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  • Published: 04 April 2019
  • This week’s Knuckleheads with Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles welcomes on MVP, two-time NBA champ, and future Hall of Famer Kevin Durant. KD looks back on his meteoric rise, and pinpoints the moment when he figured out he could play in the NBA. He also talks about how special his time at Texas was, and reveals where he originally wanted to go to school. The trio moves on to a review of the 2007 draft, and how KD believed the Trail Blazers would have been a perfect fit for his game. They then dive into KD’s time in Oklahoma City, specifically the dynamic between him, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden — before they all became MVPs. Kevin remembers how intense their practices were, how proud he was when they won their MVP awards, and what could have been had the three of them not been broken up. The discussion then switches to the Warriors — they discuss the possibility of a three-peat, how Kevin’s shot has improved from playing with Steph and Klay, and why he didn’t get that emotional after winning his first championship. One of the NBA’s best players has a lot to say. You will not want to miss Kevin Durant.

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  • Dynamic Reacts
    Dynamic Reacts  6 hours back

    Q dawg be asking the question and answering the question like he getting interviewed at the same time LOL

    • pep 7200
      pep 7200  15 hours back

      i jusy dont see the political lebron as a top 5 player..he wasny that fucking dominant as these other offensive players

      • pep 7200
        pep 7200  16 hours back

        he would have cried if he won it on OKC..it wasnt the same..when Jordan won it..he cried and it was a diff experience because of the PRICE he paid to get there..jordan had to go.through the GAMBET and he had to beat the BEST to get the top..smh..these niggas just want chips as trophys..they domt understand what being a TRUE champion really means..it means beating all opponenys to be the overall best..when u link up with ur opponents then u arent truly the Best..its just diff levels..superstars wanted to beat each other and not play together back in the day

        • pep 7200
          pep 7200  16 hours back

          lebron most overated superstar ever..he never been a dominant clutch scorer..never..he never had a jumpshot that made ANYBODY afraid of it

          • reactionary
            reactionary  1 days back

            I really enjoyed this. The top 5 players discussion was a good debate.

            • reactionary
              reactionary  1 days back

              this is a bit like drink champs the basketball version.

              • plantation free
                plantation free  1 days back

                Maaaaaan, ngga don't want to hear about no mfkin Chicago on every show.
                We know its hard.

                • Taaha Siddiqui
                  Taaha Siddiqui  2 days back

                  0:58 KD channeling his inner kawhi with that laugh lol

                  • Diego Vegas
                    Diego Vegas  2 days back

                    Little raeford, nc in the building shot out 2 Eric Maynor

                    • Legit Words
                      Legit Words  2 days back

                      KD talks ball like he a fan jus like us.... This is so cool

                      • Private Number
                        Private Number  2 days back

                        "I'm Kevin Durant, you all know who I am" - Kevin Durant

                        • Jayshon Lever
                          Jayshon Lever  2 days back

                          I love the top five argument but damn give bron his respect 💯🤙🏽

                          • anthony king
                            anthony king  2 days back

                            Nigga KD high asf 😂😂

                            • martineli312
                              martineli312  2 days back

                              Kd will not forget u put lebron in your top five😒 u will pay for this😕

                              • Will Barrett
                                Will Barrett  3 days back

                                Love this interview. Gives some good insight on KD as person, silent superstar and caring as hell. Helped me sift though what is said versus ‘what he just said’.

                                • kbayj
                                  kbayj  3 days back

                                  Hakeem was that dude man!!! He could do everything. If Hakeem the dream was playing today he would literally be Durant. Hakeem could shoot, dribble, pass, and athletic. On another note. I wish penny never got hurt. Penny was too special.

                                  • mGSP 28
                                    mGSP 28  4 days back

                                    All these foos are faded...lmao. Dem double eye lids be coming out.

                                    • Craig Dines
                                      Craig Dines  4 days back

                                      Needs pop filters on mics

                                      • tareekus broadus
                                        tareekus broadus  4 days back

                                        BANWAGON

                                        • Jacory Cotton
                                          Jacory Cotton  5 days back

                                          These comments tho💀💀💀💀💀

                                          • Kendrick Miller
                                            Kendrick Miller  5 days back

                                            Damn Q Rich missing a finger .. or a piece of a finger . Never noticed

                                            • Ahmed Abdi
                                              Ahmed Abdi  6 days back

                                              Best podcast finally respected the Mamba Kobe and KD earned my respect just sad he got injuries the game needed him in 2020 with kyrie

                                              • RancidNuts
                                                RancidNuts  6 days back

                                                Larry Bird not mentioned in all time top 5 is sad.

                                                • RancidNuts
                                                  RancidNuts  5 days back

                                                  A great all time fantasy pick-up team would be Jordan,Pippen,Bird,McHale, and Shaq.

