Devin Booker and Kevin Durant were among several stars seen at the Nike World Basketball Festival this weekend.
Devin Booker and Kevin Durant were among several stars seen at the #Nike World Basketball Festival this weekend. #Suns #NBA (via @capturedbymikee /TT)https://t.co/Eh8PoOEF5f pic.twitter.com/8xHctVbAei
— Burn City Suns Talk 🎙️ (@BurnCitySuns) September 18, 2023
The festival featured a basketball court in the middle of Lincoln Center in New York City, where some of the top high school basketball talent in the country faced off against each other.
Former Suns’ fan-favorite Mikal Bridges also attended. Travis Scott, Lil Yachty, Dirk Nowitzki, Scottie Pippen, Vince Carter, Jason Kidd, Carmelo Anthony, Ja Morant, Victor Wembanyama and more were other notable stars at the event.
Booker just recently unveiled his first ever signature shoe, the Nike “Book 1,” which is set to release in the spring of 2024. He showed off the shoes in an interview with Overtime at the festival.
Book gotta have the best athlete aesthetic rn pic.twitter.com/5Tmqpv4BBT
— 𝘼𝙡𝙚𝙭 (@alex7xr) September 18, 2023
As for Durant, he is one of the most well-known Nike athletes. Durant’s latest Nike news is the a new color way of his KD 16 shoes.
Training camp for Booker, Durant and the Suns begins the first week of October and their first preseason game is on Oct. 8 in Detroit. The season opener is Oct. 24 on the road against the Warriors.
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Brendan Mau is a Phoenix Suns insider and college sports reporter for Burn City Sports. You can follow him on X via @Brendan_Mau