Kevin Durant to hold ‘conversation’ with students at AT&T Conference Center


The Associated Press

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Ezra Siegel

The Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation announced Tuesday that Longhorn legend and Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant will return to Texas on Friday to hold a panel for University students.

The former Longhorn will discuss topics ranging from athletes’ behaviors and responsibilities to what it’s like to be a high-profile professional athlete.

President Greg Fenves will give opening remarks and introduce Durant. Daron K. Roberts, a former NFL assistant coach and founder of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation will serve as the moderator.

Durant averaged 25.8 points and 11.1 rebounds en route to winning the Naismith National Player of the Year Award as a freshman at Texas in the 2006-07 season. He has since appeared in seven NBA All-Star games and captured the NBA MVP Award in 2014.

The event kicks off at 4 p.m. in the AT&T Conference Center’s Grand Ballroom. It is free to all University students.