Kevin Durant Received Text from Former President Barack Obama After Finals Win

Durant delivers, Warriors champs

In the immediate aftermath of Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors last July, Stephen A. Smith took to Twitter to share his thoughts about what he called a "weak" move by Durant. The Warriors won 129-120 t. When it was all said and done the Warriors got through the 2017 postseason with just a single loss. Barring something insane happening, like a major injury and/or an unexpected member of one of the team's cores demanding a trade, we're probably getting this again.

I think that the first two games we talked about previous year, you can go over all the shootarounds the walkthroughs you want to go through, but until you actually get on the floor and play against this team, it's tough. Scorned and scrutinized from every angle for that decision, Durant triumphantly raised his arms and an MVP trophy Monday night all these months later- beaming as a first-time National Basketball Association champion, just as planned. He hinted he would opt out of a deal that pays him the maximum he can get in order to help Golden State's chances of re-signing players such as Andre Iguodala or Shaun Livingston - two key reserves on both title teams. "It's easier said than done obviously, but that's the goal".

Corden joked, "I would've 100% thrown that game", to which Durant responded, "We played like we did".

We got better when I got hurt.

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This was a team that went 73-9 in the 2016 regular season and then signed superstar Kevin Durant. The reports did not specifically cite President Trump as a reason, but Warriors coach Steve Kerr and star Stephen Curry have been particularly critical of Trump since the election.

"As long as they stay healthy and stay together, this team could be a dominant force over the next five or six years, without question", Barry said. But seriously? I don't quite agree with what Stephen A. Smith thinks about him, but I am getting exhausted of hearing him talk. "Still feel like that today", Curry said. "It's kind of insane to think about the conversations we had this summer and going into the year about how we can both mesh and do what we do and be the players that we are and (to) see it come to life in this series, it was unbelievable". But what we do know is that if both teams head into the Finals as now constructed, Golden State will be the overwhelming favorite to win again.

"We'll handle that accordingly and responsibly, and do the right thing for us individually and as a group". "Nothing should distract from what we were able to accomplish together".

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