PHOENIX — It may still feel like a dream, but it's very much a reality: Kevin Durant is a member of the Phoenix Suns.
The team introduced Durant to the Valley of the Sun Thursday afternoon during a 2 p.m. news conference at the Footprint Center.
Durant hasn't officially suited up for the Suns yet, but his arrival already has Suns fans buzzing. Everyone is eager to see him on the court with his new teammates like Devin Booker, Chris Paul and Deandre Ayton.
Phoenix traded for the 13-time NBA All-Star on Feb. 9 for a package that included Mikal Bridges, Cam Johnson and several 1st-round picks.
Durant received quite the welcome when he arrived at the news conference.
The fans in attendance were certainly excited to see the new Suns forward.
Watch the full news conference in the player below.
In an exclusive interview with 12Sports, Wanda "Mama" Durant said she's excited to be here in the Valley and is grateful her son Kevin is "happy" and ready to move forward with a new chapter.
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