Listen: Kevin Durant, Patrick Beverley Patrick Beverley And Patrick Beverley discussed on The Stephen A. Smith Show
"One of the greatest scores in NBA history that Patrick that. Kevin durant? And I'm talking about right now is being shut down by a dude and Patrick Beverley. That is being used just trying to validate that he belongs in a National Basketball Association. Patrick Beverley that God six feet one one hundred and eighty five pounds out of the university of Arkansas a second round pick forty second overall in two thousand nine NBA draft that is better spent as first five years playing in Houston alongside James harden. That is now a member of the Los Angeles Clippers. Who has never averaged more than twelve points in his career who spent this season averaging seven point six points per game. Only starting forty nine of the seventy eight games. He played this year that Patrick Beverley who bought away the twelve point thirty average last year with an only eleven games that he played due to injury. So essentially, it's really only been in the six lakes sixties in the league. Patrick beverley. Has shut down. Kevin durant? Now, just one game. Let's not lose perspective here. Kevin Durant is still one of the greatest players in the game. One of the greatest scores that we've ever seen matter of fact, I got you out from some unnamed hall of famers. I won't give you their names chewed me the hell out because I said that I would pick Kevin Durant above Larry Bird. As a small forward. But I got news for you that Dan prediction, look good today. Kevin Durant was held to eight attempted charts. Eight attempted shots that Kevin Durant. Kevin Durant was forced to commit nine turnovers laser gentlemen. Kevin Durant at sometime at so points. Didn't even look like he was interested in playing. Kevin durant? Fouled out. And this is after a game one performance where he ultimately was a jetted because him and Patrick Beverley Patrick Beverley coaxed him into a confrontation and Kevin Durant got himself objected. So you follow that up with a district performance that led to you getting a fouled out of the game this gentleman Patrick Beverley attempted as many shots. Kevin Durant last night. Patrick Beverley attempted as many shots as coming around. This. You can't make this up. Kevin durant? No question to take him in the post call for the ball and just turn around and shoot over him. There's no denying that. Both for some reason. Kevin Durant is allow Patrick Beverley to get inside his head back to back off the fouth. Kevin Durant said to all of us. I just wanna talk basketball. I just wanna play basketball. Oh, we talk about ball. Now, we talk about playing basketball. Now, I want to hear anything about Kevin Durant of free agency. I don't want to hear anything about where. Kevin Durant don't land. I don't want to hear anything about whether or not he stays. So he goes to go to lease. We'll go to state none of that's relevant. Now. What's relevant? Now is that the clippers have made this a series? They came back from a thirty one point deficit in the middle of the third quarter and won this game the other storylines to take from this one of them being. My god. Can we give more credit to Doc Rivers? I mean, do you not see the coaching job? This man has done. Who"