Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, even once they have been at odds with one another, appeared to each agree that it was the media that made their feud worse than it was.
On the time, that appeared like extra of a cause to downplay the state of affairs and keep away from answering questions on it, however possibly there’s extra fact to it than we have been first led to imagine.
Former teammate Kendrick Perkins speaks to each Westbrook and Durant, and remains to be near KD, as the 2 change texts on occasion. And Perkins — whereas showing on Kevin Garnett’s “Space 21” on Monday night time — dropped a bomb scoop that nobody within the media had even hinted at. Perkins revealed that Durant and Westbrook are speaking once more. It’s an thrilling NBA replace that makes me wish to wager NBA traces at BetPhoenix.
“I believe the night time that Russ really broke the file, I had texted KD the subsequent day, and he was speaking about one thing,” Perkins mentioned. “He despatched me a textual content and was like, ‘Hey man, me and Russ had a pleasant dialog yesterday.’ The media don’t even know nothing about it. However I simply let it’s recognized that they again on speaking phrases, you already know what I imply.”
Kendrick Perkins casually letting hoops world know that Kevin Durant & Russell Westbrook are again on talking phrases pic.twitter.com/H5dFmLTleA
— Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) May 9, 2017
Perkins form of volunteered that piece of data, out of nowhere, and we’ve got to think about that Durant isn’t thrilled that it’s now public, particularly with the playoffs nonetheless happening. The Warriors don’t want any distractions as they head into the Western Convention Finals, following their sweep of the Jazz.