“NBA Is So Soft”: Fans Enraged as Kevin Durant Fined $15,000 for Foul Language

As the game progresses into new territory every day, one complaint has become very popular. Fans from the generations gone by argue that the game has grown ever too soft. Most recently, Nets star Kevin Durant has been fined for an absurd reason. Engaging in an act of foul language, the 33-year-old has been fined a hefty amount. And fans are having none of it.

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Currently with Brooklyn, Kevin Durant is having an astounding season. He is averaging nearly 30 points and 8 rebounds this year. Along with James Harden and now Kyrie Irving, he will be hoping to lead the Nets to an elusive title this year. Hell bent on achieving success, even the best can succumb to the frustration at times. This is exactly what happened with KD, for which he has been reprimanded now.

Kevin Durant gets fined for profane language, leaves NBA fans shocked

Recently, the 2-time NBA champion was part of a media interview. During this, he reportedly engaged in some foul language, the extent of which is unknown. In addition, he has failed to comply with a routine NBA Security interview, in the aftermath of the incident. As a result, Durant has been fined a massive amount.

Nets star Kevin Durant has been fined $15,000 for using profane language during a media interview and failing to comply with an NBA Security interview as part of the review process.

— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) January 14, 2022

As confirmed by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the fine currently stands at $15,000. On the other hand, NBA fans who heard the news were having none of it. They openly expressed their dissatisfaction on social media. Coming in support of the 11-time All-star, they reiterated their stance on how the league has become too soft. One fan in particular, said, “NBA is so soft.” Here are the best reactions.

NBA is so soft

— Blake⁶𓅓 (@blakeKDstan) January 14, 2022

SOFT LEAGUE LMAOOO

— John Smith (@BrokeAnkIes) January 14, 2022

lmao was it because of this? pic.twitter.com/OnSxKuQb5u

— LAKER NATION FADE (@FadeAwayLeBron) January 14, 2022

pic.twitter.com/jjEDIauz4b

— 𝕋𝔸𝕋𝔼’𝕊 𝕎ℝ𝕃𝔻 (12-31) (@TatesBurner) January 14, 2022

k, $15k is like $15 to KD. they doin too much

— Keith McPherson (@Keith_McPherson) January 14, 2022

Chump change for the third best player in the NBA

— Krishna (@GenZ_Brown_Boy) January 14, 2022

SMH they could have bought Kyrie 3 home games with that money!!

— Dañiel (@djmorse126) January 14, 2022

this is why lebron is better

— Shaivonte (@russdinero) January 14, 2022

Do you agree with the fine that was handed out to Kevin Durant? Although $15,000 may not seem like a lot in general for such a big star, it is massive in context. Has the NBA really become ‘too soft’?

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