Kevin Durant Critic Gets Called Out On Live TV By Former Bulls Star

Published 06/19/2022, 12:30 PM EDT
Dec 14, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) reacts during the first quarter against the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports| Reuters

Apart from being one of the best players in the league, Kevin Durant has the added distinction of being one of the most interactive on social media. The Brooklyn Nets star is known for having arguments on social media with fans and critics roasting him unnecessarily.

Interestingly enough, a former Chicago Bulls star warned Max Kellerman regarding KD. Talking on a popular talk show, Jay Williams had a piece of advice for Max. He said, “Be careful of that one because unlike Tom Brady or Stephen Curry, he’s gonna bite back hard.”

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Safe to say, Jay is not wrong. Going at KD on social media is not a good idea. The 2 time NBA champion does not shy away from letting his thoughts out on Twitter and he is quite open about it. Recently, KD got into a beef with eminent media personalities like Stephen A. Smith among others.

Kevin Durant destroys his haters on Twitter

In case you are not following Kevin Durant on any of his social media handles, you are certainly missing out on a lot. Stephen A. Smith was the latest victim of Durant’s Tweets.

Mar 13, 2022; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) drives against New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett (9) in the third quarter at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

Recently, the analyst was paired with basketball players CJ McCollum and JJ Reddick. Smith slipped up a lot during these interactions which KD thoroughly enjoyed. Interestingly enough, he mentioned Max Kellerman in his attacks against Smith.

Durant said, “Steve can’t beat up on max Kellerman the boxing guy and the new baseball guy “mad dog” or whatever his name is? I’m locked in now.

How did Durant perform this season?

Kevin Durant knows how to back his talk on Twitter. After all, he is one of the best players in the league. He makes sure his performances match all his trash talks.

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Durant averaged 29.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, and 6.4 assists this season for the Brooklyn Nets. Although he faced a major injury crisis that kept him out for a long time, KD did not let his performances slip.

However, the fans and the front office expected more from the duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. They crashed out of the NBA playoffs after the Boston Celtics swept them in the 1st round of the playoffs.

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Abhinava Ghosh

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Abhinava is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor's in Journalism and Mass Communication. Abhinava has been following NBA for the past 6 years and is a huge fan of the Golden State Warriors and Stephen Curry.

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