Warriors star Kevin Durant scores with record-breaking visit to India
The Warriors star, making his first trip to India, is supporting the growth of basketball in the country
The Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant and 3,459 children from the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA program in India entered the Guinness Book of World Records on Friday after holding the worlds largest basketball lesson in multiple venues.
Durant, the MVP of the 2017 NBA finals, conducted the record-breaking feat at the NBA Academy India, the new basketball training center in the Delhi National Capital Region for the top male and female prospects from throughout the country.
One group of players was with Durant at the academy, while other boys and girls participated via satellite from Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kolkata.
Sharing my love of basketball with thousands of boys and girls across India was an unbelievable experience, Durant said. It was an honor to coach these amazing kids and to be a part of this special day.