Kevin Durant Charity Foundation and 2K Foundations partner to unveil first basketball court in Tokyo 

The Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF) along with 2K Foundations unveiled their first basketball court in Tokyo, Japan. Now KDFC has funded and constructed 28 basketball courts across the globe.

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Young hoopers of Japan pose with the new KDFC basketball court (Twitter)

In July, the foundation opened its 26th basketball court in the Bronx. Other courts this year were completed in Harlem and Brooklyn. The foundation has also opened basketball courts in California, Oklahoma, Texas and Washington.

Japan is not the only country where these Courts have been set up. Courts were built in Taiwan, Germany, China and India. We can certainly say that the Nets forwards have a good heart. 

Fans in Tokyo are celebrating after the newly built courts 

Here is what Kevin Durant said after the unveiling,

“I hope this court is a haven for Japan’s next generation of hoopers.”

The first two basketball courts from Thirty-Five Ventures were built in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 2015. Durant played the first eight seasons of his NBA career with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Durant also shared the photos of the court from a top view on Twitter:

Kevin Durant Foundation is also known as Thirty-Five Ventures 

This foundation is also known as Thirty-Five Ventures since the two-time NBA MVP and businessman Rich Kleiman founded Thirty-Five Ventures in 2017. 

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Kevin Durant runs a charity foundation known as the Kevin Durant Foundation (The Mercury News)

In 2020, KDCF produced Basketball County, a documentary about youth basketball in Durant’s home county of Prince George’s County, Maryland.

January 2019 saw college Track being launched at The Durant Center. the centre serves as a community hub for Prince George’s County. Since then Team Durant athletes have received over $35 million in athletic scholarship offers from universities nationwide. 

Durant opened about his Thirty-Five Ventures:

“When I was young, playing basketball was one of the things that kept me out of trouble and kept me focused on my growth and maturity into the man I would eventually become.”

“For that reason, I’ve always wanted to play a leadership role in communities and neighbourhoods — like the one I grew up in — and give kids a chance to choose health, teamwork and basketball over some of the other negative influences they may face.”

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