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Kevin Durant among Olympians honored before Monday Night Football game in Washington (PHOTO)

Basketball - Olympics: Day 16

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 21: Gold medalist Kevin Durant of the United States celebrates after defeating Serbia during the Men’s Gold medal game on Day 16 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Carioca Arena 1 on August 21, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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With Washington hosting Pittsburgh in the first Monday Night Football game of the year, several Olympians with DC-area ties were honored on the field. Among them: Kevin Durant, who won a gold medal with the U.S. men’s basketball team and has a well-publicized local connection.

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