Kevin Durant told Thunder he wasn’t leaving before joining Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take - - vimore.org

Kevin Durant told Thunder he wasn’t leaving before joining Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take

Kevin Durant told Thunder he wasn’t leaving before joining Warriors - Stephen A. | First Take

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Stephen A. Smith shares reports that Kevin Durant did not get along well with Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, leading to KD joining the Brooklyn Nets. Despite Durant’s denial, Stephen A. also reports that KD told Russell Westbrook and other Oklahoma City Thunder teammates that he was staying the night before flying to the Hamptons to join the Warriors back in 2016. ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV Exclusive interviews with Rachel Nichols https://urlzs.com/jNURe Stephen A. Smith on ESPN https://urlzs.com/W19Tz ESPN on Social Media: ► Follow on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/espn ► Like on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/espn ► Follow on Instagram: www.instagram.com/f/espn Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more. More on ESPN.com: http://www.espn.com



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