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Report: In summer of 2016, Kevin Durant paid six figures to rent house in The Hamptons

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Report: In summer of 2016, Kevin Durant paid six figures to rent house in The Hamptons

Remember when Kevin Durant rented a house in The Hamptons in the summer of 2016?

Well, he paid $100,000 for 10 days, according to Marc Stein and Malika Andrews of the New York Times.

In a feature entitled, "Inside the Hamptons House Where Kevin Durant Hosted Suitors in 2016," we learned that the house is located at 189 Further Lane.

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With Durant a part of the Golden State organization, one could say the Warriors are "further" along in their quest for world dominance (sorry for the terrible joke). 

Do you have tens of millions of dollars just sitting in a bank?

If so, you can buy the house because it's currently on the market, listed at $14,995,000.

The most important part of the article:

The master bedroom, where Durant stayed, features a raised seating area and double doors that open onto a porch. The room has a queen-size bed, but for Durant’s stay arrangements were made to bring in a king size.

Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green were the four Warriors players who traveled to The Hamptons to recruit Durant.

And yes, the five players do have a group text with the name "Hamptons 5." (obligatory shoutout to Tim Kawakami).

Finally, that unit is +56 in 71 minutes during the playoffs.

(photo courtesy Sotheby's International Realty)

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 against Rockets

Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 against Rockets

OAKLAND -- After five games together in the starting lineup for the Warriors, the Hamptons 5 are in jeopardy of temporarily breaking up.

It’s likely that forward Andre Iguodala, experiencing soreness in his left knee after a collision in Game 3 on Sunday, will miss Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night against the Rockets.

Iguodala was held out of practice Monday and is listed as doubtful on the Warriors injury report. An X-ray is anticipated, according to a team spokesman.

Iguodala entered the starting lineup in Game 4 of the conference semifinals at New Orleans, joining Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green in the debut of the Hamptons 5 as a starting unit. All five also started Game 5 against the Pelicans and the first three games against Houston.

If Iguodala is unable to play, it will have a dramatic effect not only on the starting lineup but also on the playing rotations utilized by Warriors coach Steve Kerr. Among the options to start are center/forward Kevon Looney, guard/forward Nick Young. Rookie center/forward Jordan Bell also could be considered.

None of the possible replacements brings the same package of intuition, athleticism and intangibles as Iguodala, who over the last five games averaged 27.2 minutes.

“When we focus in and are flying around and playing extremely hard and anticipating really well, seeing things before they happen, we’re a really good team,” Durant said after practice. “And Andre is a guy that does that night in and night out for us. We feed off his energy. We feed off his athletic plays, his team plays, whether it’s getting a steal, getting a deflection, getting a hockey assist, that stuff makes us feel good.”

The injury occurred in the fourth quarter of Game 3. Iguodala was defending Rockets star James Harden, and the two banged knees as Harden was driving into the paint. Iguodala immediately began clutching his knee. He remained in the game for nearly a full minute, was replaced by Looney with 6:49 left and did not return.

Game Result/Schedule
Game 1 Warriors 119, Rockets 106
Game 2 Rockets 127, Warriors 105
Game 3 Warriors 126, Rockets 85
Game 4 Oakland -- Tuesday, May 22nd at 6pm
Game 5 Houston -- Thursday, May 24th at 6pm
Game 6 Oakland -- Saturday, May 26th at 6pm
Game 7 Houston -- Monday, May 28th at 6pm

Dell Curry weighs in on his son's Game 3 breakthrough: 'The MVP, a shooter like Steph...'

Dell Curry weighs in on his son's Game 3 breakthrough: 'The MVP, a shooter like Steph...'

Dell Curry knows a thing or two about shooting the basketball.

Steph Curry's father made 1,245 3-pointers in his career -- the 54th most in NBA history.

On Monday morning, Dell joined KNBR 680 to talk about Steph's breakthrough from distance in Game 3.

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"Obviously you want to keep shooting and then you want to remember that you're the best in the world at what you do," Dell explained. "Gotta give Houston some credit -- they ran him off the 3-point line. That's why he was getting to the rim because they would not allow him to get open looks...

"All it takes sometimes is one game, couple shots to go down, get some transition buckets and then you're off and running.

"Houston -- their game plan was good the first couple of games at home. But the MVP, a shooter like Steph, it's really hard to keep him in check for three games in a row."

Curry was held in check in the first half -- 9 points on 3-for-11 from the field, including 1-for-7 from deep.

He erupted for 18 points in the third quarter and finished the second half with 26 points on 10-for-12 overall.

And in case you were curious, Steph's daughters -- Riley and Ryan -- call their grandpa Dell...

"G-Daddy."

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller