Kevin Durant Joins Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors
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On Monday, Kevin Durant announced that he would be joining the Golden State Warriors. Penning the announcement on The Player’s Tribuneto which Durant serves as deputy publisherhe writes:

“This has been by far the most challenging few weeks in my professional life. I understood cognitively that I was facing a crossroads in my evolution as a player and as a man, and that it came with exceptionally difficult choices. What I didn’t truly understand, however, was the range of emotions I would feel during this process.

The primary mandate I had for myself in making this decision was to have it based on the potential for my growth as a player – as that has always steered me in the right direction…With this in mind, I have decided that I am going to join the Golden State Warriors.”

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Read his full statement here.


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