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the second half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors&#39; Stephen Curry, left, follows his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant before Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans, Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, follows his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant before Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans, Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, left, follows his shot next to teammate Kevin Durant before Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New Orleans Pelicans, Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant reacts after dunking against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant reacts after dunking against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant reacts after dunking against the New Orleans Pelicans during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Saturday, April 28, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
MMD16. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD16. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD16. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) grabs a defensive rebound on New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) grabs a defensive rebound on New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) grabs a defensive rebound on New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD10. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches the flight of the ball as New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) defends during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD10. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches the flight of the ball as New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) defends during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD10. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) watches the flight of the ball as New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) defends during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD09. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (C) as Golden State Warriors forward David West (L) sets a screen during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD09. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (C) as Golden State Warriors forward David West (L) sets a screen during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD09. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) drives around New Orleans Pelicans forward Solomon Hill (C) as Golden State Warriors forward David West (L) sets a screen during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD02. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) makes a basket against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD02. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) makes a basket against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD02. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (C) makes a basket against Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (L) and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD01. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends against New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (L) during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 29/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic (L) of Montenegro during the first half of the NBA Western Conference Semifinals basketball game one between the New Orleans Pelicans and the Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 28 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Nueva Orleáns, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Klay Thompson (11) celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Don't expect Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant to take another pay cut this summer.
Kevin Durant: If I take another $10 million pay cut, Warriors ‘going to start taking advantage of me’
Don't expect Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant to take another pay cut this summer.
Don't expect Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant to take another pay cut this summer.
Kevin Durant: If I take another $10 million pay cut, Warriors ‘going to start taking advantage of me’
Don't expect Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant to take another pay cut this summer.
Stephen Curry&#39;s return is the biggest X-factor in this series, but it&#39;s not the Pelicans&#39; only challenge.
Pelicans’ big question vs. Warriors: Who guards Kevin Durant?
Stephen Curry's return is the biggest X-factor in this series, but it's not the Pelicans' only challenge.
Durant: &#39;We&#39;ll see what happens, but I don&#39;t see myself taking that big of a cut&#39;
Kevin Durant: If I take another $10 million pay cut, Warriors ‘going to start taking advantage of me’
Durant: 'We'll see what happens, but I don't see myself taking that big of a cut'
Durant: &#39;We&#39;ll see what happens, but I don&#39;t see myself taking that big of a cut&#39;
Kevin Durant: If I take another $10 million pay cut, Warriors ‘going to start taking advantage of me’
Durant: 'We'll see what happens, but I don't see myself taking that big of a cut'
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Kevin Durant searching for his missing 3-point shot, 'it's a matter of time'

Against the Spurs in the opening round of the playoffs, Kevin Durant made just 10 of his 40 3-point attempts...

Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Story of the Day - Durant and Thompson combine for 49 points as Warriors seal series
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Story of the Day - Durant and Thompson combine for 49 points as Warriors seal series
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Story of the Day - Durant and Thompson combine for 49 points as Warriors seal series
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Durant makes huge block for Warriors against Spurs
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Durant makes huge block for Warriors against Spurs
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Durant makes huge block for Warriors against Spurs
Kevin Durant came up with a massive block for the Golden State Warriors as they finally got their defence into gear against the San Antonio Spurs, recording a 99-91 victory in the NBA playoffs.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Warriors seal series win with game five victory over Spurs
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Warriors seal series win with game five victory over Spurs
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Warriors seal series win with game five victory over Spurs
Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 49 points, as the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win their NBA playoff series 4-1.
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, looks to pass away from San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Danny Green, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay embraces Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay embraces Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay embraces Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant applauds a score during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant applauds a score during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant applauds a score during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant waits for a time out during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant waits for a time out during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant waits for a time out during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors, from left, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Kevin Durant celebrate a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors, from left, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Kevin Durant celebrate a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors, from left, Draymond Green, Andre Iguodala, and Kevin Durant celebrate a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Kevin Durant scored 25 points as the Golden State Warriors powered into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
NBA: Kevin Durant powers Golden State Warriors into Western Conference play-off semi-finals
Kevin Durant scored 25 points as the Golden State Warriors powered into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio couldn&#39;t keep up with Kevin Durant. Can New Orleans?
Warriors eliminate Spurs, advance to face Pelicans
Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio couldn't keep up with Kevin Durant. Can New Orleans?
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, speaks with San Antonio Spurs&#39; Patty Mills at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, speaks with San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, speaks with San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) and Draymond Green celebrate in the final seconds of Game 5 of the team&#39;s first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) and Draymond Green celebrate in the final seconds of Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) and Draymond Green celebrate in the final seconds of Game 5 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge, right, looks to pass the ball away from Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, JaVale McGee, and Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, looks to pass the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, JaVale McGee, and Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, looks to pass the ball away from Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, JaVale McGee, and Andre Iguodala (9) during the first half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 24: Kevin Durant #35 high fives Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors after LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs turned the ball over in the final minutes of Game Five of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 24, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round
OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 24: Kevin Durant #35 high fives Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors after LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs turned the ball over in the final minutes of Game Five of Round One of the 2018 NBA Playoffs at ORACLE Arena on April 24, 2018 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Manu Ginobili, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, left, during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio couldn&#39;t keep up with Kevin Durant. Can New Orleans?
Warriors eliminate Spurs, advance to face Pelicans
Kawhi Leonard-less San Antonio couldn't keep up with Kevin Durant. Can New Orleans?
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
Kevin Durant (R) high fives Draymond Green as the Golden State Warriors power into the Western Conference playoff semi-finals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay congratulates Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay congratulates Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay congratulates Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant looks at the scoreboard during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant looks at the scoreboard during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant looks at the scoreboard during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, left, scores over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Davis Bertans during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, scores over San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, left, scores over San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 99-91. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Klay Thompson, left, celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, left, celebrates a score with Kevin Durant during the fourth quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
<p> Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) </p>
Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) congratulates Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) congratulates Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) congratulates Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91, eliminating the Spurs from the playoffs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs&#39; Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91 and took the series. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91 and took the series. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors won 99-91 and took the series. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs&#39; Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, embraces San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili at the end of Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Danny Green during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, rebounds over San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Davis Bertans during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Davis Bertans during the first quarter in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Why that&#39;s believable
Kevin Durant: Liking anti-Russell Westbrook Instagram comment was ‘total accident’
Why that's believable
Why that&#39;s believable
Kevin Durant: Liking anti-Russell Westbrook Instagram comment was ‘total accident’
Why that's believable
Kevin Durant liked a comment that described Russell Westbrook as &quot;the problem&quot; when the pair were Oklahoma City Thunder team-mates.
A total accident – Durant responds to Instagram criticism of Westbrook
Kevin Durant liked a comment that described Russell Westbrook as "the problem" when the pair were Oklahoma City Thunder team-mates.
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Westbrook
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Westbrook
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Kevin Durant &#39;liked&#39; an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant &#39;liked&#39; an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant &#39;liked&#39; an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant &#39;liked&#39; an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant 'liked' an Instagram comment criticizing Russell Westbrook and called it an accident
Kevin Durant &#39;likes&#39; Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Kevin Durant 'likes' Instagram comment disparaging Russell Westbrook
Not the conversation Warriors star wants to be having (I think)
Kevin Durant apparently likes Instagram comment critical of Russell Westbrook (photo)
Not the conversation Warriors star wants to be having (I think)
Not the conversation Warriors star wants to be having (I think)
Kevin Durant apparently likes Instagram comment critical of Russell Westbrook (photo)
Not the conversation Warriors star wants to be having (I think)
Giannis Antetokounmpo recently said that he'd like to play in Milwaukee for twenty years; but Kevin Durant has some advice for the Greek Freak after undergoing similar thinking in Oklahoma City prior to leaving for Golden State.
Kevin Durant says Giannis Antetokounmpo Should ‘Play for Himself’
Giannis Antetokounmpo recently said that he'd like to play in Milwaukee for twenty years; but Kevin Durant has some advice for the Greek Freak after undergoing similar thinking in Oklahoma City prior to leaving for Golden State.
Kevin Durant liked comment that said 'the problem was Westbrook'
Kevin Durant is once again at the forefront of an internet controversy.
Kevin Durant Likes Instagram Comment Calling Russell Westbrook 'The Problem'
Kevin Durant is once again at the forefront of an internet controversy.
Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo share many similarities. They both are athletic freaks, usually reserved and played for small-market teams.
Kevin Durant's Advice to Giannis Antetokounmpo: He Should 'Play For Himself'
Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo share many similarities. They both are athletic freaks, usually reserved and played for small-market teams.
San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors&#39; David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) drives against San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
<p> San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate) </p>
Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep

