Kevin Durant, who spent three successful seasons with the Warriors, is about to play in front of fans at Chase Center. Durant won two Finals MVPs and was All-NBA every season.
Joe Lacob, the team's CEO, believes it's warranted, and Durant agrees. He points to his impressive résumé and strong relationship with the franchise.
Durant cherishes his time with the Warriors and the relationships he built. He's open to being honored by the franchise where he left a significant mark.
Joe Lacob previously indicated that no one would wear Durant's No. 35 on the Warriors, hinting at a future jersey retirement.
Durant speaks positively about his time in Golden State, which prepared him for his current journey with the Suns.
Fans will be in the stands as Durant faces the Warriors, offering a different experience from his last visit during COVID restrictions.
Stay tuned to see how Warriors fans will react to Durant's return as the NBA's opening night extravaganza unfolds.