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While it certainly wasn't his intention,'s comments concerning his came off as overly negative, and for that, the reigning NBA Finals MVP felt the need to apologize.
In an interview with, Durant referred to the country as being "20 years behind in terms of knowledge and experience," based on what he saw during his visit.
"You see cows in the street, monkeys running around everywhere, hundreds of people on the side of the road, a million cars and no traffic violations. Just a bunch of underprivileged people there and they want to learn how to play basketball. That s— was really, really dope to me," Durant said.
Thestar also noted , and how it reminded him of the neighborhoods from his childhood. “Mud in the middle of the street, houses were not finished but there were people living in them. No doors. No windows,” he added. “The cows in the street, stray dogs and then, boom, Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world.”
Durant took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to clarify what he was trying to say, taking responsibility for how his words were perceived, and apologizing to those who were bothered by them.
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