Kevin Durant Explains Why He Turned Down Adidas, Under Armour Deals

In the Summer of 2014, Kevin Durant was considering making a move from Nike to another brand such as Adidas or Under Armour. Under Armour, based in Durant’s hometown of Maryland, even reportedly offered to give KD $285 million as well as a community center in his mother’s name.

The Swoosh ultimately gave Durant a 10-year $300 million contract, which “was more than enough” to prevent him from taking UA’s offer. In a recent interview with ESPN’s