Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Basketball Player

Kevin Wayne Durant (/dəˈrænt/ də-RANT; born September 29, 1988), also known by his initials KD, is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Full Name
Sep 29, 1988
6′ 10″
Net Worth


Kevin Wayne Durant was born on September 29, 1988, in Washington D.C. His zodiac sign is Libra and his ethnicity is African-American. He is the son of Wanda Durant and Wayne Pratt. Durant has two siblings: Tony, who is three years older than him, and Rayvonne, who is five years younger than him. He grew up in Seat Pleasant, Maryland.

Durant began playing organized basketball at the age of nine for a recreational league in Prince George's County. At the age of 13 he was selected to play for Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) teams which traveled around the country to compete with other teams from different cities. After playing for multiple AAU teams he eventually ended up playing for one of the most prominent AAU teams at the time, called Team Texas Pro Sports. During his high school career he became one of the top prospects in his class and was named Player of the Year by numerous publications such as USA Today and Parade Magazine.

Durant was highly recruited out of high school and eventually chose to attend The University of Texas at Austin where he played college basketball for one season before entering the 2007 NBA Draft as a freshman. In his rookie year he won Rookie of the Year award and set an array of records along with being named to numerous All Star games during his tenure with the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2008-2016. On July 4th 2016, Durant announced that he would be signing with the Golden State Warriors in free agency and went on to win two championships with them in 2017 and 2018 while also becoming Finals MVP twice in those years respectively.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1988</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Kevin Durant is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On September 29, 1988, Kevin Durant was born in Washington, D.C.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2006</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Leads Montrose Christian to NCSAA Title</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Durant led his high school team, Montrose Christian, to the National Christian School Athletic Association championship.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">1st Pick in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the first overall pick in the NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named NBA Rookie of the Year</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Averaged 20.3 points and 4.4 rebounds per game en route to winning the NBA Rookie of the Year award.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins OKC Thunder</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the Oklahoma City Thunder, helping lead them to the NBA Finals.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">MVP of the All Star Game</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named MVP of the All Star Game after scoring a record 41 points.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Joins Golden State Warriors</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Joins the Golden State Warriors and helps lead them to three consecutive NBA championships.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kevin Durant is a great role model for young athletes. He is a great example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success. He is also a great example of how to be a good person and treat others with respect.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Athlete</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kevin Durant is a great athlete. He has won multiple championships and MVP awards, proving his greatness on the court. He also has an amazing skill set that allows him to play any position on the floor.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Gives Back to the Community</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Kevin Durant does not just focus on himself — he gives back to the community in many different ways. He has started several charities, such as The Kevin Durant Charity Foundation, which provides educational resources for at-risk youth.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First NBA Player to Win Four Scoring Titles</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Durant is the first and only player in NBA history to win four scoring titles. He achieved this feat in 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Player to Lead Three Different Teams to Finals Appearances</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Durant is the first and only player in NBA history to lead three different teams to an NBA Finals appearance. He accomplished this by leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to two appearances (2012 and 2016) as well as leading the Golden State Warriors to two consecutive appearances (2017 and 2018).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Youngest Player to Reach 20,000 Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At the age of 28 years and 106 days, Kevin Durant became the youngest player in NBA history to reach 20,000 career points.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Fastest Player to Reach 25,000 Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Kevin Durant also holds the record for being the fastest player to reach 25,000 points, achieving the milestone in 637 games.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Most Consecutive Games with 25+ Points</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2014, Kevin Durant set a new NBA record by scoring 25 or more points in 41 consecutive games.</p></div>


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