What year did Kd leave the Thunder?
It was on that date in 2016 that Kevin Durant announced his intention to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder to join the Golden State Warriors as a free agent with a first-person article in The Players’ Tribune.
Who was the best player on the Warriors 2016?
Draymond Green won the Defensive Player of the Year Award at the NBA Awards, the first time a Warrior has won it. Kevin Durant won the NBA Finals MVP award, the third time a Warrior has won it. The Warriors won the Team of the Year Award at the Espy Awards.
Why did Durant leave Westbrook?
He wanted to find a roster that would maximize his skills, and he felt that the Thunder just couldn’t give that to him. What Durant said about athletes vs. skill players could be taken as a dig at former Thunder guys like Russell Westbrook for being less-than-great at shooting, but he’s not putting anyone on blast.
How many times was shaq swept?
But how many times did Shaq get swept during his career? According to HoopsHype, O’Neal is tied with Pau Gasol for the most postseason sweeps in NBA history with six. The four-time NBA champion was swept five times before winning his first title in 2000.
Why did OKC lose to in the finals?
The Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat defeated the Western Conference champion Oklahoma City Thunder four games to one to win their second NBA title. Heat forward LeBron James was named the Finals MVP….2012 NBA Finals.
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Are Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook still friends?
KD and Westbrook share embrace, appear to be on good terms And by the looks of their mutual embrace following the game, it would appear their relationship is just fine. The two former MVPs didn’t get a chance to play against one another Sunday, as Westbrook was held out for rest.