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The Warriors posted the best playoff performance in NBA history, have four All-Stars, three combined MVP awards, and the deepest roster in the league. Not good enough for KD.

After joining a team that set the record for most wins ever in an NBA season, featured three All-Stars, and a two-time Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant said he does not feel the Golden State Warriors are a “superteam.”

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There hasn’t been a single day since July 4, 2016, that I’ve begrudged Kevin Durant for his decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors. This doesn’t mean I’ve loved what’s followed. I’ve lamented, countless times, the fact that there was very little tension in this NBA season. As soon as KD got his hands on the ball, you remembered: Oh, yeah. The Warriors have Durant now.

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No one gave up more to make room for Kevin Durant. The two-time MVP never bristled, and now he is rewarded.

OAKLAND — It was early in the game and things weren’t coming easy for the Warriors. The flow was more in the Cavaliers’ favor, the long-range shots weren’t falling, and Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant were on the bench with early foul trouble.

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Barnes was never supposed to be a Warrior.

Matt Barnes wasn’t supposed to be a part of this championship-winning Golden State Warriors lineup. He signed up to make money for a bad Sacramento Kings that didn’t sniff the playoffs. Yet he finished as a member of one of the greatest teams of all-time.

Barnes accidentally ring-chased with the Warriors when the opportunity hit him. Coincidentally, it happened to be with a team he had history with. It was a storybook ending to a career that ran full circle.

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