In a since-deleted tweet, Kevin Durant weighed in on Nikola Jokić’s distinctive mindset after a clip went viral discussing the Nuggets’ massive man’s star energy.
“I don’t suppose Jokić desires or cares to be a star,” Durant tweeted. “Go to work and go house, FaceTime his horses and hop within the pool.”
The tweet stemmed from a dialog on The Dan LeBatard Present with Stugotz throughout which LeBatard opined that Jokić can be a much bigger star if he have been American-born.
“If he have been American, good god would he be a star,” LeBatard stated. “Similar character, similar precise character … a white dude dominating the NBA?”
Right here’s a screengrab of Durant’s tweet:
LeBatard went on to liken Jokić to Magic Johnson and Larry Chicken mixed into one participant. “He’s Magic and Chicken and America hates him. What?” LeBatard stated.
It’s unclear why Durant deleted his tweet, however his tackle Jokić definitely had individuals speaking. The tweet garnered almost 500 retweets in lower than quarter-hour earlier than it was taken down.