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Kevin Durant, New York City 'match made not in heaven,' Michael Wilbon says

Kevin Durant, New York City 'match made not in heaven,' Michael Wilbon says

Kevin Durant has had a prickly relationship with the media this season.

But if the Warriors superstar thinks this is bad, he should probably scratch the New York Knicks off his free agency list.

The New York media is ruthless, and that's something the two-time NBA Finals MVP may not be able to handle if he joins the Knicks.

ESPN's Michael Wilbon doesn't see Durant fitting in Gotham.

"I think Kevin Durant and New York City are a match made not in heaven," Wilbon said on First Take on Friday morning. "It's OK, Kevin is a fairly thin-skinned guy. You can be that. But do you function best in New York? Look, Kyrie [Irving] grew up in metropolitan New York, he understands the mood, the tenor, the volume. I mean, Kevin, that's not his thing from my observation."

The popular rumor over the last few months has Durant and Irving declining their player options with their respective teams and joining forces on the Knicks.

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In a recent interview with the New York Post, Knicks president Steve Mills sounded pretty confident that his team will have a big offseason.

We tend to agree with Wilbon on this one, though. Based on what we've seen in the last few months, Durant doesn't seem suited for New York. If the Knicks lose games early in his tenure, the media and talk shows will crush him. If he doesn't bring a title to The Big Apple, they won't let him live it down.

Stay right where you are, KD. In more ways than one, you've got it pretty good in the Bay Area.

Jonas Jerebko thanks Warriors fans for first season with Golden State

Jonas Jerebko thanks Warriors fans for first season with Golden State

Jonas Jerebko cherished his first year with the Warriors. 

The Swedish big man thanked all of DubNation on Monday with an Instagram post saying, "Feel like ive been a warrior longer than 1 season." 

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Jerebko signed a one-year contract with the Warriors last July. At the time, he seemed like the perfect stretch-forward off the bench. And at times, he was. But at other times, he was far too inconsistent. 

The 32-year-old played in 73 regular-season games for the Warriors, starting in six contests. He averaged 6.3 points -- his most since the 2012-13 season -- and grabbed 3.9 rebounds per game. 

Jerebko was called upon as a 3-point threat but his shooting percentage from beyond the arc fell from 41.1 last season to 36.7 this season. In the playoffs, he shot just 26.3 percent on 3-point attempts.

[RELATED: Bogut sends thankful tweet to Warriors, City of Oakland]

In his thank you to the fans, Jerebko said "Lets see what the future holds!" but this very well could have been his one and only season as a Warrior.

Former Warriors forward David Lee marries tennis star Caroline Wozniacki

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Former Warriors forward David Lee marries tennis star Caroline Wozniacki

Just about every woman dreams of her wedding day. 

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki's recent nuptials to former Warriors forward David Lee was no different.

But imagine her union being planned on a Pinterest board. It would look something like this: 

- Jimmy Choo custom heels

- Custom Oscar De La Renta wedding gown

- Must take place in Italy at Castiglion del Bosco Hotel in Tuscany (the same venue in which Cy Young Award pitcher Justin Verlander and supermodel Kate Upton were wed)

-Tennis star Serena Williams to be a bridesmaid

- Fireworks

Ya know, something small and intimate. 

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According to TMZ Sports, those in attendance included NBA stars Pau Gasol and Harrison Barnes. NFL quarterback turned show host Jesse Palmer was also there along with tennis pros Angelique Kerber, Agnieszka Radwańska and Urszula Radwańska. 

The two were engaged toward the end of 2017 in Bora Bora where he popped the question with an eight-carat stunner diamond because eight is Wozniacki's "lucky number."