Kevin Durant, seen here on November 13th. (Mira Laing/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kevin Durant kisses fan who was hit by basketball at Warriors game (VIDEO)

One of the Golden State Warriors’ 16 turnovers on Thursday night hurt more than the others for a fan sitting courtside.

In the second half, an errant pass hit a fan directly in the face in what looked to be a painful moment.

Kevin Durant saw it happened and kissed the fan in an attempt to console her.

“She got hit pretty hard,” Durant explained after the 112-97 win over the Dallas Mavericks. “I seen when he threw the pass, I was like, ‘Oh, this is going straight for her face.’ It hit her pretty hard and she had glasses on. So I’m sure that hurt. I just wanted to come over there because she didn’t want to open her eye. She thought she had a cut on her eye. So I told her it’s all good and gave her a kiss. Hopefully she’s alright.”

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