Kevin Durant SF

Current Team: Golden State Warriors

Born: Sep 29, 1988 (27 years old)

Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 240 (109kg)

Hand: Right






Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Golden State Warriors)

Free Agent: PO-2017; UFA-2018

Current Agent: Rich Kleiman, Juan Perez

Draft Entry: 2007 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2007 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 2, Seattle SuperSonics

Pre-Draft Team: Texas (Fr)

High School: Montrose Christian School [Rockville, Maryland]

AAU Team: DC Blue Devils

Kevin Durant News

Kevin Durant Cites 'Shoe War' As Factor In Withdrawing From 2014 World Cup
Kevin Durant's decision to pull out of the 2014 FIBA World Cup following the injury to Paul George received scrutiny.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Westbrook's Own Free Agency Wasn't Discussed During Durant Meeting
Kevin Durant insists Russell Westbrook wasn't a factor in his decision to leave the Thunder.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Kevin Durant Didn't Leave His Bed For Two Days After His Decision
Kevin Durant is currently preparing for the Olympics with his Team USA teammates.

Al Iannazzone/Newsday

Kevin Durant Believes Lakers Were 'Couple Years Away' From Where He Wanted To Be
Kevin Durant explained his decision not to meet with the Lakers in free agency.

Mark Medina/Los Angeles Daily News

Kevin Durant Doesn't Want To Go Through Free Agency Process Again
Kevin Durant described his phone call to tell the Thunder he was leaving as the hardest thing he's ever done.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant: I've Got A Short Amount Of Time Left To Play Basketball
Kevin Durant underwent three surgeries on his foot during the 14-15 season in which his entire career was in jeopardy.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant To Officially Sign Two-Year, $54.3M Deal With Warriors On Thursday
Kevin Durant will sign a two-year contract at $54.3 million with a Player Option for Year 2, which is his full max.

Marcus Thompson/San Jose Mercury News

Durant Texted Reporter Wanting To Be Asked At Podium About Criticism From Skip Bayless
Kevin Durant would read frequently read Tweets at his locker after games and one during the playoffs from Bayless particularly "irked him."

Royce Young/ESPN

Durant Initially Put Off By Draymond's Comment Warriors Could Win Titles Even Without Him
A follow-up call from Jerry West smoothed over any issues Kevin Durant may have had.

Steve Bulpett/Boston Herald

Thunder Tried To Persuade Kevin Durant To Cancel Meetings With Other Teams
The Thunder proposed the idea of pursuing Al Horford, who they believed would sign with their team if Kevin Durant would commit to a long-term deal.

Royce Young/ESPN

Kevin Durant's Goal In 2015 Was To 'Keep Stacking Chips' In OKC
Kevin Durant was in a walking boot following another surgery on his foot in June of 2015 watching the NBA Finals when he sent out a couple of text messages stating his goal.

Royce Young/ESPN

Kevin Durant Thought Thunder 'Plateaued', Was Frustrated With Westbrook Within Offense
Kevin Durant wanted to play within an offense that had better ball movement and easier scoring chances.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Thunder Were Confident Of Signing Al Horford If Durant Committed
The Thunder were confident they could sign Al Horford in free agency had they received a verbal commitment from Kevin Durant.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Sam Presti Had 'Pretty Good Inclination' Durant Could Potentially Leave
Sam Presti was informed by Kevin Durant a few minutes before the decision went public.

Royce Young/ESPN

Warriors Sold Kevin Durant On 'Strength In Numbers', No Stars Mentality
The Warriors pitched Kevin Durant for about two hours mainly focused on winning titles together.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Warriors Only Team That 'Really Drew' Interest Of Kevin Durant
Kevin Durant spent most of another team's meeting silent and didn't ask any questions.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Dunc'd On: Kevin Durant To The Warriors (Emergency Podcast)
Every aspect of KD to the Warriors: The historical context, GSW cap machinations, potential next moves, where OKC goes from here, and what got us to this point.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant Asked Warriors How Joining Team Wouldn't Hurt Chemistry
The Warriors posed the questions of how many titles Durant would win if he stayed with the Thunder, how many titles they would win without him and how many they could win together collectively.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

Kevin Durant Announces He'll Sign With Warriors
Kevin Durant took meetings with the Thunder, Warriors, Clippers, Spurs, Celtics and Heat.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant Informing Teams He Met With, Will Announce On Players' Tribune
Kevin Durant is planning to inform all teams he met with about his decision on Monday morning.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Kevin Durant To Make Decision On Monday
Kevin Durant's decision is believed to be down to the Thunder and Warriors.

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Kevin Durant, Jerry West Had Phone Conversation Saturday
Kevin Durant met with Bob Myers, Steve Kerr, Joe Lacob, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala on Friday.

Tim Kawakami/San Jose Mercury News

Kevin Durant Expects To Make Decision Sunday Evening Or Monday Morning
Kevin Durant is considering the Thunder, Warriors, Spurs, Celtics, Clippers and Heat.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Tom Brady Joins Celtics For Meeting With Kevin Durant
The Celtics are meeting with Kevin Durant on Saturday afternoon and brought Tom Brady along with their contingent.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant 'Blown Away' By Clippers' Presentation
Kevin Durant met with the Clippers for four hours.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Woj: Nike Sees Durant With Warriors As Chance Take Momentum Away From Under Armour
There are a lot of executives at Nike that would like Kevin Durant to go to the Warriors due to their rivalry with Stephen Curry and Under Armour.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Knicks Gaining Some Traction Getting Informal Meeting With Kevin Durant
Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose and even Joakim Noah have reached out to Kevin Durant in attempts to recruit him to the Knicks.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Kevin Durant's Meeting With Thunder 'Further Solidified His Belief' He'll Re-Sign
Kevin Durant met with the Thunder for several hours on Thursday ahead of the start of free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Warriors To Pitch Kevin Durant On Possibilities Of Super Death Lineup
Joe Lacob, Bob Myers, Steve Kerr, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green will attend the meeting with Kevin Durant.

Marcus Thompson/San Jose Mercury News

Longtime Friend: Kevin Durant's Decision '90 Percent Made'
Kevin Durant is widely expected to re-sign with the Thunder for at least one more season.

Marc J. Spears/The Undefeated

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