Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry won two championships in a row together on the Golden State Warriors in 2017 and 2018. They were a lethal dynamic duo for three years and instilled fear in their opponents.
However, there was always something off about Durant and Curry’s relationship off the court. Even though the two MVPs are friends, it always seemed like they could have had a better rapport.
This was on full display in the summer of 2019 when reports surfaced that Curry found out about Durant leaving the Warriors for the Brooklyn Nets while he was on a plane from Shanghai to New York. The sharpshooter was flying to meet with KD.
As everyone knows, Durant is active on Twitter and never shies away from speaking his mind. While the two-time Finals MVP didn’t tweet anything negative about Curry, he did get caught destroying the two-time MVP by liking a post that dissed him.
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry were a dominant duo
Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry played three seasons together on the Warriors. They were a dominant offensive duo and guided Golden State to two titles.
Behind them, the Warriors defeated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2017 and 2018 Finals. KD won back-to-back Finals MVPs and finally won the championships he needed to become an all-time great.
While Durant and Curry were incredible together on the hardwood, they didn’t hang out or talk that much off the court. There was also speculation that KD was upset about being in Curry’s shadow since no matter how well he played, Steph would always be the fan-favorite.
Durant gets a lot of hate on social media since he needed to join a 73-9 team and play with three other All-Stars to win a championship. It appears the 2007 second overall pick is still insecure about his rings as he recently liked a tweet bashing Curry.
Kevin Durant likes tweet dissing Stephen Curry
Kevin Durant liked a tweet that said he was better than Stephen Curry on the Warriors and the point guard needed another MVP and multiple All-Stars to beat LeBron James and the Cavs. As expected, Durant unliked the tweet after the post went viral, but not before the NBA world saw his initial like.
What’s ironic is that he was the one who joined the Warriors to win his first title. Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, and Draymond Green already won a championship without KD, who admitted after leaving Golden State that he never truly felt accepted on the Warriors.
Durant may have liked this tweet about Curry by accident, but the odds of that are low since he has a history of controversy on Twitter, especially when it involves his former teammates.
KD has been self-conscious ever since he left the Thunder
Kevin Durant is one of the greatest players in NBA history. He will be a first-ballot Hall of Famer and has racked up generational money.
However, the one-time MVP cares too much about what people think about him. Despite his celebrity status, Durant often replies to trolls on Twitter. He hasn’t been the same since he left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in 2016.
Deep down, he probably knows he’ll never escape the criticism of joining the 73-9 Warriors after losing to them in the 2016 Western Conference Finals.
Durant is on another super team this season, so if the Nets win the title, don’t expect his critics to stop bashing him. As for Curry, he’s putting up spectacular numbers for the Warriors, but his team is struggling in the rugged Western Conference.