Kevin Durant, wearing the Barça shirt.

Kevin Durant, one of the biggest NBA stars at Oklahoma City Thunder, received an FC Barcelona jersey on Monday. The popular player and Olympic gold medallist at London 2012 has posed for a picture wearing a shirt bearing his name and usual number, ‘35’. The event took place in the Nike store in Barcelona, where he watched the Eurobasket match between Spain and Georgia.

Street basketball

The North American, who’ll turn 25 later this month, is in Barcelona on Monday and Tuesday to attend commercial events, and also played basketball with fans in the street basketball zone in C/Valdonzella, close to the MACBA and Barceloneta.

Kevin Durant is one of the top stars of the NBA, where he led scoring in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and his visit to Barcelona has attracted plenty of interest among media and fans. His tour will also be taking him to Paris, Rome and Milan.


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