Kevin Durant: People Aren’t Used to Someone Who Looks Like Me as NBA Owner

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - OCTOBER 10:  Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors brings the ball up the court against the Los Angeles Lakers during their preseason game at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lakers defeated the Warriors 123-113. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Golden State Warriors superstar forward Kevin Durant suggested Friday he’s interested in helping add more diversity to NBA ownership after his playing career.

Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated provided Durant’s response when he was asked whether he’d want to become a general manager in the future.

“No, I want to own the team,” he said. “But I know you’re not used to seeing people that look like me (doing it).”

Assuming Durant was referencing his skin color, it wouldn’t be an unprecedented move. NBA legend Michael Jordan is the Charlotte Hornets’ principal owner and chairman.

                 

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

NBA News

via Bleacher Report – NBA https://ift.tt/2gMI6gF

October 12, 2018 at 08:53PM

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