Are Kevin Durant and Brittney Griner dating each other as reports of her being his girlfriend go viral

Are Kevin Durant and Brittney Griner dating each other as reports of her being his girlfriend go viral

NBA and WNBA fans were left wondering whether Kevin Durant and Brittney Griner are dating after a video of the two embracing at the Phoenix Suns and Mercury practice facility went viral

The post, which was shared by the Phoenix Mercury on social media, showed Durant and Griner hugging it out, leading many to speculate about the nature of their relationship.

Are Kevin Durant and Brittney Griner dating each other as rumors of her being his girlfriend go viral

The video was captioned: “All love between BG x KD ❤️ It’s a new dawn in the desert.” The post quickly garnered over a million views, with thousands of comments from NBA and WNBA fans alike.

However, rumors that the two are dating have since been debunked. In fact, Brittney Griner is married to Cherelle Griner. The account that posted the rumor is infamous for sharing satirical content and is a well-known parody account. Despite this, it still managed to trick countless people, including those who believed that Ja Morant had been suspended indefinitely.

Kevin Durant makes debut with the Phoenix Suns after trade from the Nets

Durant recently made headlines after being traded to the Phoenix Suns. The former Nets star was traded in exchange for Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson, and Jae Crowder. He made his debut for the Suns this week against the Charlotte Hornets, scoring 23 points.

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Brittney Griner, on the other hand, recently signed a one-year contract with her former team, the Phoenix Mercury, for the upcoming 2023 season. She missed the entirety of the 2022 campaign after being detained on drug charges in Russia. Griner was given a nine-year prison sentence but was eventually released in a prisoner swap in December 2022.

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Brittney Griner was recently spotted at the Phoenix Suns and Mercury practice facility for the first time, with a new haircut. She and Durant were seen embracing in the viral video, sparking rumors that the two are dating.

Kevin Durant is single

Despite the rumors, it seems that Durant is currently single. And has focused on delivering a championship to the Suns this season. He is still on a minutes restriction after recently coming back from injury. But he is expected to play a key role in the team’s success this year.

Overall, while the video of Durant and Brittney Griner embracing may have sparked rumors about their relationship, it appears that the two are simply friends and colleagues in the basketball world. Fans will have to wait and see how both players perform in the upcoming season. And whether they will continue to make headlines off the court as well.

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