Kevin Durant’s move to the Golden State Warriors ranks as the biggest NBA free agency decision since LeBron James took his talents to South Beach. However, the Warriors’ introduction of their new superstar was nothing like the Miami Heat’s pyrotechnic-filled party in 2010. If anything, Thursday’s afternoon event at the team’s training facility seemed calculated to normalize Durant’s league-altering change of scenery, to present it as the logical move for a player who could be a perfect fit in the Bay Area for years to come.
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It’s telling that Warriors TV play-by-play announcer Bob Fitzgerald opened the press conference by directing his first two questions to general manager Bob Myers and head coach Steve Kerr, not to the star of the show. Myers and Kerr discussed the promise of Durant in terms of the organizational structure already inRead More »from Warriors introduce Kevin Durant with little drama, no pyrotechnics