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Kevin Durant says all NBA players want a new team in Seattle

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Kevin Durant's stay in the city of Seattle was short but sweet. After playing his rookie season in Washington, the forward - along with everyone else involved with the SuperSonics - was shipped off to Oklahoma City.

The fans in Seattle had already fallen in love with Durant, and he had developed a strong connection to the Washington city.

In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, he spoke about his connection to the city, saying: "I think about it all the time.

"The fans, the community, the leaders here in Seattle, they all embraced the team and the players, so I can imagine growing up here.

"I was 19 when I started here, so growing up here would've definitely been amazing," Durant continued. "I'd have learned a lot and met a lot of great people and really been into this city, really called this city home. But hey, other things happened.

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"But, I still feel really attached to this city."

Expansion after the new CBA has been mentioned and, of course, Seattle is a venue that has jumped to the top of the pack. Speaking of the potential for a new team moving to the city, he said: "That's what every player wants to see.

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"When you come around this community, it's just an amazing feeling. Me, along with every other NBA player wishes a team comes back here."

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