Bucks admirers designed Kevin Durant the villain on Thursday night time.
The Nets 7-footer read “F–k KD” chants in Milwaukee after a heated dust-up with Bucks forward P.J. Tucker in Brooklyn’s 86-83 Game 3 decline in the second-spherical playoff collection.
The two former Texas Longhorns obtained in each other’s faces and exchanged words and phrases in the third quarter when Durant was fouled by Tucker.
The scuffle, which also observed Tucker spewing terms at Nets place guard Kyrie Irving, was quickly separated by other gamers on just about every group, as nicely as coaches. Safety even stepped in in advance of things could escalated.
Both of those Durant and Tucker have been handed technical fouls.
Durant struggled by way of the to start with 3 quarters of the sport.
His old Warriors teammate, Draymond Green tweeted, “K is obtaining a depressing night!”
At the time, Durant had 11 factors on 4-of-16 capturing. He completed the night with 30 points, 11 rebounds and five helps.
Tucker, regarded much more his shutdown defensive potential, recorded zero details, just one rebound and two helps in 33 minutes.
The Nets have been continue to without James Harden (hamstring) and Jeff Inexperienced (remaining foot plantar fascia strain) in Sport 3.
Brooklyn qualified prospects the collection 2-1 with Sport 4 established for Sunday in Milwaukee.