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Kevin Durant praises Chet Holmgren after Summer League debut

The No. 2 overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft caught the attention of Oklahoma City's former star.

Chet Holmgren led Oklahoma City with 23 points in his Summer League debut.

Oklahoma City Thunder rookie Chet Holmgren turned heads Tuesday in Utah with a dominant Summer League debut.

The No. 2 overall pick tallied 23 points, seven rebounds, four assists and six blocks in the 98-77 win at the Salt Lake City Summer League.

The performance caught the attention of Kevin Durant, who tweeted his praise on Wednesday.

In addition to drawing comparisons to Durant’s game, Holmgren wore Durant’s signature Nike KD 15s during the win.

Holmgren and Oklahoma City are set to return to the floor vs. the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET, ESPN2).