Kevin Durant is a popular American professional basketball player from Washington DC. He is the player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his high school, he regarded as the second-best player in his class. Durant has won awards such as the NBA Championship likes Most Vulnerable Player and Finals MVP Awards as a professional NBA player.
Kevin Durant Early Life, Age,
Kevin Durant was born in Suitland, Maryland on 29th September 1988. His father name is Wanda (née Durant) and mother name is Wayne Pratt. Eventually, Kevin parents( Wanda and Wayne) divorced. He grew up along with his sibling’s sister, Brianna, and two brothers, Anthony (also a basketball player) and Rayvonne. From a young age, he grew up as a sports loving person. He holds to American nationality and belongs Afro-American ethnicity.
His schoolmates teased him always for his height and his grandmother influence him. As hi height was a blessing to him.
He turns 31 years old.
Kevin Durant School and College career
During high school, Durant grew to a height of 6 feet 9 inches. During that time, he played basketball for the National Christian Academy and Montrose Christian School, both in Maryland. He also played basketball for powerhouse Oak Hill Academy, located in Virginia. He also named as Parade magazine’s “First Team” list and “First Team All-American” list, capturing attention from major college basketball recruiters nationwide.
From the year 2006-07 college season, as a student at the University of Texas. His average 25.8 points,11.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game for the Texas Longhorns. The Longhorns finished the year season with a 25–10 record overall and a 12–4 record in conference. In the second round despite a 30 point and 9 rebound performance from Durant. Durant won the unanimous national player of the year and John R. Wooden Award for his outstanding play. Hurant became the first freshman to win any of the national players of the year awards. He officially declared for the NBA draft on April 11 with 35 jersey number.
Kevin Durant Professional Career
After just one year of the college basketball league, Durant declared eligible himself for the 2007 NBA Draft. He was chosen second overall by the Seattle SuperSonics in June of that year. Durant signed a $60 million, seven-year endorsement deal with Nike, a major deal around that same time.
Living up to the expectations, the forward averaged more than 20 points per game in his first season. That helps to earn the NBA’s Rookie of the Year Award. After that, relocated the organization to become the Oklahoma City Thunder. Durant emerged the face of the franchise in its new homeland, earning his first All-Star selection in 2010. He claimed the first of three consecutive NBA scoring titles that year and before adding another MVP season of 2013-14.
Durant enjoyed team success with Thunder, pairing with explosive point guard Russell Westbrook and James Harden to reach the NBA finals in 2012. Oklahoma City fell just short of another finals appearance with a tough seven-game loss to the Golden State Warriors in 2016.
Durant has also played internationally and named 2010 FIBA World Championship MVP by the International Basketball Federation. Additionally, he was chosen to play U.S. Olympic basketball team. In 2012 Olympic Games in London, the U.S. basketball team won the gold medal.
Joining the Golden State Warriors
Durant made big waves in the NBA when he agreed to sign with the warriors on July 4, 2016. This decision is based on the potential for my growth as a player. But I am also at a point in my life to find an opportunity that encourages my evolution as a man moving out of my comfort zone to a new opportunity which offers the greatest potential for my contribution and personal growth.”
The following year, Durant showed his leadership skill late in the season. The Warriors swept the Cavaliers in their finals rematch in the match Durant claiming his second straight finals MVP award.
Kevin Durant Net Worth
As a professional NBA player, Durant has won many awards such as the NBA Championship, Most Vulnerable Player, and Finals MVP Awards. He has accumulated a huge amount of money from his professional career.
As of 2019, Kevin Durant’s estimated net worth is to be around $170 Million dollars. It makes him one of the richest basketball players in the world alongside Stephen Curry and LeBron James.
Kevin Durant Personal life (Relationship & Girlfriend)
Kevin Durant is an unmarried man and does not have a wife. There are rumors about Kevin dating a California realtor, Cass Anderson. But both of them clear that they are not in a relationship with each other.
