Kevin Durant Describes 2016 Team USA Experience As 'Therapy'

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Kevin Durant Describes 2016 Team USA Experience As 'Therapy' 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:11 pm

Kevin Durant ended an emotional summer in which he left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors by winning a gold medal in the Olympics.


USA Basketball provided Durant a sanctuary, playing basketball while bonding with new and old friends.


“It was therapy for me after making a big change in my life,” Durant said. “It made my life easier … I knew [a backlash] was coming. It was definitely different for me, but to come here in an environment where people accepted me and didn’t care about anything except being my buddy, that’s what I needed.”


Durant isn't sure if he'll return for Tokyo in 2020.


“I can’t say right now,” Durant told The Vertical. “I’ll be 31, going on 32 …”

Via Michael Lee/The Vertical

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Re: Kevin Durant Describes 2016 Team USA Experience As 'Therapy' 

Post#2 » by Patches Perry » Mon Aug 22, 2016 3:35 pm

Back to the reality of NBA arenas. Good luck.
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Re: Kevin Durant Describes 2016 Team USA Experience As 'Therapy' 

Post#3 » by Hakimbrook » Mon Aug 22, 2016 5:18 pm

I have no problem with anyone talking to the media except Melo. Dude just can't win unless he's surrounded by superstars. Hope he doesn't run his mouth anytime soon cuz i'll then flip my lid.
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Post#4 » by ccvle » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:40 pm

Hakimbrook wrote:I have no problem with anyone talking to the media except Melo. Dude just can't win unless he's surrounded by superstars. Hope he doesn't run his mouth anytime soon cuz i'll then flip my lid.



who can win with jason smith, james white, calderon, Quincy Acy, bargnani, Lou Amundson?
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Post#5 » by luss54321 » Tue Aug 23, 2016 4:12 pm

Hakimbrook wrote:I have no problem with anyone talking to the media except Melo. Dude just can't win unless he's surrounded by superstars. Hope he doesn't run his mouth anytime soon cuz i'll then flip my lid.


He won an NCAA championship by putting the team on his back. No superstars there.

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