In one other controversial assertion, Kevin Durant went on CJ McCollum’s podcast and stated he’d be greatest suited to a bench position in a championship squad.
CJ McCollum’s Pull Up Podcast first got here into the information when Kevin Durant and CJ McCollum staged a Twitter battle over 2 years in the past.
That incident introduced some much-needed consideration to McCollum’s newly began podcast again then. Returning to CJ’s podcast, Kevin Durant continued along with his line of controversial statements of late.
Kevin Durant believes CJ McCollum generally is a bench participant
Durant precipitated some waves on his personal podcast this week when he agreed to Kyrie Irving’s assertion that the Nets don’t actually need a head coach.
He doesn’t appear to be completed along with his scorching takes, basically saying CJ McCollum isn’t ok to be a starter on a championship workforce. McCollum did take it fairly effectively, all issues thought-about.
Flashback to final summer time when Kevin Durant laughed in CJ McCollum’s face when CJ referred to as the Blazers a contender
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Kevin Durant implied that CJ McCollum may at greatest be a sixth man on a Championship profitable workforce, labelling him as a ‘Jason Terry 4.0’.
The dialog started when Durant requested McCollum whether or not he’d ever thought-about being a sixth man. McCollum’s reply was principally ‘I consider I may do something’.
Durant pressed and requested him whether or not he’d think about being a sixth man for a ‘winner’ – a championship workforce. McCollum jokingly requested if KD wished him to signal with the Warriors for $5 million.
McCollum backed up his assertion by saying he’s been profitable for five straight years – making the playoffs every year. However KD stated that’s a ‘loopy mindset’ to have.
Basically, Durant is insinuating that being a ring-chasing sixth man on a title winner is healthier than being an incredible starter on a playoff workforce. It is sensible that gamers on fringe contenders like CJ McCollum don’t see themselves in that mild, and would relatively begin and win as greatest as they’ll.