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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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  • Kabir Bariana
    Kabir Bariana  21 hours back

    59:34 Ima just leave this here

    • Guillermo Vazquez
      Guillermo Vazquez  2 days back

      Kareem had Magic, Worthy, Hakeem never played with anyone as good as them, besides a young Samson

      • Slim Rogers
        Slim Rogers  2 days back

        Zach Randolph please fellows come on ...and LeBron James

        • Kareem El-Amin
          Kareem El-Amin  3 days back

          That black pinstripes on that Orlando jerseys was HARD won’t it

          • mario mario
            mario mario  5 days back

            when he mentioned the Eastbay magazine...Took me back 😢...good times

            • SugizoYoshikiX
              SugizoYoshikiX  6 days back

              Kd gave penny & grant hill props. And kobe is disrespected although statistically he wasn't the best

              • Ronnie Mickens
                Ronnie Mickens  6 days back

                This is how many minutes it took Q to ask the
                question
                👇

                • Dynamic Reacts
                  Dynamic Reacts  1 weeks back

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

                  • pep 7200
                    pep 7200  1 weeks 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  1 weeks 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  1 weeks 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 weeks back

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

                          • reactionary
                            reactionary  1 weeks back

                            this is a bit like drink champs the basketball version.

                            • plantation free
                              plantation free  1 weeks back

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

                              • Taaha Siddiqui
                                Taaha Siddiqui  1 weeks back

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

                                • Diego Vegas
                                  Diego Vegas  1 weeks back

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

                                  • Legit Words
                                    Legit Words  1 weeks back

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

                                    • Private Number
                                      Private Number  2 weeks back

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

                                      • Jayshon Lever
                                        Jayshon Lever  2 weeks back

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

                                        • anthony king
                                          anthony king  2 weeks back

                                          Nigga KD high asf 😂😂

                                          • martineli312
                                            martineli312  2 weeks back

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

                                            • Will Barrett
                                              Will Barrett  2 weeks 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  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                  • Craig Dines
                                                    Craig Dines  2 weeks back

                                                    Needs pop filters on mics

                                                    • tareekus broadus
                                                      tareekus broadus  2 weeks back

                                                      BANWAGON

                                                      • Jacory Cotton
                                                        Jacory Cotton  2 weeks back

                                                        These comments tho💀💀💀💀💀

                                                        • Kendrick Miller
                                                          Kendrick Miller  2 weeks back

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

                                                          • Ahmed Abdi
                                                            Ahmed Abdi  2 weeks 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  2 weeks back

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

                                                              • RancidNuts
                                                                RancidNuts  2 weeks back

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

                                                            • Angel Gonzalez
                                                              Angel Gonzalez  2 weeks back

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

                                                              • Raluger x Regular Underworld

                                                                Duflockarant ?

                                                                • Burnz
                                                                  Burnz  2 weeks back

                                                                  lBJ miami heat d a different level

                                                                  • kingnard17
                                                                    kingnard17  2 weeks back

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

                                                                    • J boogy
                                                                      J boogy  2 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  2 weeks back

                                                                        LeBron is better than Kobe because statistics!

                                                                        • bornwavy793
                                                                          bornwavy793  2 weeks back

                                                                          kd gets salty when they say lebron lol

                                                                          • Saladeem Dewberry
                                                                            Saladeem Dewberry  3 weeks back

                                                                            Damn Q let niggas talk fam....

                                                                            • Shayvon Kornegay
                                                                              Shayvon Kornegay  3 weeks back

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

                                                                              • Trey Cox
                                                                                Trey Cox  3 weeks back

                                                                                Ask the question and then shut the f up.

                                                                                • Trenton NJ
                                                                                  Trenton NJ  3 weeks back

                                                                                  Q interviewing himself.

                                                                                  • jerk chicken
                                                                                    jerk chicken  3 weeks back

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

                                                                                    • Mektek19
                                                                                      Mektek19  3 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  3 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  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Kd high as fuck

                                                                                          • Joe Corley
                                                                                            Joe Corley  3 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  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Cha Cha slide😂😂💯🤨🤨

                                                                                              • andre carter
                                                                                                andre carter  3 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