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Knicks legend Clyde Frazier criticizes Kevin Durant for Warriors decision

It has been three summers since All-Star forward Kevin Durant made the decision to join the Golden State Warriors. However, he is still receiving criticism for joining the franchise.

The latest is coming from former New York Knicks great and Hall of Famer Clyde Frazier chiming in by stating that the Warriors didn’t need him in order to win more NBA titles, according to Ian Begley of ESPN.


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“Durant, I mean, as great a player as he is, I would still hold back because, man, he joined a team that really didn’t need him. You know what I mean?” said Frazier, a television analyst for Knicks games on MSG Network. “He’s right there with LeBron [James], probably will surpass LeBron as the best player in the game soon. But for him doing that, I still don’t give him the full credit that he probably would have deserved if he stayed with [the Oklahoma City Thunder] and won a title with that team.”

This falls in line with much of the backlash that Durant has received over the last couple of years. It has been present since he left the Oklahoma City Thunder in free agency for the Warriors. He has responded with his play on the court by becoming a key piece in Golden State. He has won the last two NBA titles while earning the NBA Finals MVP award.


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In fact, Durant has proven to be their key offensive weapon. He has prospered with his effectiveness as a scorer averaging 25.7 points on 52.5 percent shooting from the floor. As well as that, he has 7.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists, and 1.7 blocks per contest. His skill set as a scorer has only been maximized by the All-Star talent around him that has made the Warriors into the top team in the league.

Although there will continue to be criticism tossed his way, Durant has proven to be a key piece in helping the Warriors continue to win NBA titles.

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