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"durant " Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"That certainly at the very least ratchets up the pressure to get something done. I thought it was interesting, Howard, at the bottom of that story in the athletic, was just a simple paragraph that says Durant has grown close with Boston coach email DOCA in recent years. It's kind of out of nowhere in this story after you don't spend a year with Durant as assistant in Brooklyn and later with Team USA for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. I don't know if you made anything of that. I thought it was interesting because Boston is among the teams that is made an offer for Kevin Durant. Now you have a note at the bottom of the story, relaying that Kevin Durant as a good relationship with emea DOCA. That I made note of that hour. That to me wasn't a throwaway paragraph. No, probably not. There are no throwaway lines in sports media in 2022. Everything it probably means something, everything was, you know, whispered for a purpose. I mean, is that a direct line to, hey, would he really wants us to trade to the Celtics? I mean, the Celtics weren't on his reported list. They're the top of his list was supposed to be Phoenix and Miami. It has that list expanded. We haven't heard that. Maybe it's maybe that's what that's about, or maybe it's just that he would have liked to have seen eme O DOCA supplant Steve Nash in Brooklyn and it's just part of the overall grievance with the organization. Yeah, maybe. I read it as trade me to Boston. That's kind of how I read it. And look, I had one executive who's not involved in the Durant sweepstakes. Do you say to me, if the nets don't have the stomach to bring him to training camp, they should find a way to do a deal with Boston because they're not going to get a better player in a deal than jaylen Brown. Jaylen Brown all star 25 years old still improving as a player has a chance to be a multi time all star in this league. I know they want Marcus smart and whatever other pounds of flesh they want to take from the south, but boss is not Boston wasn't giving up a lot before they certainly aren't giving up a lot now, not in the wake of this report. So I think when you say things haven't changed, where I agree with you is that we're not going to see the nets turn around tomorrow and make a deal. It's just not going to happen. They're going to play this thing out into late August into early September and probably reevaluate where they are once they get to that point. But if the offers don't improve, if there isn't a pathway to get, say, Donovan Mitchell or somebody like that, bam adebayo or somebody like that. A Boston deal makes the most sense. The selfish will give you draft picks. They'll give you jaylen Brown. It's not the Anthony Davis deal that the nets are clearly hoping to get, but it might be the best deal out there for them.
"durant " Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"That he's going to start burning days, weeks, and maybe months of his career. A career that is probably closer to its twilight than not. And again, three months or three years removed from an Achilles injury. He already just had a season torched by his buddy Kyrie Irving, a chance at a championship torched. How much more time does he have to waste? The burden shifts to him if he's not traded. And would it be awkward? Sure. We've seen awkward in this league before. People can navigate awkward. Kevin Durant can show up on media day and say, guys, I know what it's been reported. I know it's been said, but let me just tell you, I just want to win. And that's what we're going to try to do. And then somebody says, but do you still want to be traded? I just want to win. That's what we're here to talk about. It's so easy to shut down those conversations. It's so easy to shut down to the quote unquote, distraction of us, the media talking about it. We talked you and I discussed this last week a little bit. That can still happen. All he has to do is just decide, oh well, it didn't work. I made every play I could to get out of here and it didn't happen, but I'm still here. My buddy Kyrie Irving's still here. We have a roster that could possibly win a championship. Maybe I should just play basketball. That could happen. I'm not saying it will. I'm not saying that it's the most realistic outcome, but I don't think it's off the table. Yeah, I disagree. Of course you do. You've mentioned Kobe a couple of times as part of context here. Yes, Kobe was vocal about wanting to be traded, even going on the radio and saying yes, I wanted to multiple shows that night. He did. Yeah, I remember. I remember that. He didn't do it though in the time of social media, at least not how social media is right now. And I think that can create the kind of firestorm that's difficult to overcome. He also didn't do, he didn't napalm both his coach and GM by names, specifically. He torched Mitch kupchak, I believe at that same time. All right, I believe. I believe he did. And he and Phil Jackson, of course, George each other like, you know, multiple times. I just don't think that there's no such thing as an irreparable relationship in the NBA. Like, coaches and players and teams, organizations and players. They should happen. Howard, let me ask you this. What Steve Nash specifically? You've already had Kyrie just be so dismissive of him. You know, from the very beginning where he said, yeah, we'll have a different coach every night. To the end of the season, me, Kevin, Sean and Joe will manage this team. Like, he has been disrespectful towards Steve Nash, kind of every step of the way. Now you have Durant reportedly saying he doesn't want to play for him anymore. You tell me how does Steve Nash, who's not Phil Jackson, doesn't have the championship pedigree. How does he survive this? Well, this is interesting too, right? So I was there on the day that the Celtics eliminated the nets finished off the sweep and Nick fridell of ESPN asked Kevin Durant is Steve Nash still the right guy to lead this group and Durant's quote was, come on, man. Like he didn't even like the question.
