Kevin Durant Comments on Getting Booed, Playing with Stephen Curry, Warriors

July 26th, 2016 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

Kevin Durant is confident beauty will transcend hate when the Golden State Warriors step on the floor next year.

In an interview with The Vertical's Michael Lee, however, the 2014 MVP discussed his belief that some of the Warriors' detractors will eventually come around to appreciate the team:

If you like basketball. If you enjoy basketball. But if you enjoy the drama and everything that comes around, the narratives, the comparisons and the rankings, obviously, it's going to be like a TV show to you. If you enjoy pure basketball, like I enjoy it, then it don't matter who is playing. You're going to want to watch good basketball. If you enjoy basketball in its purest form, you can appreciate how far our league has come and the great players in our league. But if you enjoy all that [expletive] that comes from the outside, then you'll love the boos and the tweets and the first takes and all that. I love basketball and I love whoever loves the game in its purest form.

Much of Golden State's success will hinge on how seamlessly Durant moves into what was already a cohesive squad. In particular, he'll need to have a strong rap ...

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