Kevin Durant’s Achilles injury happened when the Golden State Warriors couldn’t afford an injury. The star had a surgery to repair the ruptured injury in New York.
Williams, a close friend of Durant and a partner with Durant’s manager Rich
Kleiman on “The Boardroom,” couldn’t reveal more details regarding Durant, his
injury and his free agency.
“I think Kevin right now is still trying to deal with post-surgery,” Williams said Tuesday at a Madison Avenue Draft event. “That’s his first and foremost thing. You do what you do to your Achilles on that stage, it takes a minute to recalibrate. You can’t just go back to business. But Kevin has to make the best decision for Kevin. I’ve told him that. Rich Kleiman has told him that.”
Rumors suggest that
Kleiman will try to push Durant towards the Knicks.
outspoken in wondering if the Knicks are a good fit for Williamson because of
“Kevin coming back (in Game 5) shows he’s kind of like the
people’s champ,” Williams said. “He always wants to win no matter what. He’ll
sacrifice his body. I think it’s now time for Kevin to do what’s in the best
interest of Kevin Durant.”
Williams starred at
Duke before his accident. He added RJ Barrett to the story.
“This year for RJ was tougher,” Williams said. “You play with
Zion, then he goes down and he needed to be a volume scorer. In college they
stack the paint with no illegal defense. You’re not going to get the true
spacing on the NBA level.”
Warriors backup point guard Quinn Cook,
friend of Durant, had good news for concerned
to come back 10 times better,’’ Cook told The Post following Wednesday’s NBA
Finals practice at Oracle Arena. “That’s what kind of a person he is. The only
thing about his future, Kevin Durant is going to be back 10 times better than
ever. There’s no question about that. He’s not going to be the same player.
He’s going to be better.”
Well, let’s see what happens next.