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Kevin Durant Talks To Karl Malone When He Has Bad Games

Who would’ve thought OKC Thunder superstar Kevin Durant turns to Hall of Famer Karl Malone when has bad games. In an interview with Esquire magazine, Durant revealed that Malone calls him up whenever he see’s him struggling.

The Mailman probably didn’t have to call him too much last season as Durant had the best season of his career, winning his first MVP award. KD also talked about being a mentor to younger players coming into the NBA in this interview.

Via Esquire: 

“I’ve gotten close with Karl Malone, who’s called me numerous times when he can see on TV that I’m struggling, feeling bad after a loss. He can tell.”

“I don’t want to force myself on anybody, so if somebody asks me for some advice, I just try to give it to them as real as I can. Especially high school kids, who are about to enter into this life. I’ve been through so much, even though I’m twenty-five years old, that I can spread some knowledge. And, you know, it feels great just to know that you’re helping, and know that the experiences you’ve been through, even though they were tough, that you can help someone else try to prevent those. Just another voice in the air, to help.”

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