Kevin Durant picks a headphone company -- and it's based in New York

CNET | 5/15/2019 | David Carnoy
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Kevin Durant wearing Master & Dynamic headphones.

Kevin Durant may be sidelined with a calf injury as his Golden State Warriors face the Portland Trailblazers in the Western Conference Finals of the NBA playoffs, but he's still making business moves.

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Thirty Five Ventures, the company Durant owns with sports business executive Rich Kleiman, has announced that it's become an equity partner in New York-based Master & Dynamic, an audio company known for well-crafted headphones featuring premium materials and excellent sound.

"In addition to having part ownership in Master & Dynamic, the full partnership will also see Durant and Thirty Five Ventures work with the company on creative, design and building out the intersection of sports and music," according to Master & Dynamic.

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Recently Master & Dynamic released its first noise-cancelling headphone, the MW65 ANC, and in June, the company says a special edition "Studio 35" version will hit stores in a color design that Durant selected. It's unclear what those colors will be and whether they'll offer any hints as to where Durant will play next year. He's a free agent at the end of the season and New York and Brooklyn are possible destinations -- or so Knicks and Nets fans hope.

We reached out to Durant for comment through Master & Dynamic and Thirty Five Ventures, but didn't hear back from him....
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