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"8 piece sports time David Schuster a light schedule in Major League Baseball action on Monday but the first place mets in the national league east they were in action and our Mike man Q fills us in The mets continued their winning ways with a 5 to one victory over the reds with 13 wins in their last 15 games the 71 and 39 mets lead the braves by 7 games in the national league east Chris Bassett tossed 8 innings for his 9th win Starling Marte a two run first inning Homer for the mets against Cincinnati's Justin Dunn who took the loss Over in Baltimore the red hot Orioles made it 6 wins in 7 games with a 7 four victory over Toronto four home runs for the Orioles including one by Austin Hayes We're going out expecting to win every game so I think we've been in this mindset now for the last couple months and we're just continuing to play good baseball Meanwhile out in Seattle the Yankees got back in the win column they snapped their 5 game losing skid They defeated the mirror nurse 9 to four and Philip gon fills us in on San Diego and San Francisco Alex would allow just three hits over 6 and a third innings as the San Francisco Giants as the San Diego Padres one to nothing The giant starter would out dual padre started Blake snow who allowed a run on 6 hits in 5 and two thirds innings The Padres have now lost 5 straight games and saw their lead over Milwaukee for the final playoff spot cut to just one game Pro basketball news Kevin Durant reiterated to Brooklyn Nets ownership that he wants to be traded and let's changes are made in the organization College football news Alabama Ohio State and Georgia They are the top three teams in the preseason coaches poll Meanwhile at Oklahoma assistant coach kale Gundy resigned after he was found to use repeated racially charged language and antennas Serena Williams still coming back from injury she won her first match in over a year at a tournament in Toronto I'm David Shuster AP sports
"durant " Discussed on The Garden Report | Boston Celtics Post Game Show from TD Garden
"And I think the outcome would be multiple legit shots at a championship with Durant, at least two. And if you win one or you win two, it's a smashing success. If he gets hurt or declines a little bit, it's a massive failure, but it doesn't make it the wrong move. It's about the value here, right? So I'm looking at and saying, what's good value for Duran? You know, I don't care about picks, so I'm putting the pics on the table. Smart, I think everybody's giving up smart for Durant. And brown's a tough pill to swallow, but that's what gives you the edge over everybody else. So it's Brown, smart, picks, I'm doing it. If it's Brown, smart, rob, that's probably too much. I'm just looking at like hedging the value of what's going to significantly improve your championship. Chance here, because again, we kick this around last week, John. I love the season they just had. It was one of the most exciting Celtic seasons ever, and I can always take value in that. But man, the way the finals, I just watched the finals again the other day. That was tough. The way it ended, how falling short there, the uncertainty of whether or not you're going to get back, they had a really good chance saying, if you had to rant, closing game four, you're probably hanging a banner this fall. You know? Yeah, maybe and again, it's hard to say exactly how that goes. I do question again from a style perspective. You know, one of whether something you want to watch and two, whether it's something that's effective here, I think this is a team where you want to see more ball movement. I think you're less likely to get that with another ball dominant player like Kevin Durant. And so I think that affects you. And again, we have to be honest here. Malcolm Brogdon also likes to have the ball in his hands a lot, and I'm not saying he's going to be the impediment to what Kevin Durant trade, but he's a guy who dribbles a lot, takes it to the whole, creates his shots. So now you're going to start to get a lot of that. If you bring in a Durant and I don't love, I don't love the fit with him and Tatum. It's two guys that do the same thing.
"durant " Discussed on The Garden Report | Boston Celtics Post Game Show from TD Garden
"So naturally, you call and you check and the conversation starts with Durant and the conversation might move to, like I said, I get from a business perspective why you might consider doing that. But it doesn't mean a hard offer was made. It doesn't mean it's anything more than chatter. It doesn't mean it's even necessarily real. It doesn't. The way they're appointed is that the Celtics offered bran. So unless the nets are just like a erroneously thrown that out there, they hype up interests and who knows they could be marks isn't a bad place right now. If this goes wrong for him, his career isn't executives over. So he has to do something extreme like that to try to drum up interest to do whatever he can to get out of this good and setting a new price like this of brown smart and the picks is the best way to do that. Because his first attempt at towns I keep calling him Bennett. Edwards and pecks was so ridiculous that everyone's like, all right, yeah, we're gonna give you that. This seems a little more believable here. But again, if they just picked up the phone and we're tossing around names and doing what GMs do, and he turned that into the Celtics offered Brown, man. Everybody does that all the time. You know? To this degree? Yeah, I think it's pretty common. Because you're trying to show that they're in it. And they're real. But they'd have to be in an array of to say that. So again, I think the Celtics have legitimate interest in this. So I hope couldn't you. I mean, Durant Tatum, that is a one, two punch that would just be epic. And I hate that. I hate it. And the last thing I want is Durant and Tatum's ear. I hate it. I don't know. You don't want a guy flanking Tatum with a little edge. We always complain that Tatum doesn't stand up to guys. If you want to watch a fine one, Kate, like, look, your typical Boston fan or anybody out of market. This is my strictly emotional case against Kevin Durant. You know, you guys don't like Kevin Durant. I've said this on a show before. Like, you made fun of him for going to Golden State and taking the easy way out. You trashed the super team when he went over there with Kyrie. You got mad that they conspired and broke up what the Celtics were trying to go with here. He's a diva. He's got thin skin. He's always on social media. You know, anytime anybody criticizes him, he's frigging sparring with the owner of this company. We don't like him. You don't like him. You don't want a roof for him. You want to root again in 2016 when they sent for 80 and Isaiah. I get it. You hadn't gotten anything. You haven't gotten people to come here. You are going to take your best, put your best shot at any major free agent. Things have changed in Boston. Free
