Are Steph Curry And Klay Thompson Better Without Durant?

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  • Published: 10 May 2019
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    Kevin Durant went down with a calf injury in Game 5 versus the Rockets, leaving the Warriors with a completely different team that might, just might, have as good a chance at winning the whole thing without KD.
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  • Jason Lam
    Jason Lam  3 months back

    This didn't age well. The dubs might not even make the conference finals next season. Without kevin durant, golden state have lost their shroud of invincibility. They only lost 1 finals game while kevin durant was playing, that includes the finals against the raptors where he was scoring like crazy during his short 11 minute play despite his injury.

    • Darkswaggboss
      Darkswaggboss  4 months back

      Delete this

      • Martin Ang
        Martin Ang  4 months back

        Team is a lot better now for sure

        • k14pc
          k14pc  4 months back

          this video has not aged well hehe

          • Rashid Ibrahem
            Rashid Ibrahem  4 months back

            I wonder if the narrative that the Warriors are better without KD changed after Game 4 of the NBA Finals? Warriors would not have won those 2 titles without KD, smh

            • Ant Parker
              Ant Parker  4 months back

              Idiot

              • Ty Nao
                Ty Nao  4 months back

                Hey Sports fans, Coach Nick here, and this video is fucking stupid

                • havyourmind
                  havyourmind  4 months back

                  KD'S isolation >>>> ball movement

                  • Marvel Stopmotion Universe

                    Lol nope

                    • M F
                      M F  4 months back

                      Nope...regardless of their numbers, the team is worse.

                      • Eternals
                        Eternals  4 months back

                        I hate whenever I'm playing 2k I have kd on my team and I'm going for the fast break , this dude kd will literally wait till he gets down the court and I'm contested.

                        • Nash Bulaklak
                          Nash Bulaklak  4 months back

                          For me, having KD in the team will make the team stronger. ( Im not saying that GS is weak when Durant is not playing). Without KD, the splash brothers wil just get more confidence and self esteem because that is the way they play before when Kd was not in GSW. Yes, they are strong, like really strong but not overpowered like when they have KD.





                          This is my opinion.. I hope I also could hear from you as well.

                          • Hero Miles
                            Hero Miles  5 months back

                            See, even the coach knows the Warriors are better without KD. KD is a good long term insurance policy.

                            • bill97656
                              bill97656  5 months back

                              I think that golden Warriors go a way to play ...kd should adapt to it

                              • bill97656
                                bill97656  5 months back

                                i think that gsw got system.and... kd... should adapt to it

                            • Rise Mxrcy
                              Rise Mxrcy  5 months back

                              Its true because KD is holding Curry and Play back from playing with their full potential

                              • Michael Kindell
                                Michael Kindell  5 months back

                                The league wants Durant to leave

                                • Burger Playz
                                  Burger Playz  5 months back

                                  we wanr kd to stay

                                  • Donato Simmonds
                                    Donato Simmonds  5 months back

                                    We wouldn't have made it this far without KD. I'm sorry but he carried us through Stephs shooting slump

                                    • Jake Lâm
                                      Jake Lâm  5 months back

                                      Curry changed the game, durant changed his jerseys. But he's still a Hall of famer don't get me wrong

                                      • Tomas Agusto Mileño
                                        Tomas Agusto Mileño  5 months back

                                        Stupid question

                                        • Virgilio Giron
                                          Virgilio Giron  5 months back

                                          It's a different type of play with Kd and without Kd.

                                          • JunJun Ang
                                            JunJun Ang  5 months back

                                            As the saying goes "Two is a party. Three is a crowd."

                                            • InfoGuru
                                              InfoGuru  5 months back

                                              The only time Kevin Durant should shoot is when Stephen Curry is resting. Kevin Durant It’s only needed to cover not to replace.

                                              • Crisco __
                                                Crisco __  4 months back

                                                InfoGuru Warriors down 3-1 now without my guy . Really stop talking about basketball if you don’t know it 💯

                                            • Edelle Agustin
                                              Edelle Agustin  5 months back

                                              Yes!they have been in tht stuation long time ago..it s not durant tht cmplment d team....they cn win even without durant..mark my words😆

                                              • Christian Dior
                                                Christian Dior  5 months back

                                                Here you go. They won 2 straight titles and got everyone complaining about how unfair they are with kd so how tf could they possibly be better losing arguably the best player in the world that makes no sense. All they do is move the ball a little more but it’s not like kd stop the flow cus he don’t he just a great scorer so sometimes you can just give him the rock and say get me a bucket🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️

                                                • Seven aldeosa
                                                  Seven aldeosa  5 months back

                                                  The splash brothers are struggling when kd is in the court.and they are already champion before kd sign in warriors. So kd just sleep well and donot comeback anymore

                                                  • Jeff Sanders
                                                    Jeff Sanders  5 months back

                                                    Good analysis.....nobody in the mainstream media has the insight or fortitude to say it. They poo poo the idea and csll those who proclaim it naive. .

