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Kevin Durant

Professional NBA Player

Net Worth $ 60 Million
  • Birthday29th Sep, 88
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusSingle
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Born Kevin Wayne Durant has an estimated net worth of $60 million. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Forward is an American professional NBA player. A strong outside shooter, Durant is a three-time NBA scoring champion, the NBA Rookie of the Year, and an Olympic gold medalist. Durant began playing basketball at National Christian Academy for two years, one year at Oak Hill Academy and at Montrose Christian School for his senior year. In the 2006-07 college season, Durant was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I Player of the Year. He also received the Oscar Robertson Trophy, and the Adolph F. Rupp Trophy. He became the first ever freshman to win the Naismith College Player of the Year and finally received the John R. Wooden Award. In 2007, Durant made his professional debut with an 18 point, 5 rebound, and 3 steal performance. He was also named NBA Rookie of the Year with averages of 20.3 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and 1 steal per game. In the 2009–10 season, Durant was selected to his first All-Star Game. Durant made his playoff debut against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 18, scoring 24 points in a Game 1 loss. Prior to the start of the 2010–11 season, Durant signed a five year contract extension with the Thunder worth approximately $86 million. On February 19 of the lockout-shortened 2011–12 season, Durant recorded his first career 50 point game, scoring 51 points against the Denver Nuggets. In the 2012–13 season, Durant scored a career-high 52 points in an overtime victory against the Mavericks. Durant became the youngest player in NBA history to join the 50–40–90 Club. At the 2012 Olympics in London, England, Durant set a record for most total points scored in an Olympic basketball tournament, previously held by Spencer Haywood.

Quotes

  • "I'm not a guy that's going to brag or feel like I'm better than the group."
  • "I always want to win because I never want to sit out on the sidelines outside."
  • "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."
  • "With everything I do, I just try to be myself."
  • "I feel as though I've proved myself these last five years that I can be one of the top players in the league."
  • "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."
  • "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.'"
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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."

Did you know?

  • Durant wears No. 35 to honor his childhood AAU coach, Charles Craig, who died when he was age 35.
  • Durant has ink Maryland across his back.
  • Kevin wears a backpack to every post-game press conference.
  • crab legs is the favorite food of Kevin Durant
  • In 2008, Kevin was invited to try out for the U.S. Olympic Dream Team. Greg Oden was the only other freshman to earn this honor. Kevin did not make the final cut.

Family & relationships

Kevin Durant Estates and Homes (1)

Kevin Durant Southern Cuisine

Kevin Durant's Southern Cuisine is set to open in late October of 2013. The restautant will be manage by Joe Jungmann of the Norman-based Hal Smith Restaurant Group but Durant will have a large say in the kinds of food that will be served.

Kevin Durant Autos and Cars (4)

Ferrari California

This car is Ferrari’s new and currently only front-engined V8 car. It’s derived from the Maserati GranTurismo chassi and is the first Coupe Cabrio produced in Maranell.

Matte Red Camaro SS!

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

Van

Kevin Durant Cause (1)

Kevin Durant Family Foundation

The Kevin Durant Family Foundation has three main branches. One is helping single mothers, another is childhood education and the last is "Kevin's Christmas." Durant himself was raised by a single mother and he constantly praises her on the job she did raising him as a child. His foundation is partnered with the All-American City Grade Level Reading Award and it is devoted to helping disadvantaged children become more successful students. At Christmas time, Durant has surprised disadvantaged children with presents and shopping sprees, which he started doing his rookie season.

Kevin Durant Brands (1)

Nike KD V

Kevin Durant’s Nike signature shoe line highlights his need for a clean, youthful, timeless, and high-performance driven shoe.

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