"durant " Discussed on ESPN Daily
"Funny. You know, people have talked to me in the last couple of weeks obviously about my quote unquote prediction that the jazz we're going to tear their team apart. I had knowledge that they were about to trade Gobert. It wasn't a prediction. It was speaking from a position of knowledge. While I appreciate the kindness that came with people's reaction there, with all due respect, that wasn't in the top ten things I've sort of foreseen and called in my career. I love this. The greatest in your face Internet show respect. If I may be so. If you'll just indulge me. Brian, we are here if nothing else than to indulge you. In 2012, I kind of said LeBron's gonna go back to Cleveland. That's right. For which I was vilified in Miami. Full of fine. I know you wanted to leave Miami for various reasons, but that feels like that's also sort of in the top ten list of how that became unsustainable for you personally. Well, and in the heat fans defense, the heat went on to win titles after that. But I, again, doing my job and reading the room and having conversations, I felt that he was going to go back. I felt that's what he was going to do. And I mean, I felt that and said it two years out. To me, that's my, you know, I mean, I know that he also that's your Babe Ruth pointing to the stans moment. Yes. Well, I know that ultimately he gave the interview to Lee Jenkins. And that was a great story, but I was like at sports illustrator, yes. Yes. I told you two years ago. You know? But this all to say that I don't feel that right now. I do feel that it's on the table, but I don't feel that LeBron wants to leave LA or is drawn to go back home one more time. So just to be extra triple clear then Brian, LeBron James does not want to be seen as the shadow general manager of Los Angeles Lakers. Right, but he is very happy to be in the shadows generating leverage that would help his general manager make a certain decision. I don't think he has to generate the language. I think the leverage just exists. After the break, how Kevin Durant is trying to wield leverage of his own. And leaving even the people who tend to know things. Incredibly confused. Starting your own small business can be a total roller coaster between all the ups and downs, twists and turns and highs and lows comes the actual business side of your business, which can really throw you for a loop. Luckily with QuickBooks, you can get paid, run payroll, and know where your business stands from the start. So no matter how bumpy the ride gets, you can always stay on track. New business, no problem. Success starts with Intuit QuickBooks, learn more at QuickBooks dot com. QuickBooks payroll, QuickBooks payments, and QuickBooks online account required. You don't need special gadgets to be a hero, with unlimited 1.5% cash back on every purchase everywhere. 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Yeah, so we just we have a fundamental problem and that is that the teams that want to trade for Kevin Durant just can not afford to pay the price for him. So I have compared it to if you really, really badly want this Lamborghini because that's what Durant is. He's a Lamborghini. But to get the Lambo, you got to sell your house. You get the Lambo, but now you don't even have a place to park it. Now the Lambo doesn't make any sense. And so that's what's happening. Teams like Miami, teams like Toronto, teams like Phoenix, they're like, we just can't pay the price you're asking because if on the other side of this, we have Kevin Durant and nothing else, where have we gone? Because if you're Phoenix, you can't tear apart a 64 win team. And on the other side, have Kevin Durant, but have a worse team. And so the price is so high that nobody's willing to pay it. It's not that people don't think Kevin Durant is worth it. It's just the market won't allow it. If something is so expensive that nobody can afford it, how much value does it actually have? Right. There is a lot of cutting off your nose despite your face kind of stuff that these teams are grappling with, Brian. So yeah, so from Phoenix's perspective, they get this offer sheet that lands on their doorstep for Deandre ayton last week, and they know that matching this off for sheet diminishes their chances of getting Durant. It loads there, salaries with more money, which he is now not tradable for a year. Without his consent, and he may not want to get traded. And it just makes everything harder, but they had to match it because they don't feel like they're right now anywhere close to a Durant trade and they had to make the decision then. Because the Indiana Pacers had made this offer sheet offer. To Deandre Aiden that you would describe as what, Brian. Basically, Indiana was saying, I wonder if they think that they can get Durant. And so they won't match the. So let's just see. And Phoenix was like, look, we're going to keep this guy because we don't know whether we can get Durant. And so that action. Show just how zero traction that they had on Durant. But Brian, is that if you're Kevin Durant, right? Again, this is the toughest part of this because the thing we have least visibility into is Kevin Durant's brain. But if you're Kevin Durant and that is what you're being told by the nets that look man, you're just too good. Like we're not getting anything close to fair value for you. How does that land with you, do you think? That's the big, I would say it's the biggest unknown in the NBA right now. We don't know and from my understanding, the nets don't 100% know why Kevin asked for a trade. They have guesses. They have conjecture, but they still don't know. He has not from what I am told, he is not cleanly articulated why he wanted a trade. And as far as I know, as you and I are talking here, Pablo, Kevin has not articulated his feelings on the idea that they can't trade him and that he
"durant " Discussed on The Cedric Maxwell Podcast
"He's been in that system before when he came there before he didn't buck this system. And Kevin Durant doesn't seem like he wants to, you know, he's going to lead when he needs to, but he understands part of that still Steph to you. So if I'm Steph Curry and I got an opportunity to come out and get him after what they did with him, that's a no brainer. I take that all day. It's a big girl's love that. The last shot. So far, give me a chance to talk and wipe my mouth. All right, so know that to throw the Cedric Maxwell podcast. I ain't built a bone. I'm joined by Cedric Maxwell,