San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots against Golden State Warriors' David West (3) and Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant warms up on the court before Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-90. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant warms up on the court before Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-90. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant warms up on the court before Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 103-90. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Like Giannis, Kevin Durant was once the big star in a little city.
Kevin Durant on Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I would tell him to play for himself’
Like Giannis, Kevin Durant was once the big star in a little city.
Like Giannis, Kevin Durant was once the big star in a little city.
Kevin Durant on Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I would tell him to play for himself’
Like Giannis, Kevin Durant was once the big star in a little city.
<p>Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to &#39;play for himself&#39; even if it means leaving Bucks</p>
Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to 'play for himself' even if it means leaving Bucks

Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to 'play for himself' even if it means leaving Bucks

<p>Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to &#39;play for himself&#39; even if it means leaving Bucks</p>
Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to 'play for himself' even if it means leaving Bucks

Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to 'play for himself' even if it means leaving Bucks

Kevin Durant giving Giannis Antetokounmpo advice on his future could worry some Bucks fans.
Kevin Durant encourages Giannis Antetokounmpo to 'play for himself' even if it means leaving Bucks
Kevin Durant giving Giannis Antetokounmpo advice on his future could worry some Bucks fans.
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge during the first half of Game 4 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Sunday Yahoo NBA slate, but you won&#39;t find him using the Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant. Find out why.
Yahoo DFS Basketball: Sunday Picks
Sasha Yodashkin breaks down the Sunday Yahoo NBA slate, but you won't find him using the Warriors' Kevin Durant. Find out why.
<p>Steph Curry is already sidelined. Then, Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston hurt their left ankle in Game 3. The Warriors are fully set on a sweep and some rest.</p>
With health No. 1 concern, Warriors aiming high for sweep of Spurs

Steph Curry is already sidelined. Then, Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston hurt their left ankle in Game 3. The Warriors are fully set on a sweep and some rest.

Kevin Durant scored 26 points as the Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 lead over the Spurs who were playing with heavy hearts after the death of Gregg Popovich&#39;s wife.
NBA Playoffs: Spurs on brink of elimination after emotional loss to Warriors; 76ers' Joel Embiid shines on debut
Kevin Durant scored 26 points as the Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 lead over the Spurs who were playing with heavy hearts after the death of Gregg Popovich's wife.
Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston leave with late ankle injuries
Warriors beat Spurs in glum Game 3
Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston leave with late ankle injuries
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be &#39;Fine&#39; for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
Kevin Durant Injury Latest: GS Forward Left Game With Ankle Injury but Will Be 'Fine' for Game 4
SAN ANTONIO,TX - APRIL 19: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors basket against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on April 19 , 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs
SAN ANTONIO,TX - APRIL 19: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after a Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors basket against the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center on April 19 , 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) is thrown back attempting to score against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Pau Gasol, top, and forward LaMarcus Aldridge, bottom, during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is thrown back attempting to score against San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol, top, and forward LaMarcus Aldridge, bottom, during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is thrown back attempting to score against San Antonio Spurs' Pau Gasol, top, and forward LaMarcus Aldridge, bottom, during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Klay Thompson (11) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge (12) runs up the court during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) runs up the court during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson (11) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) runs up the court during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Fans help Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) from falling into the seating area in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Fans help Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) from falling into the seating area in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Fans help Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) from falling into the seating area in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Golden State Warriors&#39; Draymond Green (23), Klay Thompson, bottom right, and Kevin Durant, right, watch a shot by Aldridge sink through the basket during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23), Klay Thompson, bottom right, and Kevin Durant, right, watch a shot by Aldridge sink through the basket during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23), Klay Thompson, bottom right, and Kevin Durant, right, watch a shot by Aldridge sink through the basket during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Draymond Green (23) and Kevin Durant (35) defend as San Antonio Spurs&#39; Bryn Forbes (11) attempts a shot in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and Kevin Durant (35) defend as San Antonio Spurs' Bryn Forbes (11) attempts a shot in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green (23) and Kevin Durant (35) defend as San Antonio Spurs' Bryn Forbes (11) attempts a shot in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) lies on the court as teammates wait to help him up late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lies on the court as teammates wait to help him up late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lies on the court as teammates wait to help him up late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) chases the ball as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant lies on the court with an apparent injury late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) chases the ball as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant lies on the court with an apparent injury late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) chases the ball as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant lies on the court with an apparent injury late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) walks off the court as a member of the staff and coach Steve Kerr, right rear, watch late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) walks off the court as a member of the staff and coach Steve Kerr, right rear, watch late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) walks off the court as a member of the staff and coach Steve Kerr, right rear, watch late in the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Golden State won 110-97. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston leave with late ankle injuries
Warriors beat Spurs in glum Game 3
Kevin Durant and Shaun Livingston leave with late ankle injuries
San Antonio Spurs&#39; Danny Green (14) defends as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) drives during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) defends as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) defends as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shouts from the court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shouts from the court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shouts from the court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant stands on the court during the first half of Game 3 of the team&#39;s first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant stands on the court during the first half of Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant stands on the court during the first half of Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Quinn Cook (4) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs&#39; Kyle Anderson, right, walks by in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Quinn Cook (4) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson, right, walks by in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Quinn Cook (4) and Kevin Durant (35) celebrate a basket as San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson, right, walks by in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes a shot as the San Antonio Spurs defend in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes a shot as the San Antonio Spurs defend in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) takes a shot as the San Antonio Spurs defend in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) shoots as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant celebrates a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as San Antonio Spurs&#39; Kyle Anderson (1) defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson (1) defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) shoots as San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson (1) defends during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) drives to the basket past San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) defends as Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) advances the ball up court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) defends as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) advances the ball up court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) defends as Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) advances the ball up court in the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant points skyward as he walks onto the court for Game 3 of the team&#39;s first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant points skyward as he walks onto the court for Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant points skyward as he walks onto the court for Game 3 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant dunks as San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) watches during the the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant dunks as San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) watches during the the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant dunks as San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) watches during the the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in San Antonio, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine's annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors Kevin Durant, other famous Bay Area names honored on TIME's 100 list
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine's annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine&#39;s annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors Kevin Durant, other famous Bay Area names honored on TIME's 100 list
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine's annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine&#39;s annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors Kevin Durant, other famous Bay Area names honored on TIME's 100 list
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine's annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine&#39;s annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Warriors Kevin Durant, other famous Bay Area names honored on TIME's 100 list
Warriors star Kevin Durant is among the top 100 influential people in the world, according to TIME Magazine's annual list released on Thursday. And several other famous Bay Area names join KD on that list.
Tennis star Roger Federer, snowboarder Chloe Kim and figure skater Adam Rippon also made the list.
J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time's 100 Most Influential People list
Tennis star Roger Federer, snowboarder Chloe Kim and figure skater Adam Rippon also made the list.
<p>J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time&#39;s 100 Most Influential People list</p>
J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time's 100 Most Influential People list

