The Phoenix Suns’ new superstar recruit Kevin Durant was courtside to watch as his team suffered a 116-107 home defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Durant had been formally presented to fans in Phoenix at a news conference earlier, where he declared that the franchise was poised to end its long wait for an NBA championship.
“I think we got all the pieces to be successful,” Durant said.
Those expectations were given a reality check, however, by a balanced Clippers offence that saw Paul George and Terance Mann score 26 points apiece.
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