Tokyo Olympics: Kevin Durant meets his biggest fan from Belgium

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Tokyo Olympics: Kevin Durant meets his biggest fan from Belgium
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Nets star Kevin Durant will be the head of snake in Team USA’s first game versus France. Before tipping off for the Sunday matchup, Durant ran into someone special. Julie Vanloo, a 28-year-old basketball player from Belgium, stopped him in Tokyo. In the wholesome interaction she told him, “I’m your biggest fan! I’m telling you … I can’t believe this! Oh my God! — I’m your biggest fan. I’m from Belgium, I’m a basketball player too!”

A shocked Durant replied, “You hoop?” Vanloo, still in disbelief, responded, “Yeah I hoop!” The two began talking about the Belgian’s first matchup in the Olympics against Australia. Vanloo admitted that she was nervous in that moment. She said months ago that it was one of her dreams to meet KD.

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Now, her dream has become a reality. In an update, the Belgian baller said “this means everything.” In years past, Vanloo has played in various different countries such as Spain and Australia. In each place, she has prospered despite language barriers.

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