ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — The NBA’s official summer leagues in Orlando and Vegas are mostly populated by either young players or players just hoping to make a regular season roster. When it comes to the NBA’s veterans, they generally skip the organized leagues in favor of making occasional appearances at games in some of the bigger leagues, like the Rucker in NYC or the Drew League in Los Angeles.
Which is exactly what happened yesterday, when Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant showed up at the Drew League to prove that summer is serious, and he got in a run in a game with several other NBA players, including Metta World Peace, DeShawn Stevenson, Baron Davis and DeMar DeRozan. (Also, rapper The Game was out there getting some run.)
Here’s a long video of highlights from the game…
Durant apparently missed the game winner, but his best play of the day was probably this dunk where he charged down the lane for the throwdown…