J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time's 100 Most Influential People list

<p>J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time&#39;s 100 Most Influential People list</p>
J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time's 100 Most Influential People list

J.J. Watt, Kevin Durant among athletes recognized on Time's 100 Most Influential People list

35 of TIME&#39;s 100 most influential people chose the song they find to be most inspirational.
Kevin Durant Explains Why Drake's "God's Plan" Is So Important
35 of TIME's 100 most influential people chose the song they find to be most inspirational.
TIME: Kevin Durant one of the 100 most influential people in the world
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife&#39;s death.
Durant saddened after death of Gregg Popovich's wife
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife's death.
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife&#39;s death.
Durant saddened after death of Gregg Popovich's wife
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife's death.
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife&#39;s death.
Durant saddened after death of Gregg Popovich's wife
Kevin Durant sent his prayers and condolences to San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich after news broke of his wife's death.
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Story of the Day - Durant takes charge as Warriors fly past Spurs
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Story of the Day - Durant takes charge as Warriors fly past Spurs
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Story of the Day - Durant takes charge as Warriors fly past Spurs
Kevin Durant hits 32 points at the Warriors impose themselves in their play-off series
Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another superb playoff performance and the Golden State Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 on Monday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson carried the Warriors to an easy Game 2 win over the Spurs
Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another superb playoff performance and the Golden State Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 on Monday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another superb playoff performance and the Golden State Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 on Monday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson carried the Warriors to an easy Game 2 win over the Spurs
Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another superb playoff performance and the Golden State Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 on Monday night for a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Daniel E. Dobish takes a look at Dwyane Wade&#39;s vintage performance in a surprising victory in the City of Brotherly Love and Kevin Durant&#39;s big game
Daily Dose: Miami Nice
Daniel E. Dobish takes a look at Dwyane Wade's vintage performance in a surprising victory in the City of Brotherly Love and Kevin Durant's big game
Stephen Curry watched another lopsided win from the bench in sheer delight, wearing a sport coat and big smile.
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs
Stephen Curry watched another lopsided win from the bench in sheer delight, wearing a sport coat and big smile.
Stephen Curry watched another lopsided win from the bench in sheer delight, wearing a sport coat and big smile.
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs
Stephen Curry watched another lopsided win from the bench in sheer delight, wearing a sport coat and big smile.
Durant and Thompson both weighed in with 30-point games as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series.
NBA Playoffs: Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson help Warriors sink Spurs; Dwyane Wade ends Sixers' winning streak
Durant and Thompson both weighed in with 30-point games as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series.
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
Kevin Durant weighed in with a 30-point game as the Warriors powered to a 116-101 win that puts the NBA champions 2-0 up in their best-of-seven series against the Spurs
<p> Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) </p>
Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series lead on Spurs

