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Sprint Frobinsons Campaign Ad Featuring Durant Debuts Tonight

04 / 17 / 14

Thunder F Kevin Durant appears in “the latest TV advertisement from Sprint, which begins airing tonight across network and cable TV.” Durant is “the first athlete to star in the new episodic Frobinsons campaign for Sprint.” In addition to TV, Durant “will be featured ...

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