Recently, Former “Bachelorette” star Rachel Lindsay has officially clarified her relationship with Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant. She told that they broke up when she went to law school at Marquette University. Currently, we can say that he is single.
Kevin Durant Body Measurement(Height & Weight)
Kevin Durant has maintained a good body structure. He stands at the height of 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) and his body weight 109 kg (240 lbs). Talking about his body measurement, his chest size is 43 inches, his waist is 35 inches and his biceps are 15 inches. Also, the athlete wears a US size 16, a European size 50 and a UK size 15.5. shoes.
Kevin Durant Social Media Profile
The athlete is active on his social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Durant has a huge number of fan following. He has more than 1 million followers on his Facebook page. Additionally, he has more than 10.3 million followers on his Instagram and more than 17.4 million followers on his Twitter account.
Facts of Kevin Durant
|Full Name||Kevin Durant|
|Net Worth||$140 Million|
|Date Of Birth||September 29, 1988|
|Age||30 years 10 months|
|Place Of Birth||Washington, D.C., United States|
|Height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Weight||240 lbs (109 kg)|
|Profession||Basketball player, NBA Player, Athlete, Actor|
|Education||Oak Hill Academy, Montrose Christian School , University of Texas|
|Parents||Wanda (née Durant), Wayne Pratt|
|Siblings||Rayvonne Pratt, Tony Pratt, Brianna Pratt|
|Nicknames||Kevin Wayne Durant , KD , The Second Coming , K-Dog , The Durantula|
|Kevin Durant Facebook|
|Kevin Durant Twitter|
|Kevin Durant Instagram|
|IMDB||Kevin Durant IMDB|
|Allmusic||Kevin Durant Allmusic|
|Awards||Olympic gold medalist (2012, 2016), FIBA World Championship gold medalist (2010), NBA Most Valuable Player (2014), NBA All-Star (2010–2017), NBA All-Star Game MVP (2012), All-NBA First Team (2010–2014), All-NBA Second Team (2016), NBA Rookie of the Year (2008), NBA Rookie Challenge MVP (2009), N...|
|Nominations||NBA draft: 2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 2nd overall, National college player of the year (2007), Big 12 Player of the Year (2007), McDonald's All-American Game MVP (2007), USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (2010, 2016), FIBA World Championship MVP (2010)|
|Movies||The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (2016), Thunderstruck (2012)|
Quotes of Kevin Durant
|1||I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I've been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage.|
|2||When people are used to you doing something, they want you to stay in that lane.|
|3||I Tweeted Keri Hilson the other day and she actually wrote back! I was so excited.|
|4||I like women's basketball.|
|5||I always want to win because I never want to sit out on the sidelines outside.|
|6||I feel good doing it. It's not like guys are stripping me at half-court or I'm just losing the ball dribbling. I think I'm handling the ball pretty well, just trying to make good passes, man.|
|7||The clothes are not making me... If I like it, that's all that matters...It's not about the clothes. It's about how I am as a person and how confident I am.|
|8||My acting coach I've got here, Richard Lawson, he's been doing good, just telling me to calm down sometimes and just be me.|
|9||I feel as though I've proved myself these last five years that I can be one of the top players in the league.|
|10||I'm an old-school type of guy.|
|11||I've just got to let my teammates know in practice, without even telling them, that I don't think I'm ahead of anybody.|
|12||I'm just trying to grow. That's one thing I told myself is, 'Don't worry about who people say is the best player.'|
|13||You hear all these stories about, 'There's one in a million guys that make it to the NBA and stay there.' To see people cheering for me and when they say my name, it's just crazy. It's still crazy to me.|
|14||I'm not a guy that's going to brag or feel like I'm better than the group.|
|15||I would describe my style as off the wall. I like stuff that doesn't match. I just like to stand out.|
|16||Everything has been such a whirlwind ever since I stepped foot in the league and everything has been like a dream, so I'm just blessed to be in this position.|
