Members of the basketball community felt quite happy to witness an interaction between Kevin Durant and a young fan. As we all know, Durant is a 2x NBA champion and Finals MVP who is currently playing for the Phoenix Suns. Although his team has been dealing with a lot of injuries to their main stars, KD has remained a constant for the team and has not been injured so far this season.
There is no denying that Durant is an inspirational figure to several younger fans and potential basketball players. Attending a Suns game presents fans with the opportunity to interact with star players such as KD.
A young fan was given the same opportunity and was more than happy with the outcome. The same can be said about others who got to see video footage of this heartwarming moment. With that being said, let us take a closer look and find out more.
Kevin Durant takes a picture with a young Phoenix Suns fan
Although it hasn’t even been a full season since Durant became a part of the Phoenix Suns, he already has quite a large fan base in the Valley, and deservedly so. After a recent game between the Suns and Portland Trail Blazers, a young boy wearing a Suns jersey tried to get KD’s attention. He clearly wanted to take a photograph and Durant obliged.
KD made this kid’s night
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To make matters amusing, the young boy was too short to get KD in the frame. Therefore, Durant took it upon himself to make sure that the child had a good photograph. After the Suns star handed the child back the phone and walked away, the kid started an adorable dance that soon gained the attention of the NBA community, “wonderful, the boy will remember this moment forever.”
wonderful, the boy will remember this moment forever
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While there is no denying that the child will remember this memory for a long time, greater questions regarding the Phoenix Suns team continue to be raised.
It is certainly nice to see KD having a nice interaction with the Suns’ fan base. However, his ultimate goal remains in winning a championship alongside Devin Booker and Bradley Beal. Although injuries have undoubtedly hampered their start to the NBA season, the new-look Suns are most likely going to be a serious title contender come playoff time.
One of the largest points of criticism against the Suns is the fact that they have no real point guard at the moment. Without a clear-cut facilitator, the stars of the Suns might struggle to get open shots when required. As a result, the Suns’ fate will be determined by how well Devin Booker plays at the point guard position. If he is able to facilitate as well as score, the team can win a championship this season.