After MVP announcement, Durant congratulates Westbrook, Harden

After MVP announcement, Durant congratulates Westbrook, Harden

On Monday night, Russell Westbrook took home the regular-season MVP award.

On Tuesday morning, Kevin Durant posted some comments to his YouTube channel:

"In fact, I called out this years MVP years ago so you gotta respect my knowledge for the game lol. Huge congrats to Russell Westbrook on MVP, that boy went out there and was a created player on 2k all year, Fu**in balled out. Gotta respect it!"

Ever since Durant decided to leave Oklahoma City for Golden State, a lot has been made of the relationship between Durant and Westbrook.

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The two aren't exactly on speaking terms, yet.

Speaking of players who used to wear the same jersey...

Durant also congratulated James Harden, who finished runner-up to Westbrook.

"Shoutout my boy James Harden. For 5 years now he's taken his game to the next level, he will be an MVP one day, he's an MVP now, he's made so many people proud. I know this first hand, recognize what he has done for the game! "

Westbrook received 69 of the 101 first-place votes, while Harden finished with 22.

Durant, who may have finished in the Top 5 had he not injured his knee on Feb. 28, garnered just two fifth-place votes.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

Report: Matt Barnes pleads guilty, receives sentence

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Report: Matt Barnes pleads guilty, receives sentence

Matt Barnes is reportedly close to resolving his legal matter.

Barnes pled guilty to disorderly conduct on Tuesday morning and was sentenced to 10 days of community service, according to TMZ Sports.

Back in December (as a member of the Kings), Barnes got involved in a skirmish at a New York nightclub.

“They’ve got enough to charge Barnes with an assault on a woman,” a police source told the New York Daily News. “It will probably be a misdemeanor assault on one of the females who was pushed or choked or sustained some sort of injury. She’s obviously cooperating.”

It appears that Barnes' lawyers were able to cut a deal.

The 37-year old is reportedly due back in court in August to hash out details for his community service.

The Warriors signed Barnes in early March after Kevin Durant injured his knee against the Wizards.

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders and a Web Producer at NBC Sports Bay Area. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller