Are Kevin Durant and LeBron James friends?

Kevin Durant and LeBron James may be friends, but the Golden State Warriors star cleared the air regarding reports the four-time MVP texted him to join the Los Angeles Lakers. “Hell no,” Durant said when asked if James did make a pitch, per Mark Medina of the Bay Area News Group.

The Golden State Warriors star told Bleacher Report that it will be hard for the Los Angeles Lakers to sign players to be teammates of James because of the “toxic” environment that comes with the territory. “So much hype comes from being around LeBron from other people,” Durant said.

Also, are LeBron James and Kevin Love friends? Through four seasons in Cleveland and four trips to the NBA Finals, Kevin Love and LeBron James eventually became close friends – but their relationship wasn’t always easy.

Keeping this in view, are Steph Curry and Kevin Durant friends?

The 10-time All-Star decided to take his talents to Brooklyn and now, reports surfaced that his friend and former teammate Steph Curry “took the news personally.” So it is the end of an era for the Warriors but is it the end of a friendship between Durant and Curry?

Who are LeBron James closest friends?

LeBron James (second left) and longtime friends (from left) Randy Mims, Maverick Carter and Rich Paul.

Is LeBron hard to play with?

LeBron is a player that needs to play with guys that already know how they play the game—and shooters. Like, young players that are still developing, it’s always going to be hard because he demands the ball so much, he demands control of the offense and he creates for everybody.”

How much do Kevin Durant make a year?

26.54 million USD (2017)

Did Kevin Durant play with LeBron James?

Durant’s relationship with James stems from squaring off between the Miami Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals, as well as the Warriors and Cavaliers in 2017 NBA Finals and 2018 NBA Finals. Durant also played with James with the U.S. Men’s Olympic team in the 2012 London Games.

Why did LeBron not play against Golden State?

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James will not play in Saturday night’s game against the Golden State Warriors because of “load management,” head coach Luke Walton told reporters. Still, Los Angeles has more depth than it has had in years and should be able to handle an extended absence if needed.

Where is Kevin Durant at now?

Brooklyn Nets #7 / Power forward, Small forward

Who is Kevin Durant’s best friend?

Kevin Durant’s Close Friend Cliff Dixon Shot, Killed During Birthday Celebration. Cliff Dixon, a close friend of Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant, died early Thursday morning after being shot in metropolitan Atlanta, Asia Simone Burns of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Why did Durant not play?

Durant is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon. He was injured while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, then left the Warriors to sign with the Nets in July. At the time, the Nets left open the possibility that Durant could play this season.

Who is Kevin Durant’s wife?

What happened with Kevin Durant and his fiancee? Durant’s fiancee was Monica Wright, a point guard in the WNBA and she has spoken openly about why she never ended up becoming his wife. According to Praise 107.9, Wright’s strong Christian beliefs eventually pulled the couple apart.

Who is KD playing for?

Brooklyn Nets #7 / Power forward, Small forward

Is KD playing next year?

Steve Kerr Confirms Kevin Durant Will Miss 2019-20 Season with Achilles Injury. Steve Kerr: “What matters is Kevin Durant is going to miss next season with an Achilles tear. Durant has one year left on his current contract provided he picks up a $31.5 million player option. If not, he will become a free agent.

Why did Kevin Durant leave GSW?

The Warriors won the NBA championship in his first season with the team, and then repeated the next year. But after suffering a torn Achilles in the playoffs during his third season with the team, KD decided to leave as a free agent. His interest in New York was one of the worst kept secrets in sports.

Is Kevin Durant a leader?

There’s one problem — Kevin Durant does not appear to be a natural leader. He’s never been one to shine in crunch time, and he hasn’t come through in the biggest moments of his career. After all, his Oklahoma City Thunder blew a 3–1 lead of their own last year and never won a ring together.

Who is Steph Curry’s best friend?

COSeezy

Will Kevin Durant return to Warriors?

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is expected to return from his calf injury “at some point midway through the NBA Finals,” according to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes. Head coach Steve Kerr revealed Thursday that it’s a “long shot” the two-time Finals MVP will play in Game 2 on Sunday.