During an interview at practice with the Brooklyn Nets, Mikal Bridges proved again why he is a league favorite, not just because of his talent but also because of his personality.
Mikal Bridges when asked who his favorite athlete growing up was:
"Kevin Durant" 😅😂
(via @BrooklynNets) pic.twitter.com/OA3YNtZ8H8
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 24, 2023
Bridges was traded away from the Phoenix Suns just two weeks ago, as they acquired none other than 13-time All Star Kevin Durant.
And who can blame Mikal for naming Durant?
After all, KD is one of the league’s most pure and consistent scorers and arguably a top-10 player in NBA history.
The trade was obviously an emotional roller coaster for Bridges, as he found himself a home in Phoenix. After spending the first 4.5 years of his career with the Suns, there was a certain connection that was made that cannot be replaced.
Bridges will not be a free agent until the end of the 2026 season, meaning sadly he may not have a chance to play with his favorite athlete growing up.
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