Kevin Durant Lands Huge Partnership Deal With NBA Top Shot Ahead of 2021-22 Season

Published 10/13/2021, 11:09 AM EDT
DENVER, CO–Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder, during practice at Pepsi Center Friday afternoon. Andy Cross, The Denver Post (Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post via Getty Images)


Ever wanted to get some close-up collectibles of your favorite NBA players? You need not worry, as the NBA Top Shot will have you covered. Starting last year, the marketplace works similar to trading cards, wherein fans can collect and trade highlights packages of their favorite players. Some of the top NBA stars are part of Top Shot. And now, they have a huge addition in the form of Brooklyn Nets legend Kevin Durant.

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Over the years, Durant has had numerous iconic moments. His fans have celebrated these moments with him and now they will have the opportunity to re-watch them. At the age of 33, the former Golden State Warriors starlet is one of the league’s best players, and he is far from finished. A 11-time All-star, ‘KD’ averages 27 points overall. His jaw-dropping dunks, flawless threes, and scintillating dribbles have made him a certified fan favorite.

Jun 15, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets power forward Kevin Durant (7) reacts after being fouled late during the fourth quarter of game five of the second round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs against the Milwaukee Bucks at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Kevin Durant joins the NBA Top Shot family

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The Top Shot franchise has some exciting content and ventures coming up. They are slowly but surely building a massive network of partners to succeed. In their latest acquisition, Top Shot has partnered with Durant and his media business company Boardroom. It is one of their biggest partnerships thus far, and they self-admittedly have some exciting ideas ahead. Take a look.

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As released on Wednesday, Kevin Durant and Boardroom have officially joined the NBA Top Shot family. Along with the former NBA champion, Top Shot has added Rich Kleiman, KD’s brand 35 Ventures and another firm – Dapper Labs. They have also announced their future plans with their new partners. A part-time businessman himself, Durant will surely have some wonderful ideas to benefit Top Shot.

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The brand new deal is a huge boost for Kevin Durant ahead of the new season. Now, his focus will shift to the court, and to secure a historic title for his franchise. The Brooklyn Nets begin their 2021-22 regular season on 19th October against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks.

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Sankalp Harikrishnan

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Sankalp Harikrishnan is a Tennis and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He aspires to pursue Sports Journalism and has represented his institution in cricket, badminton, football and table tennis. Sankalp idolises Roger Federer and Stephen Curry, and has an inherent love for statistics.

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