Kevin Durant Interested In Playing Overseas During NBA Lockout, Negotiating With Besiktas


August 10, 2011

Kevin Durant is the latest NBA superstar interested in taking his talents overseas during the NBA lockout.

Durant's agent, Aaron Goodwin told ESPN Tuesday night that Durant has begun negotiations with the Turkey club Besiktas. Deron Williams has already signed with the club and has been pursuing Kobe Bryant.

Goodwin also told ESPN that Durant is exploring options in Spain and Russia.

"The Turkish option is very intriguing," Goodwin said. "We're looking at other countries as well. Kevin hasn't agreed to play anywhere yet, but we're looking for the best fit."

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