Kevin Durant is a professional basketball player who currently plays for the Brooklyn Nets. He is a three-time Olympic Gold Medalist, a two-time NBA Champion, a two-time NBA Finals MVP, and also won the NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2014. He is widely considered one of the best NBA players of all time. Get all of the latest Kevin Durant stats and news here!
At the University of Texas at Austin, Durant became the first freshman to be named the Naismith College Player of the Year. He declared for the NBA immediately following his freshman season, and he was selected as the second overall pick in the 2007 BNBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics. After his rookie year, the SuperSonics relocated to Oklahoma City where they became the Thunder. In his final seasons with the Thunder, Durant was diagnosed with a Jones fracture in his right foot and missed 17 games.
In 2016, Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors and he helped lead the team to back-to-back championships in 2017 and 2018 where he was also named NBA finals MVP both times. He signed with the Brooklyn Nets in 2019, but missed the 19-20 season due to injury.
Off the court, Kevin Durant is one of the highest-paid athletes in the world due to endorsements with brands like Nike and Gatorade. He is one of the most popular players in the league, and his jersey frequently sells out. He has donated $1 million to the American Red Cross and was a spokesperson for the Washington, D.C. branch of P’Tones Records, a non-profit after-school music program.