"durant " Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"To, you know, the best offer that could be on the table. I'm looking at the potential candidates. You know, Memphis could probably make a pretty good offer, but Memphis is not gonna throw jaren Jackson or John morant into that deal. And even if it was Jackson Jackson gets hurt a lot to what he's heard now, he's gonna be on foreseen. He's out with a foot injury. And look, Desmond baines a nice player, but that's not a Jalen Brown level guy. Golden State, we've already ruled out Dallas doesn't have anybody. Utah, like, you know, he's not going to Utah. Denver, Denver, I guess maybe if they wanted to throw Porter junior and a whole bunch of guys into that mix, but I don't see that either. Minnesota, no New Orleans. No. Let's stop on New Orleans for a second. All right. New Orleans? All right, now I have all kinds of concerns about Zion. And if I'm David Griffin and the pelicans, I'd be really, really nervous about giving Zion this max extension. If I'm any team acquiring Zion anytime soon, I'm really, really concerned about him and his health and his longevity. But he is a still very young and incredibly talented and explosive player who if he stays healthy can change your team single handedly, right? You have to at least like, I don't know whether Kevin Durant's willing to go to New Orleans, but they have Zion. They have Brandon Ingram. They have CJ McCollum. They have a bunch of really good young interesting players. They have a bunch of the Lakers picks and swaps still from the Anthony Davis trade. That is a time. Who's the player going out? Who's the player going out though? You mentioned all the guys they have down there. Who's going out in a Durant trade? You're starting with Zion. You're asking for Zion first. Oh, I do. We're not deep into hypothetical territory. But yeah, I do Zion for the nets. Well, listen to the table. I just don't see why Durant would want to go if that's because CJ McCollum plus Brandon Ingram plus Kevin Durant plus other role players is a pretty good team. And for Jones much as anyone, but I'm not sure that all right, but listen, the nets are for the next side of it. Certainly you're getting a young potential superstar. I want to say potential and not actual because Zion, he hasn't finished a season yet. So I don't want to assume too much, but we know what the talent level is. If you can get Zion and all of the Lakers picks that the pelicans still own, that's a pretty good starting point, and you're probably going to get and you're going to get several of the other players as well. Maybe a herb Jones may be some of the other young guys. You're looking at it though from and look, I get what you're looking at it from. But from the net's perspective, why would the pelicans do that?.
"durant " Discussed on The Crossover NBA Show with Chris Mannix
"Beginning what they may have the best player that could be thrown into a deal for Kevin Durant. Not the best player other teams have. Like Phoenix has Devin Booker, but you're not getting him. Dallas has Luka Dončić. You're not getting the number one player on all these teams. The number two player though is going to be available. I think jaylen Brown is as good as it gets in that mix. I love this for so many reasons. One of which is, as you mentioned, Boston was a team that got a meeting with Kevin Durant in the Hamptons back in 2016 when the warriors ultimately landed him. And I think there was even some chatter at the time that if he hadn't picked the warriors it would have been the Celtics. If I recall, I don't know, I don't know if that's true. I remember that being the meeting that Tom Brady popped into or something and Isaiah Thomas was on that team. Look, they were an interesting team. Brad Stevens at that point was starting to really separate himself as an NBA coach and they had a successful season before. So look, at the very least, they were in the mix. Well, for Kevin Durant. Back then, and there are better team now. I love, first of all, I also love the idea of almost the reverse of the pierce Garnett deal where the aging star is now going the other direction. Correct. Probably with more left in the tank than Pearson Garnett had, probably. On the other hand, the Celtics are the that's then get jaylen Brown, the guy that the Celtics picked with one of the picks that the nets set them in the piercing garnette deal. So there's a nice little coming home. There's a nice little poetic twist there where they get jaylen Brown a guy that they could have drafted themselves if they hadn't made that ill fated Garnett pierce deal. Listen, I get it. Fans get invested in their guys, especially when your team just made the finals. You don't want to see a core player.
AP Sports SummaryBrief at 11:28 p.m. EDT
"AP sports I'm geffen cool bob Brooklyn Nets star forward Kevin Durant has requested a trade on the eve of the start of NBA free agency The nets have been working with Durant to find a trade partner the 12 time all star has multiple teams on his preferred list Other NBA news two time reigning MVP Nikola Jokić agreed to a supermax extension to remain with the nuggets guaranteeing him at least 264 million over 5 seasons Wizards guard Bradley Beal also re signed on a 5 year deal worth 251 million Major League Baseball Alex Bregman's go ahead two run double in the third inning lifted the Astros over the American League leading Yankees two to one in the national league the Phillies routed the defending champion braves 14 to four In college football news the Big Ten has voted to add Southern California and UCLA as conference members beginning in 2024 deshaun Watson's disciplinary hearing concluded Thursday with the NFL adamant about an indefinite suspension and an NHL news to Detroit red wings of higher Derek lalande as their new head coach Geffen coolbaugh AP sports
Agent: Durant has requested trade from Nets
"The AP is reporting that nets forward Kevin Durant has requested a trade That's according to a person with direct knowledge of the request who says the nets have been working with the all star to find a trade partner ESPN first reported the request citing the sons and heat as two of his preferred destinations The news broke hours before the start of the free agent signing period and a day after Kyrie Irving exercised his buy in with Brooklyn Doran is a 12 time all star a four time scoring champ a three time Olympic gold medalist and a two time NBA champion averaging more than 27 points over 14 seasons I'm Dave
