One of the main reasons Kevin Durant took his talents to the Bay area was for future endeavors.
Durant has reportedly teamed up with Apple for a scripted basketball drama inspired by Durant’s AAU playing days, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
— Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 13, 2018
Titled Swagger, the series is inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experiences. It will explore the world of Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball and the lives of the players, their families, and coaches.
The upcoming series will be produced by Bryan Grazer and Ron Howard‘s Imagine Television and will be written by Reggie Rock Bythewood, according to THR. Durant will executive produce via his Thirty-Five Media company, alongside Grazer, Imagine’s Francie Calfo and Thirty Five Media’s Rich Kleiman.
The series will reportedly dive into KD’s AAU experience in Maryland and explore AAU hoops in the D.C. area as a whole, as well as the lives of several AAU players, their families, and coaches.
The nine-time All-Star forward is now in his second season with the Golden State Warriors and averaging 25.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game.
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) February 13, 2018
Apple is stepping up their digital content presence online. Only right for athletes like Durrant to jump on now as we live in a content-driven media world now.