Kevin Durant helped the Redskins recruit DeSean Jackson

Washington D.C. native and NBA star Kevin Durant told ESPN 980 that he helped recruit DeSean Jackson to the Redskins, according to Black Sports Online. 

“I’m gonna put it like this: Wale is a good friend of mine as well,” Jackson said. “He’s a good rapper, he does his thing out here in D.C., puts on for the city. It was a little influenced by Wale. Another influence was my boy Durant. Kevin Durant been calling me, he been calling and saying man you know how I’d go crazy for you to be in D.C. I mean, what better place is there for me to be? I’m happy to be here. I’m glad, man, honestly I can say that.”

Durant also worked his magic on Twitter.

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