Any Warriors followers who wished to dunk on Drake earlier than, throughout or after final 12 months’s NBA Finals can now stay vicariously by way of Kevin Durant.
The Toronto Raptors world ambassador and rapper dropped the music video for “Chuckle Now Cry Later” that includes Lil Durk on Thursday, with Drake spending most of it on Nike’s Beaverton, Ore. campus. Former Raiders star Marshawn Lynch steals the present by tackling Drake in a short look, however Durant completely dominates the Canadian star in a 1-on-1 recreation.
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Durant hasn’t performed in an NBA recreation since rupturing his Achilles in Sport 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals towards Drake’s Raptors, and his rehab is, on the very least, far sufficient alongside to finest somebody who as soon as air-balled a 3-pointer warming up with Kentucky. By my rely, Durant was 5-of-5 from the sector with a steal, a block and two dunks over Drake.
Sure, I counted stats from a faux 1-on-1 recreation in a music video. What did you do with your Thursday night time?
Drake traded barbs with Durant and the Warriors when Toronto and Golden State squared off in final 12 months’s Finals. There was Drake’s “House Alone” hoodie worn earlier than Sport 2, adopted by Klay Thompson dropping a “See you within the Bay, Aubrey” after the Warriors’ win that night time. Then Drake trolled Thompson, and later Draymond Inexperienced, but it surely was all good-natured. Inexperienced and Drake met up between Video games 1 and a pair of, whereas Steph Curry even gave the rapper a congratulatory name after the Raptors gained their first NBA title.
Durant’s not a Warrior, after all, with Sport 5 marking his final look in a Golden State uniform earlier than he joined the Brooklyn Nets in free company. Drake mentioned he was “wrecked” seeing Durant get damage, and he even referenced the NBA star’s eventual street again to the court docket in a verse on Rick Ross’ “Gold Roses” final summer season. It is becoming, then, that we would get certainly one of our first glimpses at Durant again on the court docket in a Drake video.
That it performs out like a fever-dream revenge fantasy written by certainly one of their very own needs to be a cathartic, added bonus for Warriors followers.