Durant called Perkins a "sell out" in an Instagram comment section in response to Perkins' critical words on his Brooklyn Nets teammate:
Perkins has been critical of Irving from the start.
"No one is listening to Kyrie," the ESPN analyst said Monday on The DA Show (h/t CBS Sports Radio). "The NBA is going to continue. All he's doing is causing unnecessary drama between the NBA brothers that we don't need right now."
Irving and Durant are both out with injuries and are not expected to play with the Nets during the resumed season.
The two also had a notable spat on Twitter in January:
It seems Durant is taking his new teammate's side this time around.