Warriors Star Kevin Durant Rips Into The Media

Ross Houston
February 9, 2019

Kerr told 95.7 The Game that he has yet to speak to Durant as the Warriors didn't practice on Thursday and didn't even watch the Durant presser until he arrived home on Wednesday night.

Durant, who has not spoken to the media since the Porzingis trade, broke his silence on Wednesday following Golden State's rout of San Antonio. I don't know who traded (Kristaps) Porzingis.

"You got a dude, Ethan Strauss, who comes in here and just gives his whole opinion on stuff and makes it seem like it's coming from me", Durant said. "The way he plays basketball and the way he is as a teammate and all that type of stuff, that's all we're anxious about, and I think he's doing a great job of that". Durant told reporters to "grow up" and basically leave him alone and let him play basketball. Every time I say something, it gets twisted up and thrown out in so many publications.

During the interview, Durant also said it's not his job to talk about his free-agency situation. "That's the conversation you gonna have", Durant said.

"Honestly, I think it's him not being able to control his own voice", Curry said. Durant was upset with the way he was being talked about regarding his free agency, and the potential that he'd move to the New York Knicks this summer, and took it out on reporters, specifically, Ethan Strauss ofThe Athletic.

"I have nothing to do with the Knicks", Durant said. Grow up. Grow up. I come in here and go to work everyday, and I don't cause no problems. We talk all the time - just like I do with all the players. As I mentioned, he's been so good for several years taking care of all of his responsibilities on and off the floor.

"What's the problem? What am I doing to you all?" Just walk in here, survey and then write something like that, and then now y'all piling on me because I don't want to talk about that. All that other stuff, I wouldn't call it a distraction, but from his standpoint, frustrating.

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