Kevin Durant is undoubtedly one of the most popular basketball players in the world right now. The Brooklyn Nets star had previously won two championships with the Golden State Warriors and there is no doubt he will win more in the future.
During the Nets’ game against Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2, the Nets lost in a 83-86 thrilling game, despite their best efforts. However, the biggest news to come from the game was the confrontation between Kevin Durant and PJ Tucker.
A day after the game, new details have emerged about the security that intervened between Tucker and Durant. According to The Athletic, the person that broke up the altercation was Durant’s personal security guard.
“At one point, with less than five minutes left in the third quarter, Durant and P.J. Tucker were nose to nose, speaking heatedly, as though they were upset. Durant’s personal bodyguard, who is on the Nets’ payroll, charged the court to break them up and shoved Tucker. The Bucks’ crowd, at full capacity for the first time this season, serenaded Kevin with “f— KD”
Now it seems Kevin Durant is in hot water after news of his bodyguard interfering in the altercation broke out. Fans dragged Kevin Durant on Twitter, with many accusing him of being “soft.”
@KDTrey5 damn bro. You’re soft as hell. Bodyguards on the court? Damn.
Wonder what the league will do about @KDTrey5 personal bodyguard’s actions in Game 3. Looks like he went above and beyond trying to break up a fight
@KDTrey5 needed a bodyguard on the court?? You that soft?? I guess it done matter what skills you have when your heart is soft. Bodyguard needed to save you. That’s a first.
It is not known just why Durant’s bodyguard decided to interfere in the altercation but regardless, Kevin Durant will continue to shine and be touted as one of the greatest players in the history of professional basketball.