Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together,' but aren't a superteam
- Author: Zachary Reyes Jun 17, 2017,
Jun 17, 2017, 8:51
"I can't believe we're getting this question, already", Lacob said.
Regardless, the decision by one of the game's greatest players shook the National Basketball Association landscape and created a super team that became overnight villains given their sheer depth of top talent.
The parade ended on the shores of Lake Merritt where coach Steve Kerr and the players addressed the crowd during an 80-minute rally.
However, controversial policies and statements by President Donald Trump have created uncertainty about the future of White House title celebrations under this administration in some leagues, including in the predominantly African American NBA.
Klay Thompson took the stage first, responding to earlier comments from team general manager Bob Myers.
Durant did indeed join a ready-made contender by teaming up with two-time reigning league MVP Stephen Curry on a team that won it all in 2015 and were runners-up a year ago after a season in which they had a record 73 wins in 82 games.
Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a text from a high school girlfriend he didnt realize still had his number. If you're looking for a great way to celebrate Durant and the Warriors win, customize a pair now while you have a chance from nike.com. "All the pieces that we have are important to the equation of winning a championship and competing for a championship every single year". Not if you ask Oakland.
Kerr said he was proud that the team "came back from the heartbreak of previous year". When Cleveland signed him a second time in April 2013, Brown inked a five-year contract reportedly worth $20 million, part of which was guaranteed.
The other L.A. -based team would be the Clippers.
But Thursday the city will make headlines for good news.