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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

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

Day 6, Berlin, September 9

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

Day 5, Paris and Berlin, September 8

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.
Royal Ivey defends Durant in a series of drills.
From on to off court, KD has a lineup of size 18's awaiting his arrival at a Paris studio.
Before departing France, Durant completes a photo shoot with Surface Magazine.
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.


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


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


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


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