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Kevin Durant claps back at Scottie Pippen for saying he can’t play team basketball

Even though he and the Brooklyn Nets’ season is over, Kevin Durant has been making headlines as of a late for a couple of reasons.

Just a few days ago, Durant committed to represent the United States in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, but that is not why he is the talk of the sports world today.

No surprise here, this war of words occurred on Twitter, which we all know Durant enjoys the twitter-verse whether it is his account or not.

His reaction does seem warranted though, as Scottie Pippen spoke about Durant while being interviewed by GQ, where he expressed that he does not think Durant has surpassed LeBron James as the best player in basketball.

Durant is known for being one of the NBA’s most interactive players when it comes to social media, as he often gets into riffs with fans, and once Pippen’s comments surfaced Durant was

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Kevin Durant’s mom gave him a sweet hug after he air-balled the game-tying shot in the final moments of classic Game 7

Kevin Durant hugs his mom.

Kevin Durant and his mom shared a hug at the end of Game 7. via TNT/NBA

  • Kevin Durant air-balled a game-tying shot with .3 seconds left to play in Game 7.

  • Afterward, his mother, Wanda, gave him a hug.

  • Durant scored 48 points in 53 minutes and had hit the game-tying shot to force overtime.

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Kevin Durant came up just short in an instant-classic Game 7 between the Brooklyn Nets and Milwaukee Bucks, and his mom was there to pick him up.

With the Nets trailing the Bucks, 113-111, in overtime, with three seconds left to play, Durant attempted a game-tying jumper.

The shot air-balled and went out of bounds with .3 seconds left, effectively ending the game and allowing the Bucks to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals.

Who was there to pick Durant up after his air-ball? His mother, Wanda, of

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Kevin Durant injury update: Nets star forward probable to return Sunday vs. Suns

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Kevin Durant looked unstoppable in the first four minutes of the Brooklyn Nets game against the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the first eight points for his team. But then he got hurt and was forced to miss the remainder of the contest with what the Nets announced as a left thigh contusion. Brooklyn went on to lose the game against the Heat, but the good news is that they won’t be without Durant for too long. 

While speaking with media members on Friday, Nets coach Steve Nash said that Durant could return to game action as soon as this weekend without committing to that as a timeline. “Yeah, I mean I think he’s close. But I don’t think he’s there. So I think we’ll see tomorrow and Sunday if that’s a possibility, but it may not (be). So it may bleed back into this

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Kevin Durant injury update: Steve Nash says Nets star forward ‘day-to-day,’ could return Sunday

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Kevin Durant looked unstoppable in the first four minutes of the Brooklyn Nets game against the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the first eight points for his team. But then he got hurt and was forced to miss the remainder of the contest with what the Nets announced as a left thigh contusion. Brooklyn went on to lose the game against the Heat, but the good news is that they won’t be without Durant for too long. 

While speaking with media members on Friday, Nets coach Steve Nash said that Durant could return to game action as soon as this weekend without committing to that as a timeline. “Yeah, I mean I think he’s close. But I don’t think he’s there. So I think we’ll see tomorrow and Sunday if that’s a possibility, but it may not (be). So it may bleed back into this

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