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Durant: ‘I’m planning on staying with the Warriors’

10 June, 2018, 22:35 | Author: Tommie Newton
  • Mark Schwarz asks Kevin Durant a question

LeBron was asked if he thought Durant was going to be a problem when he first went up against him in the Finals back in 2012. On a night when Steph Curry and Klay Thompson were held to 21 points on 7-for-27 shooting from the field, Durant sizzled with 43 points, including a dagger 3 with 49.8 seconds to play as the Warriors went to win Game 3, 110-102, at the Quicken Arena.

It was James' third consecutive game of scoring 25 points or more in this year's finals.

His performance was remarkable in so many ways but the efficiency with which he scored against Cleveland's defensive pressure really stood out.

It appears the Golden State Warriors will remain a "super team" for the 2018-2019 season with Kevin Durant returning to a lineup that features four other perennial all stars, according to a report from ESPN.

Durant has still been destroying the Cavaliers by targeting mismatches - he's * a href="http://stats.nba.com/players/playtype-post-up/?CF=PlayerFirstName*E*kev" *shooting 51.5 percent on pull-ups and has posted an enormous 72.7 effective field goal percentage on shot attempts coming after at least seven dribbles.

Simona Halep trumps Sloane Stephens to win French Open
It sat beside her for spells of time, and she often turned and smiled at what she called, "mine". Halep's French title arrived in the 32nd Grand Slam of her career.

One fan got under Kevin Durant's skin when he yelled "KD, U.T.'s butt!", a video from TMZ shows.

Durant's shot-making has meant so much to the Warriors in the Finals.

Draymond Green and Stephen Curry are already under contract for next season.

In the Finals, the Warriors have managed to score just 82.3 points per 100 possessions which Durant on the bench, a drop-off of 45.9 points from what they've averaged with him on the floor.

Getting to this point hasn't been almost as easy as the 3-0 lead would make it appear, and that's mostly because Kevin Durant is making all the hard shots look easy.

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