Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors

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Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:08 pm

Kevin Durant spoke about his decision to leave the Golden State Warriors for the Brooklyn Nets during an interview with J.R. Moehringer of the Wall Street Journal.


"As time went on, I started to realize I'm just different from the rest of the guys," said Durant. "It's not a bad thing. Just my circumstances and how I came up in the league. And on top of that, the media always looked at it like KD and the Warriors. So it's like nobody could a full acceptance of me there."


The Warriors already had a well-established core of Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala before Durant arrived.


Durant calls Kyrie Irving his "best friend in the league."

Via J.R. Moehringer/Wall Street Journal

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Post#2 » by Chris3323 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:37 pm

Sounds like he regrets handing the Warriors two easy titles.
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Post#3 » by GreekAlex » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:57 pm

He is different.

He never won a title without them. :lol:
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Post#4 » by artsncrafts » Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:58 pm

Durant has it so hard. :lol:
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Re: Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#5 » by capwolf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:08 pm

GreekAlex wrote:He is different.

He never won a title without them. :lol:


And was their literal most valuable player twice.
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Post#6 » by Spud2nique » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:15 pm

Awwww his best friend in the league. That’s adorable cupcake! Yes, you will always be a little bitch cupcake and don’t forget it. Fke a$$ scrub fans go away now.
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Post#7 » by Psubs » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:15 pm

capwolf wrote:
GreekAlex wrote:He is different.

He never won a title without them. :lol:


And was their literal most valuable player twice.


Finals MVPs are what make him different. 8-)
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Re: Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#8 » by PoundTown » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:21 pm

This guy's "woah is me" attitude is getting a little ridiculous. What a unlikeable and sensitive little biatch. Boohoo, dude.
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Post#9 » by beavis15205 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:25 pm

Good luck with all that KD, Kyrie is no Steph Curry
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Post#10 » by Hoopstarr » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:33 pm

Kyrie being KD's best friends sounds like a mutually beneficial agreement they made to rehab their image. Did anyone know about this friendship before they basically announced it?
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Post#12 » by Pennebaker » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:55 pm

KD is going to feel this way on every team he joins.

I think it's time to start calling KD what he is, and that's toxic.
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Post#13 » by thesaint9 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:06 pm

Of course Kyrie is his best friend. They both are drama queens. Let’s see how two large egos on the same team mesh in BKN.
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Post#14 » by Disinformation » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:22 pm

Yeah, on a team of Alphas, I bet a Beta like KD felt out of place. He'll be much happier with his idiot friend Kyrie.
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Post#15 » by hyberx » Tue Sep 10, 2019 5:47 pm

The difference is KD wants to be the Man and Warriors' greatest strength is being a team.

KD in his 1st year with the Ws went out of his way to fit in. He listened to Kerr and played off-ball a lot more and defended. It showed on his better efficiency. After the 1st ring, he seems to be not satisfied being part of the team and let the media noise getting to him. He wanted to be the Man again. He started playing more ISO balls throwing the team off rhythm and thus led to the struggles on the Ws' subsequent playoff run. That's why most people can see Ws play better as a team on the offensive end without KD.

Still, as a 20+ years Ws fan, there's no ill will toward KD. He helped us getting 2 out of last 3 rings and took a huge risk with his health and contract future on the last one. It's been a good run and good luck to him.
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Post#16 » by Canadian6ersFan » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:05 pm

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Post#17 » by Maf » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:12 pm

Jesus come out of the closet already.
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Re: Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#18 » by 31to6 » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:30 pm

Kevin Durant is a real man's man. Basically a lumber jack. A rugged, no nonsense sort of guy, hewn from the very rock of Earth. He might even be reading this :o
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Re: Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#19 » by Myth » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:59 pm

Pennebaker wrote:KD is going to feel this way on every team he joins.

I think it's time to start calling KD what he is, and that's toxic.

I usually use a word like toxic to describe a guy who makes a team worse. Durant, as unlikable as he may be to many, doesn't seem to fit that for me.
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Re: Kevin Durant: I Started To Realize I'm Just Different From Rest Of Warriors 

Post#20 » by J-Mezzy » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:43 pm

KD is not toxic. Outside of Green who is a much more polarizing figure, no one has ever complained about KD or said he causes drama.

I know we like to hate on the guy, but the hate gets out of hand. And he was the alpha on that team no matter how many times you call him cupcake.

But the guy clearly has issues. He is awkward and insecure. His issues will go on long after he retires.
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