Already considered a surefire Hall-of-Famer, Durant's career accomplishments are vast, including back-to-back Finals MVP in each of the last two seasons, a 2014 MVP, six All-NBA First Team selections and four scoring titles. "What was the difference between the Warriors the previous year and this year, and what was my answer?" Kevin Durant, look what he did for us previous year. "He's one of the best players that I've ever played against, that this league has seen".
Kevin Durant unashamedly admitted he was rather "happy" than sympathetic toward Smith's late-game gaffe, having given the Warriors a superior mental edge early in the series, one which they rode all the way to a second consecutive championship. I don't want to go there.
Durant signed a below-market, two-year deal worth $51 million last year. He added, "It's as if David Robinson chose to join Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen in Chicago and coast his way to some mid-'90s titles".
On the way to his second straight NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award, Durant averaged 28.75 points, 10.25 rebounds, 7.5 assists and 2.0 blocked shots over 41.0 minutes of action in the four-game sweep of the Cavaliers. "The Bay Area allows me to be who I am, as a city, to just blend in, and the team allows me to do the same thing", he told Lee. "Hell yeah I can move on", he said. During that March interview with The Athletic, Durant hinted at the possibility of locking into the franchise for the long haul: "I'm sure here soon I'll want to sign a long-term deal just to feel".
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While Myers' comments may seem generous, they actually highlight an odd reality in the National Basketball Association - due to the salary structure of max contracts, the best players in the league are never paid their true worth. So it's hard for me to go out there and play for that type of stuff because it changes through so many people.
"I pride myself on standing out wherever I am", Durant added.
Yes, it's been reported - and aggregated - that the Warriors are interested in acquiring Anthony Davis, but that's in the same way that I'm interested in acquiring a Mercedes AMG S-63 - I'd certainly like to have it, but I'm neither capable or willing to pay what it costs.