Kevin Durant Takes Less Money With Warriors | SportsCenter | ESPN



Chris Haynes explains why Kevin Durant decided to take less money when he agreed to a two-year, $53 million deal with the Golden State Warriors.

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  • Paul Millsap and Kyle Lowry are earning more than this dude.

  • about time a sports player with loyalty to a team not just a money-hungry prick.. I hope they win back-to-back championships….

  • He's making 53 shmil and has a shoe deal worth about 200 more shmil and when that second year is over after he's won his second or third chip he's gonna sign , a 250 million dollar contract so he ain't dumb

  • I'm a Clippers fan and i hate the Warriors but you have to respect declining 9 million in order to WIN.

  • Like if KD is a bitchass πŸ™‚

  • KD is proven and we all know he wants to win more rings than King James. NBA/NFL SUB TO MY CHANNEL. πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯ Sub me, fire videos.

  • Talking about selfless acts when the mans making 25 milπŸ˜‚

  • And Simp of the year award goes to Kevin Durant…

    Winning is a social construct. Money is money no matter what people think of you.

  • Hats off to KD

  • Curry didn't do that but he was underpaid

  • so this dude the real reason yall won took 53 and curry took 201.πŸ€”

  • 2015 banwagons going crazy that he took less money like it's the first time an nba elite is doing that for the better of the team. Don't let it distract you he decided to join a 73-9 team. Don't say his finals performance justified the move, it was a GIVEN he would play this way upon joining an already GREAT TEAM LOL.

  • Still a bitch ass nigga

  • The most overrated player in the league! 3-1, cheap title

  • greatest active nba player now together with steph curry!!!!

  • greatest active nba player now together with steph curry!!!!8

  • Obviously, KD wants to stay with a championship team so bad….I still think he was good enough to bring thunder a championship if he stays…

  • You can be selfless when you just won the championship and will be a contender for the rest of your career. He is also a brand which is making millions of dollars off the court which has become more lucrative.

  • Ψ§Ψ­Ω…

  • 3-Peat

  • Will he take less dick as well.
    #FucKD
    #FucDubNation
    #ThunderUp

  • KD a bitch

  • Lol Lebron did the opposite for his teammates in helping them get big contracts and now the Cavs are pretty much stuck with their mediocre roster.

  • Big deal. He'll make up for his loss w/ massive endorsements. My homeboy can make $25,000,000 a year w/ TV commercials and print ads.

  • unlike LeBum…πŸ’

  • Kevin Durant one of kind athlete and person

  • Why the hell didn't Curry do the same thing?

  • Unselfish Move by Durant. He's a good dude. And if he keeps it up he'll be Top 10 all time,

  • KD's 9mil paycut is admirable, much like when Shaq took a 25mil paycut in 2005 (32mil with today's inflation). With the salary cap being the way it is, more players should do this & create other superteams to compete with GSW.

    P/s: Imagine if Westbrook, Paul George, Kevin Love & Cousins each sign 1-year, 15mil contracts to play for the Lakers in 2019? Dayummm

  • KD sign for 53M, his jersey no. is 35. lebron's record in the finals is 3-5 πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  • Nba needs to change to a best of 3 playoff format so upsets are more possible

  • how is it unselfish to make your team as overstacked as possible to win more rings?

  • Every player just try to keep the team together, championship is not money can buy. This is true sportsmanship!

  • cool dude. πŸ‘

  • Fuck. Steven A Smith 😑

  • one more year. and here come the KING. AND THE LAKERS. ✌

  • so curry gets 40 plus a year and Durant has to sacrifice himself?. Big mistake by durant, big mistake. Rings are nice but who would you like to be, Bill Russell or Gilbert Arenas?. Arenas is laughing his ass off, rich as hell, Bill russell seems to be scrapping for money with his gig of presenting the mvp trophy.

  • Melo and Bro need to take notes. Take less money so you can win more. KD could go anywhere and get a 100M + Deal..

  • I'm glad that Kevin Jonas finally got his ring and is staying on the Warriors.

  • I remember when he said he wouldn't wanna play anywhere else when in OKC now look at him. Snake 🐍 ruined the NBA.

  • bay area legend

  • KD fans hold this L!

  • Next viral video , NBA players HATE him [gone wild]

  • Comments all the way from INDIA ( IS CURRY VERY SELFISH )
    The UNSELFISHNESS of Durant taking 9 Million $ , LESS from his contract , just to keep the Warrior Team Afloat, Brings so much Joy Respect and Honor to Durant ,from all over the Globe. But Why doesn't Curry take less from his Contract of 201 Million $ and help Durant in reducing Durant's Generosity , Is Curry a selfish Being , or is Curry not helping cause he is afraid of his wife, ( Ayesha ) ? or in other words ( UNDER THE PETTICOAT GOVERNMENT ) …..I would love to see the comments from the Americanos.