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Video: Kevin Durant and James Harden break down their #SummerIsSerious teams

by Anthony Slater Modified: August 13, 2013 at 3:35 pm •  Published: August 13, 2013
Kevin Durant stuck up for a former teammate on Tuesday and it caused a stir. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Kevin Durant stuck up for a former teammate on Tuesday and it caused a stir. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

They used to be teammates. They’re currently Western Conference rivals. But on Friday night in Brooklyn, Kevin Durant and James Harden will play the role of competing general managers.

Over the past month, in conjunction with Nike’s #SummerIsSerious promotion, Durant and Harden have compiled All-Star pickup basketball teams, through digital tryouts and hype videos.

The two squads, filled with street nicknames such as “The Sweet Spot” and “The Roman Candle” are scheduled to play Friday night in Brooklyn.

Here’s a look at their teams, via Nike Basketball and Grantland. KD’s team seems to have the size advantage and, if this was Vegas, probably would be labeled the heavy favorites.

KD’s squad…

James Harden’s squad…

Also, here’s KD’s (The Big Dog’s) hype video…

by Anthony Slater
Thunder Beat Writer
Anthony Slater started on the Thunder beat in the summer of 2013, joining after two years as's lead sports blogger and web editor. A native Californian, Slater attended Sonoma State for two years before transferring to Oklahoma State in...
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