Steph Curry admitted his pleasure when he heard rumors of the Golden State Warriors doubtlessly buying and selling for Kevin Durant, telling Rolling Stone that his former teammate was “misunderstood.”
“I used to be by no means hesitant. The thought of taking part in with KD and figuring out who he’s as an individual, from our historical past in these three years, I believe KD’s a very good dude. I believe he’s misunderstood.
“I believe he has had sure issues occur in his life that damage his means to belief individuals round him, in a way of creating him really feel protected always. So all of these issues, I perceive, having performed with him and gotten to know him. I love that dude,” Curry informed Matt Sullivan.
Curry mentioned that he ran via the lineup prospects with Durant earlier than including that he has full assured in his present teammates to repeat as NBA champions.
“And for those who mentioned, ‘Oh, KD’s coming again, and we’re gonna play with him,’ I had a lot enjoyable taking part in with him these three years, I’d be like, ‘Hell, yeah!’ Then you need to assume: What does that really imply? What does it appear like? You inform me I’m taking part in with [current Warriors teammates Andrew Wiggins, Jordan Poole, and Draymond Green], I’m like, ‘Hell, yeah!’…however you additionally perceive, like, if we run this factor again, I’ve obtained full confidence in my crew that we will win it once more, as constructed,” mentioned Curry.
There have been reviews in early July that the Warriors had curiosity in buying and selling for Durant.
The Nets and Durant then introduced in late August that the ahead wouldn’t be traded, ending any commerce hypothesis.