Kevin Durant’s Championship Resume: How many Rings does the NBA Superstar Have Under his Belt?

Published 11/04/2020, 4:30 PM EST
TAIWAN, CHINA – JULY 09: (CHINA MAINLAND OUT)Kevin Durant attends 2018 NIKE basketball tour in Taipei on 09th July, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan, China.(Photo by TPG/Getty Images)


Winning the NBA Championship is the ultimate goal for any player in the NBA. Whether he is a superstar or a support player, each NBA player has dreamt of lifting the glorious Larry O’Brien trophy once. This dream is hard to accomplish, but the Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant has achieved this dream.

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Durant, who teamed up with Kyrie Irving in the 2019 offseason, has opened a new chapter in his career. He wants to deliver a championship to the franchise and bolster his legacy. Speaking of his legacy, let’s have a look at KD’s championship resume in detail.

Which team did Kevin Durant win his rings with?

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Although most NBA fans saw Durant playing for OKC for the better part of his career, he didn’t win any NBA titles with them. The closest he ever came to achieving one was back in 2012 when the LeBron James-led Miami Heat crushed a young OKC squad in the NBA Finals.

Eventually, Durant decided to leave the Thunder and join forces with the dominant Golden State Warriors. In many ways, this move was considered weak for a superstar of Durant’s caliber. But it worked wonders for him as he won multiple NBA Championships with the Warriors.

How many rings does KD have?

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 24: Professional basketball player Kevin Durant speaks to students during the KD Build It and They Will Ball court ceremony on July 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for Kevin Durant Charity Foundation)

During his 3-year stint with the Warriors, Durant played in 3 NBA Finals on the trot. These 3 trips resulted in 2 rings on his fingers. Furthermore, the Slim Reaper bagged in 2 back-to-back NBA Finals as well.

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While this was definitely a successful period for KD, he was subjected to an enormous amount of flak from the fans. The primary reason was that he won these titles while playing in arguably the biggest dynasty of the 2010s.

As a result, to this date, many fans disregard KD’s championships and refuse to recognize his stature as one of the greatest unless he wins a title with Brooklyn.

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Leaving the Warriors was an inevitable move for Durant. At one point or another, it was quite clear that the Dubs wouldn’t have a long-term commitment from him. This offered KD an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and mount a ‘legitimate’ challenge for the NBA Championship.

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Aikansh Chaudhary

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Aikansh Chaudhary is an NBA columnist for Essentially Sports. Previously, he helped rank various websites using the latest SEO techniques, and wrote over 2000 articles during his stint as a freelance writer. A die hard Lakers fan, Aikansh will forever uphold LeBron James as the GOAT.

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