Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant took some heat in 2017 when he was caught using burner accounts to disguise his identity on social media.
Durant discussed the logic behind creating the accounts, insisting he only wanted to quietly enjoy everyday conversation with those close to him.
“I wasn’t used to that amount of attention from playing basketball,” Durant said on his ESPN show “The Boardroom” on Friday. “I wanted a place where I could talk to my friends without anybody just butting in my conversations, or mixing my words, or taking everything out of context because I enjoyed that place.”
Durant added: “I had an Instagram account that I just used for my friends and family. It was a cool place for me just to be me instead of…