                                                    • Jeff Sanders
                                                      Jeff Sanders  5 months back

                                                      Warriors won 27 of 28 games where Curry played and Durant did not.

                                                      • Christian Dior
                                                        Christian Dior  5 months back

                                                        And they just won back to back with kd. So your point is fuckin dumb

                                                    • Jeff Sanders
                                                      Jeff Sanders  5 months back

                                                      Trade Durant for two excellent role players that excel at interior defense and rebounding....will be best Warriors’ team ever.

                                                      • Jeff Sanders
                                                        Jeff Sanders  5 months back

                                                        Stephen Curry, Not Kevin Durant, Is The Golden State Warriors' Best Player - ‪https://www.forbes.com/sites/andybailey/2019/05/12/stephen-curry-not-kevin-durant-is-the-golden-state-warriors-best-player/#3f688937b239‬

                                                        • Isaac Hokama
                                                          Isaac Hokama  5 months back

                                                          As much as KD is an excellent ball player, it all comes down to team chemistry

                                                          • Alberto Garcia
                                                            Alberto Garcia  5 months back

                                                            They don't need kd

                                                            • Taylor Dahmer
                                                              Taylor Dahmer  5 months back

                                                              love KD but it's good for the dubs if he leaves

                                                              • Fan Patrick
                                                                Fan Patrick  5 months back

                                                                How no brain on this comment ? KD only do on offence ??He is No.2 defence in GSW.

                                                                • RJ CANARÉ
                                                                  RJ CANARÉ  5 months back

                                                                  actually even KD is not on GSW they are still dangerous because from the 5 starters and the other bench player they are all can participate and give a good helps each and every position they are have they know if how to participate on the ball game.

                                                                  • JuryFive Cinco
                                                                    JuryFive Cinco  5 months back

                                                                    KD Ruined Everything.

                                                                    • MuMu124
                                                                      MuMu124  5 months back

                                                                      They need to be commended on how they use their bench players
                                                                      And also how they allowed javale mcgee to ressurect his career
                                                                      That team knows how to use its roster so well. I actually hope Durant stays and they move the ball more with him in the line up
                                                                      Ironically that's what the rockets need to do with harden

                                                                      • brownwallet942
                                                                        brownwallet942  5 months back

                                                                        They don't need michael jordan tbh

                                                                        • David
                                                                          David  5 months back

                                                                          "Of course, any team is better with a Hall of Fame player on the court." SOMEONE SEE IF MELO IS STILL AVAILABLE!!

                                                                          • Jon Zee
                                                                            Jon Zee  5 months back

                                                                            Short answer..... Yes, yes they are.

                                                                            • Dennis Tang
                                                                              Dennis Tang  5 months back

                                                                              I don’t agree, Durant is overall a well balance player

                                                                              • Jaysen Lao
                                                                                Jaysen Lao  5 months back

                                                                                You gotta understand tho if they don’t have KD, some team is gonna have him and that’s something you’re gonna have to deal with

                                                                                • techneca media
                                                                                  techneca media  5 months back

                                                                                  Looks like the Dubs can will it all without KD

                                                                                  • McFuckin AnotherAccount
                                                                                    McFuckin AnotherAccount  5 months back

                                                                                    In short, KD is an elite scorer and defender and a great overall player, just not a playmaker. Therefore, he impacts the game tremendously positively, but doesn't make his teammates better.

                                                                                    • NOTICE ME SENPAI
                                                                                      NOTICE ME SENPAI  5 months back

                                                                                      I think so. Remember how S.Curry demolish all team in year 2015. Bcoz he is the human torch.

                                                                                      • Allen Discaya
                                                                                        Allen Discaya  5 months back

                                                                                        YES

                                                                                        • Chinkee Tan
                                                                                          Chinkee Tan  5 months back

                                                                                          Warriors are better without this video clips.

                                                                                          • Christopher Malone
                                                                                            Christopher Malone  5 months back

                                                                                            Hell no