Kevin Durant Needed Help to Be His Best

2017 NBA Finals - Game Five

Kevin Durant has taken huge steps in the last twelve months towards becoming a better basketball player, and that all came to fruition last night with his first NBA Title and Finals MVP being handed to him at the end of a long season.

When he was in Oklahoma City, he was a fantastic player. Since joining Golden State, he has evolved into a more complete player with the ability to pass at an elite level and defend the rim. How did that happen? 

Doug Gottlieb said that to reach his best self, Kevin Durant needed to get some help from those around him. It's not a knock on Durant, but instead a testament to his decision to leave. Listen right here for the entire take from The Doug Gottlieb Show:

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