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SportKevin Durant explains why he created Twitter burner accounts

18:52  15 march  2019
18:52  15 march  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant is very active on social media – and he ’s not always posting as himself. During an episode of ESPN’s “The Boardroom,” Jay Williams asked Durant to give his side of the great Burner Twitter saga of 2017

Durant was interviewed on the ESPN+ show, The Boardroom, and host Jay Williams asked him to explain the secret accounts . I guess Durant is only honest when talking about himself in the third person from one of his burner accounts . For more Basketball Forever content, follow @bballforeverfb.

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Kevin Durant was forced to navigate an embarrassing situation back in 2017 when it was discovered he was operating a handful of burner accounts on Twitter. Now, the Golden State Warriors star is opening up about why he felt he needed such incognito social media outlets.

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This is the tale of Kevin Durant and the terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad tweet . Here's what we know for sure: On KD has secret accounts that he uses to defend himself and forgot to switch to them when he was replying to this guy I'm Why does Durant giving voice to them change anything?

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Appearing on ESPN’s “The Boardroom” this week, Durant explained the confluence of factors that led him to create the burner accounts in the first place.

“I wasn’t used to that amount of attention from playing basketball. I wanted a place where I could talk to my friends without anybody butting in on my conversations or mixing my words or taking everything out of context because I enjoyed that place,” Durant said on the show, as transcribed by Forbes.

Durant became the target of scorn and ridicule upon the discovery of the burner accounts, a hardly surprising development given the nature and content of the tweets in question.

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Everyone remembers the Kevin Durant burner account incident before last season. Who could forget? But what nobody knew was why KD even had the In a recent segment from his ESPN+ show “The Boardroom”, KD was asked by host Jay Williams to break down the burner account fiasco.

Share All sharing options for: Kevin Durant 's alleged burner accounts are incredibly lame and It seems like he forgot to log out of his verified Twitter and into his fake account before hopping KD has secret accounts that he uses to defend himself and forgot to switch to them when he was

Much like his frequently tumultuous relationship with the media — especially as of late — Durant’s experiences on social media are a mixed bag, to say the least.

Durant once engaged in some witty repartee on Twitter with CJ McCollum after appearing on the Portland Trail Blazers star’s podcast in 2018. The blowback over Durant’s arguably tweeted temper tantrum led him to accuse the media of “trying to make me look crazy.”

Still, despite offering contradictory responses to accusations he was operating burner accounts at the time the scandal broke, Durant at least is offering up a legitimate explanation for doing so. Yet, odds are his comments will not convince his critics to alter their unflattering perception of the mercurial superstar.

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