The bad blood between the Celtics and Wizards has apparently boiled over into the stands.
The night that Russ actually broke the [triple-double] record, I had texted KD the next day, he was talking about something, and he sent me a text and was like, ‘Hey man, Russ had a nice conversation yesterday.’ But the media don’t even know nothing about it, but I just let it be known that they back on talking terms, [set] their differences aside.
Perkins’ comments are reminiscent of what Durant discussed on Bill Simmons’ podcast a few months ago, when he said the feud between them was manufactured by the media. He felt like they didn’t really have a problem with each other, but the relationship became weird when they were forced to talk about one another every day.
While it’s fun to hype up the rivalry, it’s probably better for basketball that they remain friends. The cupcake outfits are funny, and reading into every little thing they did during the All-Star break was good entertainment, but it’s nice to see they can mend their friendship.
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Turning point: When the game broadcast started. In the first quarter, the Warriors shot 15 of 24 from the field (8 of 11 on 3-pointers) while the Trail Blazers shot 8 of 27 (3 of 11 from 3-point range). Stephen Curry, who finished with a game-high 37 points, summed it up in his postgame interview on TNT: We came out on a mission.