Kendrick Perkins Rumors

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Kendrick Perkins
Kendrick Perkins
Position: None
Born: 11/10/84
Height: 6-10 / 2.08
Weight:280 lbs. / 127 kg.
Kendrick Perkins on Kevin Durant leaving OKC: “It’s cool that KD – you’re a man, you decide the decision that you want to make. But at the end of the day, there’s a way about how you go about it. And you don’t send Russ a text and say, ‘Hey, I’m going to the Warriors.’ No, you do like LeBron James did when he left Miami. He went down and he sat and had dinner with Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade to tell the that he was leaving, that he was going to sign with Cleveland. That’s what you do. That’s what you do. That carries a long way. It don’t take you nothing to call Nick Collison and Russell Westbrook and go and sit down and have a conversation with them and say, “Guys, hey look, it’s been fun. I still love y’all like my brothers. But I’m going to Golden State.”
Storyline: Durant-Westbrook Relationship
Erik Horne: Kendrick Perkins on @TheVertical on his time in Oklahoma City and his trade: “When’ started playing, my first game was in Washington whenl played for OKC. I remember! came out and it was like ‘boom.’ We just took off from there. The guys, from Russ, to Kevin, to everybody just fell under my wing. I had a two-bedroom townhouse and they was there every night. Every night we was home, they was there. Every time we went on the road, we were in there watching games together. It was instant. I instantly forgot about Boston — the four years, $36 million dollars helped a little bit, too. I didn’t forget about Boston, but I’ma tell how much the organization meant to me in Oklahoma City: When I got traded from there like two years ago, do you know after I got traded, me and Sam (Presti) talked, and (assistantgeneral manager) Troy Weaver and they actually told me to come by the practice facility. And you know we sat in the office and hugged and cried for about 35-40 minutes, all three of us.”
Erik Horne: Kendrick Perkins on @TheVertical on his time in Oklahoma City and his trade: “They crying, I’m crying, because they didn’t want to part. And they said ‘we’ll cross paths.’ The crazy thing about it is even Mr. (Clay) Bennett sent me a long paragraph, which is rare from an owner, sent me a long paragraph thanking me for what I’d done for the organization, and that we will cross paths again, that I’ve been a blessing, that he hates to lose me, that he didn’t want to do it and stuff like that. But I know the business part of it. Sometimes it happens. I got a $9 million dollar contract. ReggieJackson ain’t take the extension, he didn’t wantto be there, so yeah I get thrown in, I know the business. But you never know what opportunity might come up. I didn’t burn no bridges. Everything still was great overthere in Oklahoma City when I left. You always leave those doors open, because you never know.”