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CelticsBlog Jul 2, 2016

Could Kendrick Perkins influence Kevin Durant to sign with the Boston Celtics?

An under-the-radar factor in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes could be former Celtics center Kendrick Perkins. Durant and Perkins are close friends after playing five seasons together in Oklahoma City and talk at least once per week, according to Perkins. When the Pelicans were in Boston to face the Celtics this past season, Perkins revealed that Durant had "a few teams" in mind for free agency and "it might be time for a change" if the Thunder fell short in the playoffs, which they did. Durant fought back tears during his 2014 MVP speech while calling Perkins "one of the best teammates" he's...

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