PLAYA VISTA – DeAndre Jordan sat on a stationary bicycle inside of the Clippers’ practice facility when he said something that made him laugh.
Jordan was speaking about Kevin Durant, his opponent Wednesday and one of his best friends, when he started talking about what he liked best about Durant.
“He’s super cool, down to Earth,” Jordan said. “He’s a real loyal person.”
And then, laughter.
Durant’s “loyalty,” or perceived lack thereof, completely shifted the NBA’s landscape this summer, with the former MVP moving from Oklahoma City to Golden State, to join Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Steve Kerr on the heels of a 73-win regular season.
Durant? Loyal? Tell it to the Thunder.
But that’s not what Jordan means.
“He is a really loyal person,” Jordan insisted. “He’s got a good heart, man. That’s how me and him hit it…