Kevin Durant and PJ Tucker are back together. leave tucker Texas Longhorns To begin his professional basketball career one year before Durant arrived on the program as a student phenomenon. KD instantly became a star upon joining the NBA, while Tucker had to grind for years just to get a chance. After stints in Israel, Ukraine, Greece, Italy, and Germany, Tucker found a place with Phoenix Suns Before the 2012-2013 season. His career has already taken off with Houston Rockets After a few years.
Tucker and Durant faced off in a classic final match at the 2018 Western Conference Finals between the Warriors and the Rockets. Tucker averaged 39 minutes per game in that series because he often took on the impossible task of guarding Durant. The Warriors is best known for taking Game 7 and going on to win the NBA Championship, with KD being named Finals MVP. If anyone knows what it’s like to face a super team led by Durant – one of the great players in league history – it’s Tucker.
Tucker found himself in a similar situation this year to him Milwaukee Bucks take on Durant Brooklyn Networks. After losing 2-0 in the series next to Game 3, the Bucks found a way to win an ugly, low-score game, 86-83, to fight their way back to the series. During a rough moment in the late third quarter, Durant and Tucker came face to face and began to jaw.
Tucker was called in for a mistake, and he began to complain about it. Durant started talking trash, and Tucker fell in his face, and what could be considered a light skirmish erupted. All of this is unnoticeable in an intense playoff, at least until the security guard ran to the field and broke the bustle.
The fans were watching the match Very confused about why one of the security guards is running on the ground. Now we have an answer.
According to Joe Vardon of The Athletic, the man who ran on the floor is Durant’s bodyguard, who appears to be on the Nets payroll:
At some point, with less than five minutes remaining in the third quarter, Durant and PJ Tucker From nose to nose, they talk warmly, as if upset. Durant’s bodyguard, who is on the Nets payroll, charged the court to break them up, and Tucker paid. The Bucks, at full capacity for the first time this season, sang Kevin to chants of “f-KD.”
As anyone who’s watched “The Last Dance” knows, NBA stars hire security guards because they need them just like everyone else is very famous. It’s a bit strange to see the security guard running across the floor to break what was often a normal encounter given the stakes of the situation.
Nets-Bucks 4 on Sunday afternoon in Milwaukee. It’s another game that the Bucks have to win. We already know it’s going to be a charged atmosphere. Don’t be surprised if Tucker and KD get into it again.