The singer conceded defeat after Durant and the Golden State Warriors won the title over her beloved LeBron James and his Cleveland Cavaliers by sharing a series of self-deprecating images to Instagram early Tuesday.
Leaving the Oracle Arena where the finals took place, Durant saw a group of fans celebrating the team's championship win and decided that he needed to show them some love and support for coming along and cheering for the team.
He walked away from a city, shoot, an entire state that treasured him, and a franchise committed and close to winning a title, to join an all-star team nearly guaranteed a championship.
Were those teams as super as this year's Warriors?
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Many players would be overwhelmed by a jam-packed, three-day mini-camp, and rightfully so - it's a lot to handle. In the meantime, the rook has some work to do to prepare himself for the National Basketball Association grind.
Congratulations to the Warriors for their enormous win, and to Welts for helping to move the needle on acceptance within professional sports.
"I couldn't sleep for two days", Durant said. When you didn't eat, you made sure we ate. We kept the lead at 6, 8 points, or the deficit.
Did all that make him more emotional after winning? It also proved that Kevin Durant is not only among the best players in the league and a deserving champion, but also capable of reaching a plane of basketball enlightenment that elevates his game from very good to unstoppable.
Additionally, the Warriors got double-digit scoring efforts from shooting guard Stephen Curry (34 points), shooting guard Klay Thompson (11), power forward Draymond Green (10) and reserve forward Andre Iguodala (20).
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Yeah, sure there are other explanations for the two seconds of footage, like perhaps he was deep in contemplation over Mary J. Receiving the BET Humanitarian Award , Chance the Rapper raised a heartfelt cheer from everyone in the theater.
"Not one time did I feel like we were overmatched until probably like I looked up, there was like a minute 20, and we were down 13, I believe, or something at that point", James said.
During the trophy ceremony, Kerr said, "I want to say a special thank you to Mike Brown and my whole coaching staff". I'll have that mindset, KD's going to have that mindset, I know Dre, Shaun, all the guys that are up for negotiating a new contract.
"I think the proof is obviously in what we were able to accomplish from that point on in the regular season, being 16-1 in the playoffs, everybody being the best version of themselves and putting all the puzzle pieces together". Add it all up, it was not the greatest officiating performance, but in time, we'll probably forget about.
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Ryan McGowan and Kruse had further chances for Australia which they again failed to take in a pulsating end-to-end match. After the break, Australia remained in the ascendancy, but were punished for not converting their goal scoring chances.
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