Kevin Wayne Durant or Kevin Durant needs very little introduction in the basketball world. Currently, he plays for Brooklyn Nets.
Durant has been in the NBA for over a decade now. He was the second overall pick by Seattle SuperSonics (which became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008) in the 2007 NBA draft.
In 2016, Durant moved to Golden State Warriors, where he won two consecutive NBA Championships. However, Durant suffered an Achilles tendon injury during the 2018/19 finals, which the Warriors lost. Then he moved to Brooklyn Nets prior to the 2019/20 season.
Throughout his career, Kevin Durant has played with No. 35 jersey and Nike shoes. Both of them are extremely popular and sell well.
2× NBA champion (2017, 2018)
2× NBA Finals MVP (2017, 2018)
NBA Most Valuable Player (2014)
10× NBA All-Star (2010–2019)
2× NBA All-Star Game MVP (2012, 2019)
6× All-NBA First Team (2010–2014, 2018)
3× All-NBA Second Team (2016, 2017, 2019)
NBA Rookie of the Year (2008)
NBA All-Rookie First Team (2008)
4× NBA scoring champion (2010–2012, 2014)
50–40–90 club (2013)
Consensus national college player of the year (2007)
Consensus first-team All-American (2007)
Big 12 Player of the Year (2007)
No. 35 retired by Texas Longhorns
FIBA World Championship MVP (2010)
2× USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2010, 2016)
McDonald’s All-American Game MVP (2006)
First-team Parade All-American (2006)
Second-team Parade All-American (2005)
Durant was born in Washington DC on September 29, 1988. Also, he owns several properties in Oklahoma, where he started his NBA career.
Durant is known to be very close to his mother- a relationship that inspired a movie, ‘The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story.’ Additionally, Kevin has a sister- Brianna-and two brothers- Tony and Rayvonne.
For a brief period, Kevin Durant was engaged to Monica Wright before splitting up in 2014. Additionally, there have been a few rumors about people who have been Durant’s girlfriends.
According to Forbes, his salary and winnings give him earnings of around $30 million. Additionally, he earns around $35 million from his endorsements. Also, he has a major shoe deal with Nike and endorses other major brands like Google and Alaska air group.
In 2013, Durant started a charity foundation with the name Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF). Its mission is stated on the official website:
“To enrich the lives of at-risk youth from low-income backgrounds through educational, athletic, and social programs.”
Durant has been involved in other philanthropic activities. Likewise, he is the spokesperson for the Washington D. C. branch of a nationwide non-profit after-school music program- P’Tones Records. Moreover, he had announced a donation of $1 million for the 2013 Moore tornado.
Durant is fairly active on social media. You can find his accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Kevin Durant Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/easymoneysniper/?hl=en
Kevin Durant’s Twitter:
|Current team||Brooklyn Nets|
|Height||6′ 10″ (2.08 m)|
|Endorsements||Google, Alaska Air Group, Nike|