inside brooklyn’s network last outing against Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Durant was filmed exchanging words with a fan as James Harden performed the ball. The fan said “stop crying” and KD was not happy with his comment.
In response, Kevin Durant said:
“Shut up, motherfucker.”
It’s all game and fun for fans who are looking to go through Durant’s skin and mess with his rhythm. With Kevin Durant’s vast experience, he’s developed a breadth for these and continues to produce despite fan outcry. Unfortunately, he lost his cool this time and was fined for using “obscene language” to communicate with a fan.
Excerpts from the official memo from the NBA read:
“Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has been fined $25,000 for directing obscene language towards a fan, it was announced today by Byron Spruell, President, League Executive.”
Despite a quick exchange with fans sitting flirting, Kevin Durant registered 31 spots at State Farm Arena and got into a scuffle with the Hawks guard Trae Young. However, both players assumed it was being contested and had no malice.
The Nets won the game 113-105 after an inspired dribble from Kevin Durant at both ends of the floor. It was the second win over the Hawks this season, with another win securing a streak.
Kevin Durant has a long history of responding to fans
Anyone who knows Kevin Durant fully knows that he won’t back down from the opportunity to speak his mind when fans come to support him. KD has previously been accused of running a Twitter account that records to reply to fans without anyone tracing him back.
Recently, Kevin got really interested in it after large-scale trolling on social networks. An image showing his shoes was uploaded, but Isaiah Thomas spotted his calloused ankle and caught the attention of many.
Since then, Twitter trolls have taken over and kept it for days, forcing Kevin Durant to respond. He started with the line “I’m rich,” but that only added fuel to the fire.
Another fan pointed out his language, saying some kids looked at him, to which he famously replied “I’m not a role model”.
Despite all the distractions off the field, it didn’t negatively affect Kevin Durant’s game. He has continued to deliver spectacular performances in the ring, leading the Nets to victory every other night.
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Kevin Durant leads the league in scoring, averaging 28.5 points per game and is one of the top contenders for the 2022 MVP award. The Nets become the current top seed in the standings. of the Eastern Conference was largely the result of his contributions.
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