Kevin Durant may not be playing in the NBA Finals like his contemporaries Lebron James and Stephen Curry, but at least he’s winning the competition for best corporate shill by an NBA player.
His new spot for Sonic plays on the idea that he’s too distracted by the chain’s new Candy Slushes to focus at the free-throw line, but it sounds more like an psychedelics-fueled drug trip as he ponders the origins of the name Jolly Ranchers.
“What does a rancher have to be so jolly about?” he wonders. “I guess if I lived on a ranch, I’d be jolly too.
Further proof that, in the post-Shaq era, KD is the league’s best comic actor. Here’s another of his best: