Kevin Durant Comments on Relationship with Russell Westbrook

November 1st, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »

Golden State Warriors star forward Kevin Durant spoke in depth about his relationship with former teammate and Oklahoma City star guard Russell Westbrook in interviews with Anthony Slater of the San Jose Mercury News and Sam Amick of USA Today.

"I love Russ," Durant told Slater. "I don’t care what nobody say. I don’t care what he say or what the fans say. Like, this is a tough time right now in our relationship. But I love Russ. I love his family. They all know that."

Durant also seemingly bristled at the notion that he and Westbrook weren't close during their time in Oklahoma City, or that either he or Russell was taking shots at one another behind closed doors, per Slater: 

All that stuff I hear is lies. All that stuff that I’m taking shots at the Thunder or Russell. It’s just there to try to separate us. They did it when we were playing together. They tried to separate us. So obviously they’re going to do it even more now. C’mon. I don’t have nothing against Russell. As I shouldn’t. And I don’t think he have nothing against me. I don’t thin ...

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