Following shootaround on Wednesday morning, Kevin Durant tried to recall the last time he played in Boston. “It’s been a while, right?” he said, rubbing the side of his face. “I haven’t played here in a while. Before this game, I was hoping that everything would go well in our last game so I could play here. It’s been three years since I played [here].”
It might have been three years, but Celtics fans certainly hadn’t forgotten. With some light Boston buzz flying around about Durant’s future free agency, the arena roared when his name was announced pregame. Fans even cheered his first made bucket, a wing 3-pointer. And with Durant at the free throw line in the third quarter, the section of fans behind the basket chanted, “Come to Boston!”
Source: Royce Young of ESPN
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