The buzz in this city is palpable at the mere thought the hometown hero would return to his roots and play for the Wizards in 2016.
Kevin Durant won’t be a free agent for another two years, but there’s already buzz about the NBA superstar potentially returning to play for his hometown Washington Wizards.
Chris Sheridan, who first reported LeBron to Cleveland, says he’s “heard Kevin Durant being mentioned with the nation’s capital a lot recently,” and, with the options they’ve left themselves, the Wizards will be able to “go all-in on a max free agent” in 2016.
The Wizards have done a remarkable job with free agency this offseason, in positioning themselves to win now, and also possibly make a run at Kevin Durant in 2016.
Forbes has released its annual list of the World’s Highest-Paid Athletes and several sports figures with roots in the D.C.-Baltimore area made the cut.
Kevin Durant unequivocally wins Mother’s Day 2014 with his nearly 26-minute tear-jerking NBA MVP acceptance speech Tuesday night. Watch it again, here for ideas of what to say to your own mother on Sunday.
Just days after Durant won his first NBA MVP award, a billboard has been erected near the Thunder star’s hometown of Seat Pleasant in Prince George’s County.
Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder wins his first NBA MVP, securing 119 first-place votes. The runner-up for the award is LeBron James, with six first-place votes.
Wizards guard John Wall — making his first All-Star game appearance — scored 12 points and had five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 15 minutes of action.
As the Wizards prepare to welcome red-hot Kevin Durant back home again, it’s an appropriate time to consider the 25-year-old Seat Pleasant native’s place in the area’s hoops pantheon.