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Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#1 » by BugginOut » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:20 pm

Read on Twitter


https://sports.yahoo.com/kevin-durant-says-wanted-chill-235100241.html

Thoughts on this? Was Durant just being soft here or are Knicks fans way too demanding of our star players and our expectations are too high?
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Post#2 » by DaT WaVeY RiCaN » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:27 pm

If anything this just makes Melo more respectable
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#3 » by knicksNOTslick » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:27 pm

BugginOut wrote:
Read on Twitter


https://sports.yahoo.com/kevin-durant-says-wanted-chill-235100241.html

Thoughts on this? Was Durant just being soft here or are Knicks fans way too demanding of our star players and our expectations are too high?

It's not really the fans. It's more so the media, but KD still picked the easy route. He decided he wanted to play in NY but didn't want the noise that comes with it, and that shouldn't have been surprising given that he signed with the Warriors with the assumption that he would just win rings without any sort of criticism.
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#4 » by 3toheadmelo » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:35 pm

DaT WaVeY RiCaN wrote:If anything this just makes Melo more respectable

Melo was the only super star in the league that was willing to take the challenge of being a Knick and embraced it. Guys like KD ain’t built for it.
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#5 » by JXL » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:36 pm

Here's my opinion: **** KD

Him and his butt buddy Kyrie can go to Brooklyn. I guarantee they won't win any rings there.
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Post#7 » by NewYorkPride85 » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:39 pm

knicksNOTslick wrote:
BugginOut wrote:
Read on Twitter


https://sports.yahoo.com/kevin-durant-says-wanted-chill-235100241.html

Thoughts on this? Was Durant just being soft here or are Knicks fans way too demanding of our star players and our expectations are too high?

It's not really the fans. It's more so the media, but KD still picked the easy route. He decided he wanted to play in NY but didn't want the noise that comes with it, and that shouldn't have been surprising given that he signed with the Warriors with the assumption that he would just win rings without any sort of criticism.


So he wanted to come to NY but decided to take the easier route yet again, lol. The more he opens his mouth, the more thankful I am that we dodged those two bullets. Good luck in Brooklyn :lol:
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#9 » by JXL » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:43 pm

SmoothLefty21 wrote:Brooklyn is all black?


Not in the last decade. Much more liberal hippies there AFAIK.
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Post#10 » by HEZI » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:44 pm

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DaT WaVeY RiCaN wrote:If anything this just makes Melo more respectable

Melo was the only super star in the league that was willing to take the challenge of being a Knick and embraced it. Guys like KD ain’t built for it.


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Post#11 » by dakomish23 » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:44 pm

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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#12 » by Deeeez Knicks » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:45 pm

There is def more pressure and expectations on the Knicks and not everyone is built for it. KD def wasn't built for it and would have crumbled.

On the flip side, any player that helps win the Knicks a title will be a god in the city forever. Knicks just got to start making smart moves and build a solid core. Biggest issue is that team has stunk and they built some garbage. Can't even blame players for not wanting to come unless we throw them a bag, although KD's reasons are suspect.
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Post#13 » by Kampuchea » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:47 pm

SmoothLefty21 wrote:Brooklyn is all black?


We lost KD because we have Ignas Brazdeikis on the roster. :banghead:
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#14 » by AllanHoustonFan » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:54 pm

Why does the media keep bringing this topic up every 2-3 months? WHO GIVES A **** AT THIS POINT. IT'S BEEN OVER A YEAR.

Besides everyone and their mama knew KD was going to be a Knick until he blew out that achilles.
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Post#15 » by Stannis » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:55 pm

JXL wrote:
SmoothLefty21 wrote:Brooklyn is all black?


Not in the last decade. Much more liberal hippies there AFAIK.

I thought he was referring to the color theme?
I believe he wasn't educated on the situation. Many people could have been harmed not only financially, physically, emotionally, spiritually. We do have freedom of speech, but there can be a lot of negative that comes with that

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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#16 » by Stannis » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:58 pm

I'm still calling bs on this. He's already said it was because Nets were closer to winning.

Knicks just need to make a good roster. Players want to win. Don't believe the bs that media and fans scare them away.

Players still go to the LAL because they had a winning culture despite being all hollywood.
I believe he wasn't educated on the situation. Many people could have been harmed not only financially, physically, emotionally, spiritually. We do have freedom of speech, but there can be a lot of negative that comes with that

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Post#17 » by Context » Fri Sep 11, 2020 3:59 pm

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3toheadmelo wrote:
DaT WaVeY RiCaN wrote:If anything this just makes Melo more respectable

Melo was the only super star in the league that was willing to take the challenge of being a Knick and embraced it. Guys like KD ain’t built for it.


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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#18 » by Jeff Van Gully » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:00 pm

BugginOut wrote:
Read on Twitter


https://sports.yahoo.com/kevin-durant-says-wanted-chill-235100241.html

Thoughts on this? Was Durant just being soft here or are Knicks fans way too demanding of our star players and our expectations are too high?


i take nothing away from KD's on-court greatness. but he is so damn fragile. he couldn't handle being a knick. that's from the heart.

this is a man who creates burner accounts out of his own insecurity. we've seen this man damn near fight a child who heckled, "UT is butt." he ain't built for this. let him enjoy park slope or wherever.

no disrespect to my brooklyn people. i love BK. i'm not one of THOSE harlem guys.
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#19 » by Jeff Van Gully » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:01 pm

Stannis wrote:
JXL wrote:
SmoothLefty21 wrote:Brooklyn is all black?


Not in the last decade. Much more liberal hippies there AFAIK.

I thought he was referring to the color theme?


same.
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Re: Kevin Durant says he wanted 'chill' Brooklyn instead of being Knicks 'savior' 

Post#20 » by thebuzzardman » Fri Sep 11, 2020 4:02 pm

JXL wrote:
SmoothLefty21 wrote:Brooklyn is all black?


Not in the last decade. Much more liberal hippies there AFAIK.

I think he meant the cool uniforms....

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