Israel basketball player Omri Casspi joins Golden State Warriors

Nick Young #0 of the Los Angeles Lakers points to a teammate after making a three point shot

Kevin Durant will sacrifice nearly $10 million in his next deal with the Golden State Warriors, and he was reportedly willing to go even lower if the situation called for it. He will not only have plenty of help from the rest of the team's defenders but will also not have to guard opposing starters every night like he did in Los Angeles.

"Swaggy P" is better known for his immaturity and off-court antics that people tend to forget that he's actually a pretty talented basketball player, especially on the offensive end of the floor.

Durant, the Golden State Warriors' starting small forward and MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals, will sign a new two-year contract with the Oakland-based franchise earning him $53 million over two years, according to The Mercury News. Felton averaged 6.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 21.3 minutes per game. After feeling empowered under Lakers coach Luke Walton, Young could feel similar vibes with Golden State as Walton's coaching partly stemmed from what he experienced in two years as a Warriors assistant.

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors just wrapped the most dominant playoff run in league history, going undefeated through the bracket's first three rounds and needing only five games to put LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the trash can.

Forward Gordon Hayward is one of the few big names left in the free agent market.

"According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Warriors have agreed to a one-year, $5.2 million deal with the 6'7" shooting guard.

Barring injuries, the Warriors are set up to reign over the NBA for the remainder of the decade.

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"When the Warriors opportunity presented itself, the way they play and how the guys wanted him on the team, it was overwhelming for him", Bartelstein said.

But in the ego-driven sports world, it's not always about how much you make, but that you make more than the other guy. Now, their attention will shift to centers.

Here's the benefit to Durant's contract.

As a very good three-point shooter and scorer, Young will fit in nicely with the Warriors. Then he kind of took off down the stretch that freshman year, but I knew he was pretty much a one-and-done-type situation.

The verbal jabs were flying Wednesday when Lakers players debated who was the best paintball player during a recent excursion. But while the player poked fun at his newest teammate, Durant may have been the main reason that the Warriors were able to make the deal with Young.

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