Guy Fieri has claimed that he helped recruit Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors. Or at least, that he had contact with Durant’s agent before he made his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Now the shoe is on the other foot, with Warriors potentially in position to lose Durant this offseason. Fieri, who grew up in Northern California, would obviously like Durant to stay.
So now Fieri is hatching a plan — or at least imploring Durant to listen to one — to get the Golden State superstar to stay in the Bay. That includes anything up to and including cooking a dinner for Durant and his inner circle of decision-makers.
Call me, KD. Tell me what you need. [laughs] If there is a such thing as an inspiration dinner that I need to cook to bring all the dignitaries together—all the players, his team, his mom, you name it—well, consider that meal cooked. I think anybody in the Bay Area would give whatever they can give to keep him. And he’s such a nice guy. It’s more than just a player—it’s the character, the energy, the person he is. He’s phenomenal.
So, yeah. You tell me what I can do. Tell me how I need to flex my food muscles, and I’ll make it happen.
Guy Fieri: Dealmaker.