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Kevin Durant aiming for substantial role in 2024 Paris Olympics

As preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics gain momentum, NBA icon Kevin Durant is setting his sights on securing a prominent position on Team USA’s roster.

Despite being in the twilight of his illustrious career, the 35-year-old Phoenix Suns superstar is eager to contribute significantly to the national team’s quest for gold.

In a recent statement, Durant expressed his desire to play substantial minutes and shoulder real responsibilities for Team USA, emphasizing his enthusiasm for reuniting with the camaraderie and spirit that defines representing the country on the international stage.

“I’m trying to play – I’m trying to play real minutes,” Durant said, via HoopsHype. “I’m trying to be responsible and have a real role…And I’m excited about being around that USA bond, that brotherhood again, man. It is unmatched…[one v ones]s after practice is the best. It’s only going to get you better.

“So obviously Bron I’m going to want to play, and Kawhi, Kyrie, Steph, PG, the young dudes like Ant Edwards, Book, Tatum.”

Durant remains a formidable force on the court, evident in his impressive statistics this season, where he boasts averages of 28.2 points, 6.6 rebounds, and 5.7 assists per game.

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