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Kevin Durant is getting sick of the Wizards free agent rumors

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Which really means that he's embracing #KD2DC more and more.

Ronald Martinez

With the NBA season right around the corner, it's time to start putting away the narratives of the summer and start to focus on the actual basketball season at hand. That's why Kevin Durant gave an in-depth interview to USA Today's Sam Amick about the rumors surrounding his free agency in 2016.

As he's always done, Kevin Durant professes his love for the Thunder and Oklahoma City, but when it comes to talking about 2016, he still doesn't rule out changes once he hits the free agent market:

"We'll keep dancing around (the topic), and by the time it comes it's going to be even more awkward than it was, so it's not a surprise (that people ask him about it) because everybody wants to know," Durant told USA TODAY Sports. "But I'm taking it day by day with the Oklahoma City Thunder. That's my main concern. And whatever the future holds, I don't know, because I can't tell you the future. I'm going to take it a day at a time. I enjoy being here. I enjoy my teammates. I like the direction we're going in, and that's not just a cliché (expletive) answer. That's real."

If that quote sounds confusing, it's because it is. Let's add in the parts that Kevin Durant is surely filtering out in his mind in bold.

TRANSLATION: We'll keep dancing around (the topic) because if I said I'm going to the Wizards right now, it would unleash a firestorm I just don't wanna deal with, and by the time it comes it's going to be even more awkward than it was because I keep giving answers like this, so it's not a surprise because everybody wants to know. But I'm taking it day by day with the Oklahoma City Thunder because my time machine doesn't work yet. That's my main concern, building the time machine to skip forward to 2016. And whatever the future holds, I don't know, because I can't tell you the future until the time machine works and Thabo Sefolosha makes it back from 2022 to let me know how Scandal ended. I'm going to take it a day at a time because I don't have a choice right now. I enjoy being here. I enjoy my teammates in the same way I enjoy the amenities at a hotel, they're nice, but not as nice as my home. I like the direction we're going in (slightly downward, making it easier to justify leaving in 2016), and that's not just a cliché (expletive) answer (I added the expletive in to make it sound more legit). That's real *finger quotes*.

Ah, much better.

Later in the piece, Durant directly addressed the Wizards rumors in a question about Russell Westbrook:

"I go home, and everybody asks me. Man, it's crazy. Like little kids, 4 years old, 'You coming to the Wizards?' Man, (expletive), how do you know about this? At 4 years old, I didn't even know what basketball players were. How do you know about free agency?"

Again, this is a bit confusing, so let's translate Durant's answer.

TRANSLATION: "I go home all the time, because I love it there and wish I could be there as much as possible, and everybody asks me "Why don't you just demand a trade so you can get a five year max in Washington?". Man, it's crazy. Like little kids, 4 years old, 'You coming to the Wizards before free agency?' Man, (expletive) because I swear in front pre-schoolers now to show I'm tough, how do you know about this? At 4 years old, I didn't even know what basketball players were. How do you know about free agency? But then I remember Twitter has ruined the entire generation coming up after me."

Again: much better.

Sure, maybe you think we're taking those translations a bit too far, but maybe you should just take a look at these tweets Durant made over the weekend, and we'll let you decide what he's really feeling:

Done deal. No need for the next two years.