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John Wall of the Washington Wizards talks with Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game at the Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Reasons Kevin Durant Should Choose D.C. in 2016

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.

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John Wall of the Washington Wizards talks with Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game at the Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant Deletes Twitter on Phone Due to Constant Wizards Questions

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.

07/30/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder takes a breather between points against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Chris Sheridan: Wizards Can Go ‘All-In’ on Max Free Agent in 2016

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.

07/16/2014

John Wall of the Washington Wizards talks with Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game at the Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Positioned to Win Now, Possibly Make Run at Durant 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.

07/15/2014

Kevin Durant (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Several Athletes With D.C.-Baltimore Roots Make Forbes’ ‘Highest-Paid’ List

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.

06/12/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder speaks to the media after receiving the Maurice Podoloff Trophy at the 2013-14 KIA Player of the Year award during a press conference on May 6, 2014 at the Thunder Events Center in Edmond, Oklahoma. (Credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kevin Durant Wins Mother’s Day 2014 with MVP Speech (Watch)

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.

05/08/2014

A billboard along Central Avenue in Prince George's County honoring NBA MVP Kevin Durant. (Photo by Chris Lingebach/106.7 The Fan)

Billboard In Kevin Durant’s Maryland Hometown Honors NBA MVP

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.

05/08/2014

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder wins his first NBA MVP, garnering 119 first-place votes to the 6 received by runner-up LeBron James. (Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kevin Durant Dominates LeBron James in Voting to Win First NBA MVP

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.

05/06/2014

Wizards guard John Wall of the Eastern Conference All-Stars dunks during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

East Gets By Durant, Griffin to Win All-Star Game

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.

02/17/2014

Kevin Durant, then of Montrose Christian School in Rockville, during the 2006 McDonald's All American High School Basketball game. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking Kevin Durant’s Place In D.C. Hoops Lore

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.

01/31/2014

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