Former NBA MVP Kevin Durant is focused on more than what happens on the basketball court.
During an interview with NBC Sports, the Golden State Warriors opened up about his thoughts his career. NBA “is never going to fulfill” him as he continues to “push the limits” on who he is as a person.
It’s more so, what else do I want to experience? How do I see myself playing on a possession-by-possession basis, do you know what I’m saying? That’s what I’m looking forward to. How can I be the best version of myself every time I get on the court?
And that’s a journey and a battle in itself. I think if I focus on that, more so than what’s the next accomplishment, it will just happen organically.
I never really planned anything in my career. I never really said I wanted to get a scoring title or an MVP or a gold medal. … Just put me in this arena or this environment, and let’s see what happens. That’s always been the approach. Luckily, I’ve been able to accomplish some things.
“Being around family. Being around friends,” he said. “The people who actually love you deep down to your core, who won’t judge you, who will let you grow mentally, physically, you know? Just let you be who you are. I like those environments.”