Russell Westbrook on Kevin Durant calling Warriors selfless: ‘Cute,’ apparently Thunder are selfish
It’s hard to hear anything Kevin Durant says about the Warriors and not take it as an insult to the Thunder. See this Durant quote, via Anthony Slater of The Mercury News:
Is Durant implying the Thunder weren’t selfless?
Russell Westbrook seems to think so.
Royce Young of ESPN:
That’s cute, man. That’s cute.
My job is to worry about what’s going on here. We’re going to worry about all the selfish guys we’ve got over here, apparently. So, we’re going to figure that out.
Not every compliment Durant gives Golden State is a knock on Oklahoma City. Durant is clearly fond of the Warriors, and their selflessness is a reason. But Durant has also repeatedly said he enjoyed his time with the Thunder. Their selflessness might also be a reason. Multiple teams can be selfless.
That said, Durant didn’t get himself the benefit of the doubt with a report right after he chose Golden State that said he was frustrated with Westbrook’s offensive style.