Kevin Durant had a brilliant response when questioned about replacing Harrison Barnes

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Kevin Durant's arrival at the Golden State Warriors saw former starting players Andrew Bogut and Harrison Barnes leave the Oracle Arena to clear up cap space. 

The duo has landed in Dallas to sign with the Mavericks and Barnes had to see the player who has replaced him up close and personal during their time together with the United States of America at Rio 2016. 

A lot was made about Durant taking Barnes' spot on the roster, but the 2014 Most Valuable Player insists he does not feel guilty as the former Warriors man has signed a max contract with his new franchise. 

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The forward was asked by a child - during an event at the University of Texas - how he thought Barnes felt about leaving the Warriors, to which KD responded: "I think he just got paid $95 million."


Barnes and Bogut aren't the only casualties in the Durant move. The Warriors have been through a summer of change to accommodate the seven-time All-Star, despite the fact they had the deepest roster last season.

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Veterans David West and Zaza Pachulia have come in while rookies Damian Jones, Patrick McCaw and sophomore Kevon Looney are expected to play their part.  

Brandon Rush, Leandro Barbosa, Marreese Speights and Festus Ezeli have all departed the Bay to leave the Warriors with a very different depth chart this season.

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