After Kevin Durant utterly dominated within the Nets’ 125-86 Sport 2 win over the Bucks on Monday evening, he was reminded of the worst damage of his profession — which made for a cringeworthy second on nationwide tv.
Following a 32-point efficiency, TNT’s Jared Greenberg reminded Durant that the two-year anniversary of the calf damage that led to an Achilles tear within the 2019 NBA Finals with the Warriors was approaching on Tuesday.
Durant truly suffered his calf pressure on Might 8 throughout the Western Convention semifinals earlier than tearing his Achilles on June 10.
“I do know you labored your butt off, however did you ever assume you’d be this good?,” Greenberg stated, referencing Durant’s stellar 2020-21 season.
“Is that an actual query?” a stone-faced Durant stated. “What would you like me to say to that? In fact I did.”
After Greenberg complimented Durant’s progress and present play, he loosened up a bit.
“That was two years in the past,” he stated.
“I’m wanting ahead to only getting up tomorrow, going to follow and watching movie and seeing how we are able to get higher. I admire that, however that was so way back.”
Greenberg joked that he’ll give you higher questions in his subsequent interview with Durant, to which the two-time champion laughed.
“Love,” Durant stated earlier than he walked off.
The Nets-Bucks Japanese Convention semifinals collection continues with Sport 3 on Thursday in Milwaukee at 7:30 p.m.