Mo Brooks: We Have the Ground Game but Need Financial Support
"So tell us what's going on on the ground in Alabama my friend Well we're getting blistered with the financial advantage that Mike Durant and Katie Britt have Katie bread is soaking up the money from the Mitch McConnell establishment wing of the party added to that are the special interest groups and as much as 5 the last 7 years That's been a profession registered lobbyist And in particular she's getting money from the open borders chief foreign labor crowd that loves to profit off of the hardship of hardworking Americans who don't want to have to compete against this chief foreign labor So that's pretty much the setup Mike Durant probably the closest analogy I could give to what he would be like in the United States Senate would be John McCain John McCain is the last time that Mike Durant voted in a Republican primary back in 2008 and he was a surrogate for John McCain around the country And that's why I mentioned him as a lookalike for the Mike Durant campaign effort So both of them have tons of money Mike grant He's a successful businessman to his credit He's put in 10 million of his own but he's also been recruited and supported by The Lincoln Project doing business as more perfect union in Alabama doing business as the element of patriots pact Jake harriman of those organizations pledged Mike Durant $15 million if he would get into the race That's a lot of money in a state like Alabama We have the ground game We had the support of almost every single conservative organization at least everyone I know of But unfortunately Mark as you well know
Catherine Glenn Foster Shuts Down Jamie Raskin on Abortion
"Catherine Glenn foster was a witness at a hearing yesterday on Capitol Hill in the house They had a hearing on their abortion bill Or the abortion bills being proposed And Jamie Raskin whose father was famously a red we connections or beliefs tied to the old Soviet Union is a big Democrat now out of Maryland because it's hard to tell a difference between The New York Times as Walter Durant and The New York Times has Jamie Raskin who they love Congressman So the Republicans have their witness Catherine Glen foster and listen to this because she shuts this guy down and he doesn't know where to go Cut four go Is candidly and openly calling for a nationwide ban on all abortions with no exceptions for rape or incest And if I've got that wrong I would invite miss foster to correct me Do I have a wrong yes or no If we added Raven and exceptions would you vote for it Okay I reclaim my time Of course Well she asked you a question And the answer is no
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"durant " Discussed on Based On a True Story
"Speaking of politicians in season four, we do see some power struggles between Durant and John Campbell who comes as the new governor of Wyoming. And the impression that I got was Durant's in charge, he's used to being in charge and then Campbell comes in the picture and Durant just doesn't take too kindly to having somebody in power, like a new person in power..
Celtics complete 4-game sweep of Nets with 116-112 victory
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"durant " Discussed on Open Floor: SI's NBA Show
"This team is a 7 seed for a reason. And going into the series, there was a lot of a lot of respect for Kevin Durant, of course. But he's going up against the best defense in the league, a defense that is basically constructed to there's never been a defense that could successfully shut him down. But as good of a defense as he's ever faced in his life, Tatum is the best player in the series easily and just dominating the one on one matchup guarding Durant. As the primary defender in every game. So in terms of his legacy, this will be if they do lose the recording this on a Monday afternoon. If the nets do lose if they're swept, this will be the second first round series to ran has ever lost. He's a great, great, great, great player. I don't think this impacts too much of how we should view him. I think that how the nets have been coached, how the nets have been constructed, their decisions as an organization are much more emblematic of their struggles in this series. And so that's where I'll leave that. I think the way that Doran has been defended has been magnificent and sure, he could hit more shots, but there's a lot of issues going on in Brooklyn. Yeah, so first of all, I'm with you. I think his legacy is, I think his legacy is he's the best scorer ever. And I think he's undeniably like a top ten talent ever. I think kind of where the resume or accomplishments ultimately end up might be a little bit up for debate. I think if we want to go there, I think in a vacuum, most of us would say he's a better player than Steph Curry, but I think Steph is going to finish his career and rightfully so as the more accomplished player..
Tatum, Brown lead Celtics to 109-103 win, 3-0 lead over Nets
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Celtics rally in 2nd half, beat Nets 114-107 for 2-0 lead
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Tatum's layup at buzzer gives Celtics 115-114 win over Nets
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Irving, Durant lead Nets past Cavs in play-in for No. 7 seed
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Giannis becomes Bucks' scoring leader in OT win over Nets
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Ball scores 33 points, Hornets spoil Irving's home debut
"The Hornets boil Kyree Irving's first home game of the season by beating the nets one nineteen one ten lamella ball had thirty three points nine assists and seven rebounds helping Charlotte tie Brooklyn for eighth place in the east miles bridges scored twenty four points and PJ Washington had eighteen with eleven rebounds for the Hornets who won for the seventh time in eight games Irving finished with sixteen points and tied a season high with eleven assists but shot just six of twenty two from the field Kevin Durant had twenty seven points eight rebounds and seven assists I'm the very
Nets add to Miami's misery, rolling past Heat 110-95
