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Kevin Durant, Draymond Green, Damian Lillard, other NBA stars take offense to Noah Lyles world champion take

Aug 29, 2023

The "world champion" title isn't new for American sprinter Noah Lyles, and he ruffled some NBA stars' feathers when he gave his opinion on what it means.

The 26-year-old won his third straight 200-meter world title at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest this past weekend in the third fastest time ever. That was only one of his three medals of the competition. He also won 100-meter gold, becoming the first person to sweep the 100 and 200 since Usain Bolt in 2015.

After anchoring the U.S. 4x100m relay to first place and adding another medal to the tally, he used his final media conference of the meet to get some things off his chest:

Source: Yahoo Sports

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