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Slam Online tweeted a photo of the billboard featuring a cartoon version of KD alongside All-Star big man Kristaps Porzingis and the Larry O’Brien Trophy:
A billboard recruiting Kevin Durant to the Knicks just went up outside Madison Square Garden 👀 (📷 via Dennis Roitman) https://t.co/CM0EFNQPZZ https://t.co/ofEexWkqFv
The sign also poses a question to Durant, asking, “Can you make NY sports great again?”
According to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, the billboard was paid for by NYCADSCO.com, which is the same website that paid for a billboard in the same location last year in an attempt to woo LeBron James.
On FS1’s Undisputed in early October, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports said that the Knicks have a “very go