"Kevin Durant scored twenty three points in the nets led by as many as thirty seven and a one ten ninety two thrashing of the heat they usually but it's a lot of teams I hereby just out being more physical and you know transitioning running on about three years but I think they were you know had to take the ball out the basket a lot Seth curry added seventeen points and Andre Drummond had thirteen with eleven rebounds for Brooklyn the heat were without coach Erik Spoelstra who missed the game because of a family issue bam Adebayo led Miami with just fourteen points one more than Tyler hero and Max truce the heat have dropped a season high four straight games and lead the Eastern Conference by a half game over the box I'm the ferry
Bane leads Grizzlies past Nets as Irving scores 43 points
"Desmond bane scored nine straight points to allow the Grizzlies to pull away in the fourth quarter of a win over the nets one thirty two one twenty one office of income moving the ball kept playing confident playing downhill you know I made the plays down the stretch to win a game it's so great when the F. A. Melton match Baines twenty three points while Dillon Brooks finished with twenty one is Memphis played without leading scorer John Moran the Grizzlies wasted a double digit lead in the second half before outscoring Brooklyn twenty nine sixteen in the fourth quarter Kyra Irving led the nets with forty three points while Kevin Durant finished with thirty five Duran also grabbed eleven rebounds for the nets who learned that Irving can play the remainder of their home games this season I'm Dave Ferrie
Durant has 37, Nets beat Jazz 114-106 to extend good stretch
"Kevin Durant had thirty seven points nine rebounds and eight assists to lead the next to a one fourteen to one oh six win over the jazz Brooklyn has won six of their last seven to set a thirty eight and thirty four Durant passed Jerry west to move into twenty second place on the NBA's all time scoring list with twenty five thousand two hundred and thirteen point he enjoyed going against the top flight team I enjoy the competition is out there is one of the best teams in the league they bring the best out of you nondestructive leader for my guys and you know feed off the crowd and I want to cry to feed off me as well Donovan Mitchell had thirty for the forty five and twenty seven jazz might make you so New York
Dinwiddie hits 3 at buzzer, Mavericks beat Nets 113-111
"Spencer Dinwiddie drained a three pointer at the buzzer to give the Mavericks at one thirteen one eleven when it Brooklyn I was in the high slot on the right right side look at the switch the one who's going to operate they sent the double is passed on the double because those are kind of on the right side of four was to me didn't when he came through in the clutch after Kevin Durant had given the nets a one point lead with ten seconds left look at Dodger each finished with thirty seven points nine rebounds and nine assists in the Mavericks eighth win in nine games did what he provided fifteen of his twenty two points in the final period Duran had twenty three points six assists and six rebounds but Brooklyn had its four game winning streak stopped core drug scored a season high twenty one points for the nets and Bruce brown had seventeen I'm Dave very
The Confusion Behind the NYC COVID Policy
"Kevin Durant, talking about the strange COVID policies of the mayor of New York. One of their players, his name is Kyrie Irving, he's not been vaccinated, but because of the law in New York, he can not play. In New York. On the road, however, he can play. Now get this, a visiting opponent in Brooklyn in the same stadium where Kyrie Irving can not play can play even if that player has not been vaccinated. Let me see if I can get this straight. Kyrie Irving has not been vaccinated, he's a member of the Brooklyn Nets. Because of the law in New York, he can not play with his team, but on the road he can play. Even though one would think on the road, he's jeopardizing health of his teammate and his opponents just as he would be jeopardizing the health of his teammates and opponents in Brooklyn, if he were to play, not being vaccinated. However, an opposing player who's not been vaccinated can come to the Brooklyn Nets stadium, where Kyrie Irving can not play because he's not been vaccinated, even though that player has not been unvaccinated, and that player can play.
"durant " Discussed on The Garden Report | Boston Celtics Post Game Show from TD Garden
"He went to Brooklyn and within a year, everyone's like, oh man, he's calling out the kids right out of the gate, you know? And then all of this stuff, and then all of a sudden he just leaves in the middle of a season because he felt like taking a break. And this stuff going on this year. He's about that. He's just in the butt. And it's always the outside, right? It's never them. It's never the whole hearted scenario. And this is on Durant, Irving, harden himself, Nash. They all sat there and were like, we don't hear all this noise. Wait, what reports? Then all of a sudden days later, and they said, right before the deadline, the vino trade. And the trade happens. And so all of a sudden, it's like, oh, let's just, I just keep walking here and keep moving forward and everything's fine. Even though we just played this game for two weeks that there wasn't a fiasco inside the net locker room that led to one of the most shocking trades of all time. So there's always, and it's on every single person on this team. You hear it from Durant. You hear it from the coach. You hear from Kyrie certainly. Always just blaming the outside. Oh, it's a media. Oh, it's all the talk. It's this and that. And it's never them. Even though through two years now, the super team hasn't come close. And they play the Durant folk game, even email says it. I always drive me crazy when email says, oh, I've Durant's foot wasn't on the line. It's excuse after excuse after excuse. And it's funny because anyone gonna take accountability for anything. It's like, I think they think in their minds that they didn't lose the box. That it was just like some flukey thing and they just lost because it was close, man. By Giannis, we thought Giannis blew his knee apart. The fact that they had that upper hand there, you know, in a series because Giannis didn't look like he'd be right and then he came back. He was a frigging hero. So, you know, that one was close. That was really close. That could have gone either way there. You don't know what happens after that. But, you know, whatever. You lost. It's everything counts, you know? Stepping on the line counts. It's just, you know? I just think it's funny because it's quite literally a line, you know? And they went to overtime and scored two points. You got to make a box. The rules are very clear. Everyone forgets over time. They went to overtime and scored only the best part in shorter. Like, no. It's ten feet everywhere. It's like you.
