Kevin Durant on Michael Jordan?
In the wake of Amazing playoff performance by Durant أداء, Warriors coach Steve Kerr lashed out at the Nets star’s skill set at Goethe’s expense.
“I think he’s more talented, and so am I,” Kerr said of Durant when she urged him. Raj Maathai in the NBC Bay area To compare players. “That says something, but Kevin is different…a completely different breed. He’s 6ft 11 with guarding skills, unlimited 3-point range, passing, blocking – blocking a shot at the edge, he’s amazing.”
There may be no better person to compare Durant and Jordan than Kerr, who had a front row seat to both players in the primes.
Kerr played alongside Jordan over three seasons with the Bulls, extending Jordan’s return to the organization after his infamous baseball experience and the team’s “last dance” in 1998. Together the pair won three consecutive championships and Jordan, considered by many to be the greatest player in the world. All in all, he has earned a trio of scoring titles.
On the sidelines, the 55-year-old coached Durant for two championships with the Golden State Warriors from 2017 to 2018, with Durant being named Finals MVP both times.
Durant, an 11-time All-Star, has been dominant at times this post-season, despite Brooklyn’s falling to Milwaukee in the second round.
With a depleted lineup around him, the 32-year-old The net wanted to win a game of 5 on the Bucks He scored 49 points, 17 rebounds, 10 assists, three steals and two blocks in 48 minutes. Four nights later, he scored 48 points in Game 7 in 53 minutes, showing no ill effects to the ruptured achilles that kept him off the previous season.
“He just showed that he’s the most talented basketball player on Earth, if not of all time,” Kerr said. “Honestly, he is very talented.”
Kerr and Durant are set to meet later this summer at the 2020 Olympics, with Durant leading the star-studded Team USA roster and Kerr as assistant coaching staff Greg Popovich.