Speaking to the US press, the 35-year-old player said: “I 100 percent want to take part in the Olympic Games in Paris. It’s enough if they call me into the squad. I definitely want to play with the national team this summer.” he said.
In addition to Durant, important star players such as Stephen Curry from the Golden State Warriors, LeBron James from the Los Angeles Lakers and Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers have already announced that they want to take part in Paris 2024.
Key players in the league such as Trae Young, Bam Adebayo, Devin Booker, Jaylen Brown, Donovan Mitchell, Draymond Green, Kawhi Leonard and Paul George have also stated that they will participate in the Olympics if an offer is received.
The USA national team finished fourth at the 2023 FIBA World Cup.