|17||My mom just wants to make sure that my heart is always in whatever I do and I'm in things for the right reasons.|
|18||I can score the basketball, but I think I can pass pretty well or I can make the correct pass. I'm not the type of guy who's just going to throw the ball inbounds to a guy who's wide open. I can make the right pass.|
|19||My time is now.|
|20||I look at my jersey and see the NBA logo, I'm like, 'I didn't think I'd be here.'|
|21||I've heard a few times, in three or four years, this league is going to be yours. I don't like that. Because I think I'm established now.|
|22||People always think women meet us in the hotel lobby, but it's the opposite. The majority of the time, you go out to eat with your teammates, then rest for the next day's game. It's not a vacation - most guys view the road as a business trip.|
|23||You know, I think more people should watch women's basketball. It'd do so much for the game.|
|24||I like something simple and traditional, like dinner and a movie. The best way to get to know someone is to have a conversation over dinner. And steak houses have a nice atmosphere - the lights are dim, and they usually have a band playing.|
|25||I learned how to pass when I was real young. That's one thing I always knew how to do was find the open man.|
|26||I'm a basketball player. That's what I do and what I love but that's just not all who I am. I'm talented in a lot of different areas.|
|27||Every memory I had growing up was involving a basketball. I didn't go to the prom and stuff like that. It was always basketball for me.|
|28||I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball.|
|29||I'm busy working on every aspect of my game - defense, shooting, rebounding - but I really want to become a better overall team player. Help my teammates become better players out on the court in order to win more ball games.|
|30||My style has changed and evolved mainly because I've grown to have more confidence in myself.|
|31||You know, I don't want to stand out too much.|
|32||I just loved being in the gym. It was tough at times. Sometimes I wanted to quit, but I'm glad I stuck with it.|
|33||With everything I do, I just try to be myself.|
|34||I just want to grow spiritually with the Lord. I'm keeping strong at it, just trying to make my walk with faith a little better.|
|35||I've got a long way to go to being the ultimate best, but I think my time is now. And I'm starting to enter my prime.|
Quick Facts of Kevin Durant
|1||Son of Wanda Durant.|
|2||Wears No. 35 to honor his childhood AAU coach, Charles Craig, who died when he was age 35.|
|3||Most admired Vince Carter as a child.|
Filmography of Kevin Durant
|Back for the Future||2011||Short||Customer|
|The Offseason: Kevin Durant||2014||TV Movie documentary executive producer|
|Rio Olympics||2016||TV Mini-Series||Himself|
|Durant at Rucker||2015||Short||Himself|
|2015 NBA All-Star Game||2015||TV Special||Himself|
|Good Morning America||2015||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|How to Make a Man||2014||TV Special documentary||Himself|
|Mike & Mike||2012-2014||TV Series||Himself - Oklahoma City Thunder / Himself - Oklahoma City Thunder Forward|
|The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|60 Minutes Sports||2013||TV Series documentary||Himself - NBA Player (segment "KD")|
|Le grand journal de Canal+||2013||TV Series documentary||Himself|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||2012-2013||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest|
|Back from the Afterlife: Making 'Resident Evil: Retribution'||2012||Video documentary||Himself|
|Jim Rome on Showtime||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|My Life as an NBA Rookie||2012||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Late Night with Jimmy Fallon||2012||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|The 2012 NBA Finals||2012||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Oklahoma CIty Thunder Forward|
|Rome Is Burning||2007-2011||TV Series||Himself - Alone with Rome / Oklahoma City Thunder / Correspondent|
|2011 NBA All-Star Game||2011||TV Special||Himself - Oklahoma City Thunder|
|Mike & Mike||2013-2017||TV Series||Himself - Oklahoma City Thunder / Himself - Golden State Warriors / Himself - Oklahoma City|
|60 Minutes Sports||2015||TV Series documentary||Himself - NBA Player (segment "Sneakerhead")|
|Rome Is Burning||2007||TV Series||Himself|