Monday, Warriors general manager Bob Myers-the man who assembled this absurd roster-said the team will do whatever it takes to bring back K.D. He said the back-to-back Finals MVP could have "whatever he wants".
Despite the fact that at least two games out of the four-game sweep were extremely entertaining, and despite a plethora of intriguing takeaways spawning from the series, if it means we can move past all the overreactions, let me be the first to join those suffering from Warriors fatigue and say "good riddance" to his year's Finals.
If Durant's move to the Warriors from the Oklahoma City Thunder, which gave Golden State all it could handle in the 2016 Western Conference finals, has been a negative development for the National Basketball Association, he sees it as nothing but a positive for himself.
The most lucrative deal that Durant can make at this time is to opt out of his current deal and then sign for four years and $160 million. "Kevin Durant, look what he did for us past year, he did us a great service", Myers told the Associated Press.
As last year's "burner" Twitter account incident showed, Durant doesn't just let words wash over him.
"Sure, guys have proven they can win so you want to keep that group together", Myers said. "No matter how much you enjoy it, nobody wants to be in school that long". The Warriors won titles in 2015, 2017 and 2018 - with each year being noted on the rings on Green's shirt - while the Cavaliers famously came back from a 3-1 deficit to win the title in 2016.
"I feel like it's easy to be the best player when you don't have good players around you".
Two NBA championships (and two Finals MVPs). "I'm happy I'll be able dial up some of them and get some equity in that deal when it comes to being able to talk amongst the greats and experience what they experienced". "This place gives me that", Durant said.