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Kyle Anderson, left, during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson, left, during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Kyle Anderson, left, during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs&#39; Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs' Danny Green (14) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first quarter in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Dejounte Murray during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) lays up a shot over San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Ezra Shaw/Pool Photo via AP)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant celebrates a score against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs&#39; LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Antonio Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge, right, shoots against Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant during the second half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 16, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Golden State won 116-101. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Kevin Durant finished with 32 points, six rebounds and six assists while Thompson had 31 points with five assists. (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
Kevin Durant finished with 32 points, six rebounds and six assists while Thompson had 31 points with five assists
Kevin Durant finished with 32 points, six rebounds and six assists while Thompson had 31 points with five assists. (AFP Photo/EZRA SHAW)
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OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 14: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs in Game One of Round One during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 14, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Durant, defending champ Warriors get defensive, beat Spurs
OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 14: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs in Game One of Round One during the 2018 NBA Playoffs on April 14, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, second from left, shoots over San Antonio Spurs&#39; Manu Ginobili (20), Rudy Gay (22) and LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, second from left, shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), Rudy Gay (22) and LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, second from left, shoots over San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), Rudy Gay (22) and LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Manu Ginobili (20) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball against San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs&#39; Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) looks to pass the ball away from San Antonio Spurs&#39; Patty Mills during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) looks to pass the ball away from San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) looks to pass the ball away from San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
<p> Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) </p>
Durant, defending champ Warriors get defensive, beat Spurs

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, drives the ball around San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Dejounte Murray (5) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs&#39; Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant, right, shoots against San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills (8) during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a score with Draymond Green, left, as San Antonio Spurs&#39; Rudy Gay (22) watches during the second half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a score with Draymond Green, left, as San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) watches during the second half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant (35) celebrates a score with Draymond Green, left, as San Antonio Spurs' Rudy Gay (22) watches during the second half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors&#39; Kevin Durant scores against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant scores against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant scores against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
MMD27. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over San Antonio Spurs center Davis Bertans (L) during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD27. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over San Antonio Spurs center Davis Bertans (L) during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD27. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots over San Antonio Spurs center Davis Bertans (L) during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD23. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for a loose ball during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD23. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for a loose ball during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD23. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for a loose ball during the second half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (R) during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) dunks the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) dunks the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD19. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (C) dunks the ball against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD13. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots a two pointer as San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (L) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD13. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots a two pointer as San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (L) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD13. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) shoots a two pointer as San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green (L) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for the ball during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for the ball during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD11. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (L) and San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili (R) reach for the ball during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (L) goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (L) goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (L) goes up for a shot as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (R) defends during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors players (L to R) forward Draymond Green, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson, and center JaVale McGee, during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors players (L to R) forward Draymond Green, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson, and center JaVale McGee, during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- Golden State Warriors players (L to R) forward Draymond Green, forward Kevin Durant, guard Klay Thompson, and center JaVale McGee, during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (R) drives to the basket as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (C) and forward Kevin Durant (L) defend during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (R) drives to the basket as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (C) and forward Kevin Durant (L) defend during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
MMD04. Oakland (United States), 14/04/2018.- San Antonio Spurs forward Kyle Anderson (R) drives to the basket as Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green (C) and forward Kevin Durant (L) defend during the first half of the Western Conference first round Playoffs at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, USA, 14 April 2018. (Baloncesto, Estados Unidos) EFE/EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO SHUTTERSTOCK OUT
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OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 29: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 29, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
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OAKLAND, CA - MARCH 29: Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors handles the ball against the Milwaukee Bucks on March 29, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
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