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PBT Extra: Kevin Durant’s move to Warriors puts pressure on him to win

PBT's Kurt Helin explains why Kevin Durant is actually adding more pressure by deciding to go with the Golden State Warriors instead of staying in Oklahoma City.

With his move to Golden State, Kevin Durant heard it all — he’s taken the easy way out, he’s weak for not leading his own team and joining forces, even people calling him a coward.

Durant did not take the easy way out — he put more pressure on himself.

Aside the fact championship are never given away or easy (ask the Steve Nash/Kobe Bryant/Dwight Howard Lakers superteam), Durant goes to a team that has already won a ring — if the Warriors don’t win it all next season, KD will take the blame. Not Stephen Curry. This is a very different roster than the failed Lakers or other big teams — this should be the best shooting team ever — but that doesn’t take the pressure off him.

I talk about all of it — and the plight of the Warriors — in this latest PBT Extra.