Saturday, January 28 2023

Brooklyn Nets’ superstar Kevin Durant praised LeBron James as a top three player of all time after suffering a close loss to a LeBron-less Los Angeles Lakers team on Sunday.

In a post-game interview, Durant was asked to reflect on the fact that the two forwards haven’t faced off since Christmas of 2018. Durant said, “I wasn’t thinking about it until ya’ll started bringing it up, you know obviously, he’s a top-two, top-three player to ever play the game. There’s always going to be excitement when he steps out on the floor.

“We been around for so long that people seen so many battles between us two at the highest stage, you know people look forward to it. I guess it’s cool that we’re still relevant at an old age,” Durant joked.

Durant credited the Anthony Davis pick-and-roll as a challenge for the Nets on defense. “We was playing in spurts tonight. The perfect storm for them, they made a lot of shots, they got to the rim, the AD pick-and-roll was tough to stop,” Durant said. “I like how we fought, got back into the game in the third quarter. We had a chance to win. But they made more shots down the stretch from us, plain and simple.”


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Source: Yahoo Sports


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