"durant " Discussed on The Garden Report | Boston Celtics Post Game Show from TD Garden
"Like, this is how sports works like always and forever. There's nothing unique about your situation. You literally left the Celtics at the altar. You said you were going to marry them, and you left. And you just and now you're off with someone else. They're going to hate you forever, and they have every reason to. You earn it. I love this. I love this comment. It's blaming the victim. His victim blade. You guys were dying. You guys were dying for this dude two years ago. No, we were questioning two years ago. Like crazy. Like, we've always been, you know, outside of that first seat, or the first one, three, four months when there was no Hayward, and he was on my complete tear. Like, yeah, obviously we didn't, you know, we weren't going to say, oh man, he might leave Bolton, but two years ago that around that time, right before he was going for the very end of his tenure here, everybody was questioning Kyrie. I mean, we questioned if he even gave it his all in that series against the bucks. Never mind, after he eventually did make his decision and lead to Brooklyn. He was being questioned well before he made that decision well before them. And Jimmy and I can flat out say among the few people on record back there and we were back, we were at the garden. And we're looking around at people and we're like, nobody's gonna say this, huh? They should absolutely trade Kyrie at the trade deadline. Like, this is over. This is over. This is over, you know? And they didn't. But anyway, back to Kyrie, forget about that. This is the same, this is his problem. And this is a problem with a lot of those guys, like Kevin Durant. Like, yes. People are going to question when you leave the Golden State Warriors for something. When you join Golden State, people are going to say, you took the easy way out. Your job is to not care about that. It's not to make them think something else, okay? They're going to think that because that's what everybody would think. Okay, you can't beat them join them. You did it? Own it and love the fact that you won titles and move on, okay? I shouldn't matter to you. With Kyrie, they're going to hate you forever, and they probably have a right to because that's what fans do. Move on dude. It's not the fans that are wrong and you hear. That's how fans are. That's how they are. Just like just like they'll revere someone like big baby, who helped when who sits in somebody else's seat. That is someone to get into it later on. What happened? What would happen to them? You put it on the big screen, the crowd goes nuts. Bananas forever. It works the same way on the other side. When you're on the other side of me, exactly. Yeah. You can't make a girl go crazy, and then be like, yeah, do she was crazy. Like, you did that. She wasn't always crazy. You left her at the altar. Everyone gets booed, guys. You get when you choose to leave a team, you get booed, and sometimes it stinks, 'cause sometimes those guys gave their all. We can go back to like, you know, Johnny Damon, for example, was here with the Red Sox and, you know, won a World Series and wanted to stay here and was literally begging for them to match a contract that was totally reasonable and they didn't want him.
"durant " Discussed on ESPN Daily
"Just absolutely slaying it from the mid range. My core right to Durant. Dangerous the top of the arm. Spins throws up a long two. He's tied the game with one second to go. Kevin Durant is simply put the best. It might be the last great mid range score in the NBA for a while. For the shoot, here's the right now..
"durant " Discussed on Xtra Sports Radio 1300 AM
"Durant. Go 10 of 20 from three and they still can't get it done. Now I know it's an exhibition. I know it's a scrimmage shouldn't really even keep score. Get out there. Get in shape. Get some shots up. Get some continuity. But y'all, let's get it together. Team USA is nine and five and exhibitions under Gregg Popovich. We miss Mike Stachowski. So I was horrified by what I saw last night and hopefully the additions of Booker and Drew Holiday and Middleton When those guys get done with the NBA finals, and they can get on the plane and get out to Japan, hopefully that rights the ship because right now I don't think Team USA is going to win the gold medal. Can't believe I'm saying that. All right. No more of that. Let's move on to another All Star game taking place this weekend up in San Jose Paul Rabel, the co founder, CMO and midfielder in the premier lacrosse leagues, joining the show Ben Lyons filled in for Rich Eisen. It's the rich Eisen shelf. After my father was on a ventilator for 20 days due to Covid. He had so many medications. It really was daunting, according to the National Institutes of Health, 30% of Hospital admissions and older adults are drug related, like taking meds at the wrong time. Hero simplifies Medication management and so so thankful that something like this exists, it holds up to 10 different medications. It's all on an app and you can share that app with a caregiver so I can make sure that he got his message is he Missing a dose of his meds. Hero health, smart pill dispenser alerts and delivers pills with the push of a button. It is really so easy to use and a literal lifesaver. Try.
"durant " Discussed on Jalen and Jacoby
"That he didn't play well he played really poorly. Probably one of the worst games i've ever seen. But he had some key assists in that game most notably a nice left hand. Zip pass to kevin durant for a key layup. nice cut from durant with. I'm just. I'm still shocked. I was watching the game. Just shocked shocked shocked that they weren't involving him in the offensive actions. If you're the bucks explain to me tell me by curtain it was so clear to me as a novice. I never played the nba. Never coached never played college. I'm watching the game. Like why don't they just attack. James harden can't move. Why didn't they do that. That was a mistake. There's no it's houston. I can make for your family like you have to find a way to challenge james harden and not allow him to basically be out there and you really never go at them and the stat stands out to me. The most emotionally and psychologically is that james harden returned and play more minutes than yawns forty six minutes dot forty six seasons for her play minutes then jaanus so if you're watching the nfl game and elite wide receiver. The andrei hawkins are is playing against the rams and having a great game and movement of all around the field. What do you think jalen ramsey go go to the sideline until the defensive coordinator and his head coach. I'm following him. I don't care if you got me on the right side. I don't care what you're saying. I don't care what we practice. All we care what the game plan is. But i'm following him. He leads up in the backfield. I'll be he lands up.
