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Kevin Durant explains why he never considered playing for the Wizards. Ever.

The now-Brooklyn Nets forward explains why he never, as in REALLY NEVER, thought about playing for the Washington Wizards.

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Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant believes he already spent more than enough time playing for the Washington area as a child.
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Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant has been a topic of interest on Bullets Forever over the years. In fact, we had a whole section dedicated to him when he was playing for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

And okay, I went ahead and put this story in the section.

Anyway. you might be wondering whether he truly wanted to play for Washington’s NBA team. After all, he never answered the question outright. Until now.

Durant was on the “EBRO in the Morning” show on WHQT-FM or 97.1 FM in New York City. That station is known to locals as “Hot 97.” During his interview, Durant said that he never considered playing for the Wizards and explained that he spent his youth in the area, so D.C. area fans already had a chance to see him play for the local area. Here is a snippet of his explanation below.

I hope that finally closes the door on this ... #KD2DC movement. Sure, Durant is from the area, but he never considered playing for the Wizards, regardless of how well they were performing.

And for what it’s worth, Durant also mentioned that he never seriously considered the Knicks. But to be honest, let’s let Kevin be Kevin.

I hope ... I REALLY HOPE that this interview shuts the door on any hopes of him “coming home,” at least until he actually signs a contract with the Wizards of course. Even then, I think it appears that Durant would rather expand his horizons beyond the DMV rather than focus on just the local audience.

So with that in mind, we here at Bullets Forever will never mention about this thing ever again. Unless Durant truly has a change of heart and actually signs a contract with the Wizards, I just don’t think this story is worth our time and energy.

Now, let’s head back to the Mystics game, shall we?