There are no borders when it comes to basketball. To that end, Kevin Durant is on a three-city European tour to Madrid, Paris and Berlin, to check out the hoops scene. The Players’ Tribune gives you an inside look.
First stop: Madrid, Spain. KD arrives at the House of Hoops grand opening in central Madrid.
Durant autographs the KD Footwear Genealogy Wall.
Leo Chang, Durant’s design partner, holding the KD8 Suit.
Durant takes advantage of some downtime to sightsee downtown Madrid.
KD surprises super-fan Gustavo Martin Lopez-Lago at his home.
Samantha Aquino drives past Durant during an afternoon training session held at Lavapies Court.
KD lifts weights at a local Madrid gym.
Early morning training session.
Nike and House of Hoops worked together to refurbish Lavapies Court.
The official dedication of Lavapies Court with Madrid’s mayor, Manuela Carmena.
Next stop: Paris, France, September 6-7. Fans await KD’s arrival at the Carreau du Temple.
A young fan visiting from Greece gets his shoes autographed.
Photo shoot with renowned French publication L’Equipe.
Durant plays pick up with fan Ibrahim Traore on a local court.
Photo shoot with Surface Magazine in France.
Training with Royal Ivey outside Paris.
Morning workout in Berlin.
KD tours Brandenburger Tor with football star Jerome Boateng.
At the opening of a new basketball court built by Nike and the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation in Berlin.