Kevin Durant & Nike Laced the Warriors with KD 9s

Being teammates with Kevin Durant has its perks, but the Warriors don’t just get to reap the benefits of winning with Durant, they also get to be the beneficiary of his signature sneaker deal with Nike.

According to ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss, Durant’s signature shoe, the Nike KD 9, is the sneaker worn the most by the Warriors roster, because every player got a pair during training camp:

Today, if you look down at the floor during a Golden State practice or game, you’ll notice that the most commonly worn shoe on the team is Kevin Durant’s KD 9. There’s a reason for this, beyond the shoe’s inherent appeal. In training camp, Nike sent a shipment to every player on the roster

Thanks to Nike and Durant, the Warriors Swoosh signees have stayed laced all season.

Matt Barnes in the KD 9. (Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)
Matt Barnes in the KD 9 (Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports)
Ian Clark hoops it up in the KD 9. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
Ian Clark hoops it up in the KD 9 (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
Nike KD 9
Durant in his KD 9s. (Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)
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