"durant " Discussed on The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz
"They didn't have turnovers. They didn't have steals or blocks track. This is the best performance in the playoffs. Statistically since nineteen eighty-three beyond the first round. So what he's doing when he did last night beyond the first one we we can talk about. Charles barkley did an amazing game in the first round of few like in nineteen ninety. Two damian. Lillard just dropped fifty five and a double overtime game against the denver nuggets. But this what we're seeing with. Kevin durant is the single best statistical performance beyond the first round since the full box score was tracked in one thousand nine hundred three tom. I was saying. I mean i don't know what is the greater compliment. What you said. I don't think it's up for dispute jordan. Never had that game. Given all of the circumstances involved that we never saw that anywhere in the career even in the playoff game. After which larry bird called him. God where michael jordan lost. He scored sixty three points. We have never seen that game from that situation from. I don't think anybody yeah. We haven't i mean you could put. I think you put in the modern era to me. Lebron's game six twenty in which he dropped forty one points eleven assists eight rebounds. Four blocks three steals whatever it was game. Six against the the seventy two. Seventy two ten seventy three and nine goals lawyers that is the to me a little bit higher than the simply because of the finals and the everything going on in that in two thousand sixteen season the stakes are higher in that game but statistically just looking at the box score you haven't seen this from michael jordan. You haven't seen this by steph curry. You haven't seen of the modern era. You have not seen a performance like this you can probably points and maybe wilt chamberlain and sixty two but nothing What you saw last night and giving james harden just. It was so he couldn't get into the paint. You could not get into the three point. I could not move any played. Forty six minutes and kevin durant. I mean the thing that really stuck out to me was when he was at the free. Throw line to put up the team up. Four in the in the final seconds of the game is two free throws. He's got forty eight points. They're up by three. He misses the first and he just goes. Who like so mad. He just like it became a medium right the face that he may became a mean. I'm asking you guys. Do you think he was. Matt moore mad. They didn't put fifty it was given tommy. It was putting the game away in movie. It's a four points and so it's a two possession game. He was more mad in his head that he couldn't get to the peace right. Yes one hundred percent top part of the reason. We're celebrating him the way we are. You're calling it. The greatest game ever played in it is the greatest game ever played is because of the absence of kyrie irving because of the stakes. But certainly because kyrie's not there and james harden is a shell of himself. yes and remember. I was on this show like two days ago talking about. This is the fact that kevin durant when he's not playing with james harden and kyrie irving. They're still really freaking good. They're really good. They're point margin is plus thirteen every one hundred possessions and people were writing nets off. Say oh there's no kyrie there's no gene. But i think there is something to the fact that when they play korean james harden no play the other guys know their roles in a play. Those roles better yet better defensive players on the floor and jeff green look at jeff. Green game is is a total anomaly. But when you look at this performance without those two guys In it's an incredible. Like what you stu gods want is. Put them on your shoulders as wade airing the team. He did that last night. I will say though to have a very stugatz opinion. He doesn't have to do it again right because this series is not over. They're going to win on the road. Now it's not always one. We have like one out of two games in in order to advance like and that's kind of playing every second and then having to go again forty eight hours later and if they lose that and having to go again forty eight hours later i for me. This is not. I don't think this is done as bad as milwaukee looked kind of bereft is. They looked in losing that game or durant prefers irving being outright tom for his own personal glorious just in general like he just.
"durant " Discussed on RJ Bell's Dream Preview
"Now, if gone state wins, two more games in the odds are in a little better, I guess, in twenty five percent. The case could be made the Kevin Durant came off his sake, bad play the game in which he was so hurt that he literally lost his season, over it by blown out his achilles. Is that how you signed a Kelly's? Again, I you might wanna refund for that. Verney can rest as long as we're talking about Durant Verney rised on his weekend gig. Is the idea that he and again, I think this is kind of dramatizing it, but I think it's hair dran did play when there was a real risk of getting reinjured, they didn't think you would. But there was certainly an increase wrist. He played exceptionally well far less than one hundred percent and the difference between that and him not playing is we're allowed them to win game five. If you lose game five you're out it's over. And the fact of the matter is, they won, if they went six and seven it will be like, Kevin Durant. He hero level. Effort balls grit. Whatever you wanna call it is, why going state one third straight title. And I think it'd be legitimate, if he would've stayed on the bench or stayed not playing. They probably don't win if they win. He'll be the difference. Imagine playing one quarter in the entire series and being able to say you, you know, and he won't say it, but that's going to be the PR messaging that your sacrifice. It's almost like giving your kidney up to the person who ends up going back in time machine and shooting Hitler kind of thing. It's like, yeah, you're only one piece of a chain of events. But if it weren't for that piece it wouldn't happen, right? Yeah. He said up hold on. We gotta let that breathe a little bit. How do you come up with that lay your kidney go back in time? And I don't know where you come on. It's it's a little bit of plain on off a trope now. Is there is the old? If you went back in time and Hitler was in his crib. What would you do because it's the whole kind of need superman. Do you take the law in your own hands? Those ski rats Kona call. I've read a few books back in college, the dealt with these issues because I probably had a superman complex myself. So, and it's an interesting concept if you're better, and again, not I grew up from that, not that I don't think I do things well, but, you know, we're all you or at least I know I'm human. I've had many human moments his a lot of people though. We talked about healing on mosque and we won't get back into that, but should you could it's so funny. Because in one way, we're getting so into everyone's the same. And to me, like everyone's the same. Why work hard? All right. So to me that was always a problem with socialism. I'm not talking about socialism as in social security, socialism. I mean, you know, from the book Karl Marx, the theory is, what motivates human activity. You are Brad, one of the hardest workers..