GALLERY: Kevin Durant’s Eurotrip with Nike – leg one in Madrid

Over the course of a week, Kevin Durant is immersing himself in European basketball culture. The excitement that he is sparking across the continent proves that basketball is a sport without borders. During his three-country tour KD will share his love of the game with fans in Madrid, Paris and Berlin.

Day one – Madrid – September 4

Kevin Durant touches down in Madrid and gets his hands on a basketball at the very first opportunity.
Kevin Durant touches down in Madrid and gets his hands on a basketball at the very first opportunity.
Leo Chang, Nike Basketball Senior Footwear Design Director, joins Durant in Europe.
Leo Chang, Nike Basketball Senior Footwear Design Director, joins Durant in Europe.
Durant and partner-in-design Leo Chang show off their latest creation: the KD8 Suit.
Durant and partner-in-design Leo Chang show off their latest creation: the KD8 Suit.
A panoramic view of Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles was KD's introduction to the Spanish capital.
A panoramic view of Madrid’s Plaza de Cibeles was KD’s introduction to the Spanish capital.
Madrid House of Hoops grand opening: Kevin Durant arrives.
Madrid House of Hoops grand opening: Kevin Durant arrives.
Durant receives a warm welcome from his fans in central Madrid.
Durant receives a warm welcome from his fans in central Madrid.
Fans clamour for a glimpse of Kevin Durant as he addresses the assembled crowd.
Fans clamour for a glimpse of Kevin Durant as he addresses the assembled crowd.

Day two – Madrid – September 5

Durant grinds out drills to begin an early Saturday morning training session.
Durant grinds out drills to begin an early Saturday morning training session.
Durant lifts weights at a local gym following on-court drills and shooting.
Durant lifts weights at a local gym following on-court drills and shooting.
Heading back to the hotel post-workout.
Heading back to the hotel post-workout.
A day to remember for KD fanatic Gustavo Martin Lopez-Lago as his hero surprises him at his family's home and invites him to play some ball.
A day to remember for KD fanatic Gustavo Martin Lopez-Lago as his hero surprises him at his family’s home and invites him to play some ball.
Durant hypes Madrid's next generation of talent.
Durant hypes Madrid’s next generation of talent.
Samantha Aquino drives past Durant in an afternoon training session at Lavapies court.
Samantha Aquino drives past Durant in an afternoon training session at Lavapies court.
Madrid afternoon downtime on two wheels.
Madrid afternoon downtime on two wheels.
Kevin Durant officially opens the refurbished Lavapies court, a joint initiative between Nike and House of Hoops.
Kevin Durant officially opens the refurbished Lavapies court, a joint initiative between Nike and House of Hoops.
Madrid's basketball community puts the newly refurbished Lavapies court to good use.
Madrid’s basketball community puts the newly refurbished Lavapies court to good use.
The Mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena, joins Durant for the official court dedication.
The Mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena, joins Durant for the official court dedication.
Victory. Young basketball players celebrate a win in the court's inaugural 3-on-3 tournament.
Victory. Young basketball players celebrate a win in the court’s inaugural 3-on-3 tournament.

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