You do not need to mess with Kevin Durant.
Should you do, apparently you will meet the wrath of his bodyguard — even in case you’re considered one of his opponents throughout a sport.
Through the Nets vs. Bucks contest Thursday night time, Durant acquired right into a scrum with Milwaukee ahead P.J. Tucker. As the 2 gamers went at it, teammates and different workers surrounded them to interrupt it up, however a person clad in a safety guard-type outfit additionally joined the fray.
In accordance with The Athletic, that man was Durant’s bodyguard, who’s on the Nets’ payroll.
This incident between Durant and Tucker was only a glorified shouting match, however the bodyguard needed to make it possible for Durant did not discover himself in any kind of bother with one of many peskiest and most bodily undersized forwards within the league.
Antjuan Lambert, the bodyguard, was suspended by the NBA for the rest of the Nets-Bucks sequence. He will not be allowed courtside, both.
It have to be good for Durant to have that sort of private safety out there always, even when on the court docket. And the bodyguard confirmed good blocking approach, pushing by the group to wall off Tucker from advancing any additional on Durant.
The play was, maybe, one of many higher box-outs that occurred within the Brooklyn-Milwaukee sport.