Scottie Pippen is aware of the right way to win. And the six-time NBA champion thinks Kevin Durant might take some notes from fellow famous winner LeBron James.
“James is an entire crew participant who understands crew and successful. Has [Durant] gotten to that stage but? He went residence,” Pippen advised Yahoo Sports activities. “I feel he nonetheless has some studying to do when it comes to what it takes to will a crew to victory.”
Pippen was requested if Durant elevated his recreation to a different stage this postseason. He instantly in contrast Durant to James.
“I really feel like [Durant has] at all times been this participant,” Pippen stated. “However I see a variety of a chat now happening about, ‘Has he surpassed LeBron James?’ Surpassing LeBron James takes a bit of bit greater than a person’s effort.”
Pippen suited up alongside Michael Jordan, dominating the NBA within the Nineties. Whereas Pippen did point out the Nets handled accidents this postseason, he nonetheless thinks Durant has room for progress.
Durant is the discuss of the league proper now, and it will proceed because the offseason progresses. The Nets can now lengthen their franchise cornerstone to a long-term deal, doubtlessly cementing his future with the group.