                                              • Angel Gonzalez
                                                Angel Gonzalez  6 days back

                                                Bruh Kobe made Shane Battier his hoeee dude hit the nastiest shots on him

                                                • Raluger x Regular Underworld

                                                  Duflockarant ?

                                                  • Burnz
                                                    Burnz  6 days back

                                                    lBJ miami heat d a different level

                                                    • kingnard17
                                                      kingnard17  6 days back

                                                      KD salty they said LBJ and he still playing, he like but I'm better than him

                                                      • J boogy
                                                        J boogy  1 weeks back

                                                        I love shaq but if you're talking about skills i cant put him up there. When you are bigger and stronger than everyone you're suppose to dominate. I give him the most dominant player but he is not my top 5 as far as skill wise.

                                                        • XiTe
                                                          XiTe  1 weeks back

                                                          LeBron is better than Kobe because statistics!

                                                          • bornwavy793
                                                            bornwavy793  1 weeks back

                                                            kd gets salty when they say lebron lol

                                                            • Saladeem Dewberry
                                                              Saladeem Dewberry  1 weeks back

                                                              Damn Q let niggas talk fam....

                                                              • Shayvon Kornegay
                                                                Shayvon Kornegay  1 weeks back

                                                                Yall did Dwade, Kobe, Durant, can yall get Bron? A.I?

                                                                • Trey Cox
                                                                  Trey Cox  2 weeks back

                                                                  Ask the question and then shut the f up.

                                                                  • Trenton NJ
                                                                    Trenton NJ  2 weeks back

                                                                    Q interviewing himself.

                                                                    • jerk chicken
                                                                      jerk chicken  2 weeks back

                                                                      This the most comfortable I've ever seen kd in a interview without lebron

                                                                      • Mektek19
                                                                        Mektek19  2 weeks back

                                                                        Kareem is some what overrated. His prime was in a very weak nba the 70s. He won most of his MVPs during that time when the league got better in the 80s he didn't accomplish nearly as much. Out of 6 of his chips he only won 2 finals MVPs.

                                                                        • Anthony Grant
                                                                          Anthony Grant  2 weeks back

                                                                          KD what's up homie get at me I got an idea for you I use to clean the gym at Montrose when you were there. Coach "Grant" I use to coach AAU with I-270 I was coaching Jerome Dyson at the time. I'm from Germantown, MD. I also coached Bruce Massey who played in the Goodman League in Rockville.

                                                                          • Derrick Rose
                                                                            Derrick Rose  2 weeks back

                                                                            Kd high as fuck

                                                                            • Joe Corley
                                                                              Joe Corley  2 weeks back

                                                                              I been binging these knuckleheads podcasts, I’m late. This is like my 4th one and I’m wondering was this the first one, cuz Q is talking way too much...he been on point in all the other ones I watched. KD never even answered the OKC question 😂😂

                                                                              • Stay Focused
                                                                                Stay Focused  2 weeks back

                                                                                Cha Cha slide😂😂💯🤨🤨

                                                                                • andre carter
                                                                                  andre carter  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Lebron can't play basketball the league has been behind him because he was a freak athlete but he cant even play if u cant play off the ball you're not playing NBA basketball they allow him to play street ball and they allow him to travel and offensive foul constantly because he doesn't have the skill to get by anyone just watch him play he's never broke nobody down off the dribble he needs screens he never defends the other teams best players hes the most fraudulent nba player ever period

                                                                                  • Orlando Smith
                                                                                    Orlando Smith  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I didnt like how kd running from the fact that lebron is the best after mj..I also didnt like how he said MJ and Kobe on the same level..that jus played into him trinna avoid saying lebron is king behind mj..my personal order is MJ, lebron, then it start being debatable..but kd is my guy, jus wanted him to acknowledge lebron

                                                                                    • Orlando Smith
                                                                                      Orlando Smith  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Btw, I put Kobe behind lebron..so mj, lbj, kobe, then debatable between kd, Kawhi, Greek freak, shaq and so on

                                                                                  • Thomas Stanley
                                                                                    Thomas Stanley  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Great show

                                                                                    • Ruben Arciniega
                                                                                      Ruben Arciniega  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Wow KD almost went to UNC!!

                                                                                      • Ruben Arciniega
                                                                                        Ruben Arciniega  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Great content, but both miles and q need to make questions shorter. Lol

                                                                                        • Russell S.
                                                                                          Russell S.  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Hakeem still was the best Center. Hakeem got down on Shaq in his first finals.

                                                                                          • Russell S.
                                                                                            Russell S.  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I like him putting Kareem up there. He definitely scored buckets.

                                                                                            • Joshua Duenas
                                                                                              Joshua Duenas  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Real NBA Hoopers past and present know that Kobe was a straight killer on the court. This is a great watch. DMiles and Q do a solid job with the interviews. Keep'em coming.