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Whereas it definitely wasn’t his intention, Kevin Durant‘s feedback regarding his current journey to India got here off as overly destructive, and for that, the reigning NBA Finals MVP felt the necessity to apologize.
In an interview with The Athletic’s Anthony Slater, Durant referred to the nation as being “20 years behind when it comes to information and expertise,” based mostly on what he noticed throughout his go to.
“You see cows on the street, monkeys operating round all over the place, a whole lot of individuals on the aspect of the street, one million automobiles and no visitors violations. Only a bunch of underprivileged individuals there they usually need to discover ways to play basketball. That s— was actually, actually dope to me,” Durant stated.
The Golden State Warriors star additionally famous his drive as much as the Taj Mahal, and the way it reminded him of the neighborhoods from his childhood. “Mud in the midst of the road, homes weren’t completed however there have been individuals dwelling in them. No doorways. No home windows,” he added. “The cows on the street, stray canine after which, growth, Taj Mahal, one of many seven wonders of the world.”
Durant took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to make clear what he was making an attempt to say, taking duty for a way his phrases have been perceived, and apologizing to those that have been bothered by them.