The LeBron James-Kevin Durant rivalry will continue in Hollywood.

The Warriors superstar is teaming up with Apple to create “Swagger,” a basketball scripted drama inspired by Durant’s youth basketball experience in Washington D.C. as part of the Amateur Athletic Union, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Kevin Durant is preparing a basketball-themed scripted drama series.

Kevin Durant is preparing a basketball-themed scripted drama series.

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The series will be produced by Imagine Television, bringing Reggie Rock Bythewood, Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo on as executive producers alongside Durant through his Thirty Five Media company.

Grazer figures to bring some unique experience, serving as the executive producer for the sports-themed TV series Friday Night Lights.

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