Russell Westbrook is holding a press conference this evening to discuss his $85 million extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder. During the press conference, he discussed Kevin Durant's decision to leave for the Golden State Warriors.
How'd you find out Durant was leaving for the Warriors?
The same way Westbrook found out, probably.
On the internet.
Westbrook, 27, was asked at his press conference how he found out about Durant's decision to sign with the Warriors in free agency.
"I found out like y'all found out," he said.
Westbrook eventually received contact from Durant about the decision, via a text message.
Durant was asked at the Olympics if he'll be congratulating Westbrook on his three-year, $85 million extension.
"Nah, that's a touchy deal. It's easy for someone else to tell me what I should do." Durant told reporters in Rio on Thursday. "But I'll see when this is over and when everything dies down. At some point, we'll sit down and talk. But I don't know when."
We cannot wait for that first Thunder-Warriors game.