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Kevin Durant Visits Europe for Multi-Country Tour

Over the course of a week, Kevin Durant immersed himself in European basketball culture. The excitement that he sparked across the continent proves that basketball is a sport without borders. During his three-country tour, KD shared his love of the game with fans in Madrid, Paris and Berlin. 

Day 7, Berlin, September 10

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Nike designer Leo Chang introduces media members to the KD8 before they participate in drills and games.
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Sitting courtside, Durant and Chang enjoy the midday action.
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Media spoke with Durant after testing the shoe on court.
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Durant's love for the game will serve as a lasting memory with the basketball court he gave Berlin.
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Excited fans gather at the Nike Berlin store in the city's Charlottenburg district to see Durant and Chang.
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A replica model of Durant, generated from a body scan, will remain in the store as memento of his Berlin visit.
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Local athletes had a surprise meeting with Durant at House of Hoops and continued with him to the nearby Nike store event.
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A final media interview for Durant as a sold-out crowd watches Germany take on Spain in the EuroBasket 2015 tournament.
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A young fan approaches Durant for an autograph on Thursday night.

Day 6, Berlin, September 9

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The morning begins at ALBA Berlin training ground.
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Global football star and Berlin native Jerome Boateng brings Durant to Brandenburger Tor, one of his country's most renowned landmarks.
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The Berlin tour continues to "Panke" as Durant pays respect to Boateng with a visit to the footballer's childhood small-sided cage.
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Durant accepts Boateng's crossbar challenge.
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Excited small-sided footballers join Durant and Boateng for a group photo.
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The crowd prepares for the opening of a new basketball court built by Nike and the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation at Monbijouplatz in Berlin's city center.
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The crowd welcomes Durant for the special event.
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Crowd eruption following a dunk.

Day 5, Paris and Berlin, September 8

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Free throws during a morning training session at the National Institute of Sport and Physical Education (INSEP), a national sport institute on the outskirts of Paris.
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Royal Ivey defends Durant in a series of drills.
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From on to off court, KD has a lineup of size 18's awaiting his arrival at a Paris studio.
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Before departing France, Durant completes a photo shoot with Surface Magazine.
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Upon arriving in Berlin, Durant visited the famous East Side Gallery with wall dividing Berlin's East and West showcasing graffiti tagged from artists throughout the world.

DAY 4, PARIS, SEPTEMBER 7

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The day begins as Durant bounds onto Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris.
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First stop of the day is renowned French sports media outlet, L'Équipe.
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Ibrahim Traoré plays a game of one-on-one with his idol on his neighborhood court.
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Competitive juices flow no matter who the competition.
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Traoré heads home after a day to remember.
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A young fan from Greece visiting Paris goes home with the souvenier of a lifetime.
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Select media and local sneakerheads were surprised when Durant and designer Leo Chang stopped by to meet them and watch a Eurobasket game.
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Durant talks hoops with guests at Monday night's France vs Poland screening.

DAY 3, PARIS, SEPTEMBER 6

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Taking charge upon arrival in Paris, Durant visits the River Seine's Bir Hakeim Bridge.
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Carreau du Temple hosts select Parisian hoops fans who await KD's arrival.
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Pure perfection.
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Fans overjoyed as Durant takes to the court.
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No. 35 shows the crowd his lighter side.
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Excited Parisians come out in full force to welcome one of the game's best.

DAY 2, MADRID, SEPTEMBER 5

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Durant grinds out drills to begin an early Saturday morning training session.
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Durant lifts weights at a local gym following on-court drills and shooting.
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Heading back to the hotel post-workout.
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A day to remember for KD fanatic Gustavo Martin Lopez-Lago as his hero surprises him at his family's home and invites him to play some ball.
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Durant hypes Madrid's next generation of talent.
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Samantha Aquino drives past Durant in an afternoon training session at Lavapies court.
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Madrid afternoon downtime on two wheels.
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Kevin Durant officially opens the refurbished Lavapies court, a joint initiative between Nike and House of Hoops.
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Madrid's basketball community puts the newly refurbished Lavapies court to good use.
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The Mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena, joins Durant for the official court dedication.
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Victory. Young basketball players celebrate a win in the court's inaugural 3-on-3 tournament.

DAY 1, MADRID, SEPTEMBER 4

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Kevin Durant touches down in Madrid and gets his hands on a basketball at the very first opportunity.
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Leo Chang, Nike Basketball Senior Footwear Design Director, joins Durant in Europe.
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Durant and partner-in-design Leo Chang show off their latest creation: the KD8 Suit.
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A panoramic view of Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles was KD's introduction to the Spanish capital.
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Madrid House of Hoops grand opening: Kevin Durant arrives.
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Durant receives a warm welcome from his fans in central Madrid.
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Fans clamour for a glimpse of Kevin Durant as he addresses the assembled crowd.
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Durant leaves a permanent mark on a KD footwear genealogy wall.