Kevin Durant SF  #35

Current Team: Golden State Warriors

Born: Sep 29, 1988 (28 years old)

Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

Nationality: United States

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

Hand: Right


Twitter: @KDTrey5




Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Golden State Warriors)

Free Agent: PO-2017; UFA-2018

Current Agent: Rich Kleiman

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 Will Re-Sign With Warriors
Kevin Durant intends to take less than the max he's eligible for in order to improve the Warriors' odds of re-signing Andre Iguodala.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Kevin Durant: Warriors 'Work Extremely Well Together', Not Superteam
Kevin Durant said the Warriors' selflessness stands out to him.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Kevin Durant Expecting To Work Out Contract To Keep Warriors' Core Together
If Kevin Durant takes about $4 million less than his max next season and waits to sign a long-term deal, the Warriors won't need to use cap space to re-sign Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Finals TV Ratings In Oklahoma City Were Down Despite Kevin Durant
With Kevin Durant in The Finals as a member of the Warriors, one would have guessed his old fans in Oklahoma City would have tuned in to either root against him or for him.

RealGM Staff Report

Barack Obama Sent Kevin Durant Congratulations Text After Game 5
Barack Obama complimented Kevin Durant's defense in a text to say congratulations on winning his first ring.

Bill Simmons/The Ringer

Kevin Durant Replied 'I'm Ready, Let's Do This' To Draymond Green After Game 7
The Thunder were confident of their chances to re-sign Kevin Durant until the Warriors lost in Game 7 to the Cavs.

Lee Jenkins/Sports Illustrated

Kevin Durant Picked Warriors For New Experience As Much As Title
As much as the Warriors made sense for Kevin Durant from a basketball perspective, he wanted a new experience and the culture of the franchise looked appealing.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Kevin Durant Denies Report Of Talking To Draymond Green After Game 7
Draymond Green called Bob Myers and then Kevin Durant from his car at Oracle Arena after Game 7, according to an ESPN report.

Connor Letourneau/San Francisco Chronicle

Sales Of Kevin Durant's Signature Shoe Have Dropped Over Past Two Seasons
Kevin Durant signed a 10-year, $300 million extension with Nike in 2014.

Kurt Badenhausen/Forbes

Adam Silver: Cap Smoothing In 2016 Would Have Only Impacted Kevin Durant
The NBA sought a mechanism within their latest collective bargaining agreement discussions with the union where cap smoothing would have been part of any future spikes.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Draymond Green Called Bob Myers, Kevin Durant Immediately After Game 7 Loss
Draymond Green called both Bob Myers and Kevin Durant from the parking lot of Oracle Arena after Game 7.

Zach Lowe/ESPN

Money Won't Be Factor In Kevin Durant's Talks With Warriors Again In Offseason
Kevin Durant is expected to take less money this offseason to allow the Warriors to keep Andre Iguodala and Shaun Livingston in free agency.

Adrian Wojnarowski/The Vertical

Draymond Told Durant 'We Don't Need You Much Until Finals'
Draymond Green was candid with Kevin Durant during the regular season that they wouldn't really begin to need him until the playoffs.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

Agent: Kevin Durant Opened Floodgates On Stars Leaving
The success of LeBron James and Kevin Durant leaving their teams in free agency has shaped the way other stars view their own situations.

Howard Beck/Bleacher Report

Draymond Green: People Will Only Remember Durant Winning With Warriors
Draymond Green believes the criticism Kevin Durant has received for signing with the Warriors will be forgotten if they win a ring.

Shams Charania/The Vertical

Durant Has Multiple New Partnerships With California-Based Companies
While the importance of being in a major market has decreased in terms of traditional endorsements such as shoes, the overall economy of a specific area could offer unique opportunities to star players.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant Willing To Take Less Than Max To Keep Warriors' Core
The Warriors can pay Kevin Durant 120 percent of his 16-17 salary, which is just under $32 million and operate over the cap.

Ramona Shelburne, Chris Haynes/ESPN

Kevin Durant Didn't Want His Love Of The Game Stolen From Him
Kevin Durant says winning a ring would mean his life is now complete.

Michael Lee/The Vertical

Kevin Durant: I Made The 100 Percent Correct Decision Signing With Warriors
Kevin Durant confirmed he will re-sign with the Warriors.

Marc J. Spears/The Vertical

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook Back On Speaking Terms
Kendrick Perkins added that Kevin Durant could eventually return to the Thunder.


Kevin Durant Returns To Warriors Lineup For Game 4
The Warriors won both Games 2 and 3 without Kevin Durant.

RealGM Staff Report

Kevin Durant Ruled Out Of Game 2 With Strained Left Calf
Kevin Durant sustained the injury in Game 1.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Kevin Durant Questionable For Game 2 With Strained Left Calf
Kevin Durant experienced some cramping during Sunday's Game 1.


Kevin Durant Cleared To Return, Expected To Play Saturday
Kevin Durant has missed the last 19 games.

RealgM Staff Report

Kevin Durant Targeted To Return From Knee Injury Saturday
Kevin Durant went through a five-on-five scrimmage for the first time since his injury on Sunday.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Kevin Durant Sees Superstars Being Singled Out On Rest Issue
While Kevin Durant empathizes with fans over NBA teams resting players, he doesn't believe Adam Silver should be seeking the involvement of team owners on the issue.

Chris Hayes/ESPN

Kevin Durant Progressing From Knee Injury, Will Be Re-Evaluated In 7-10 Days
Kevin Durant has made significant progress since injuring his knee four weeks ago.

RealGM Staff Report

Warriors Optimistic Kevin Durant Will Return Before Playoffs
Kevin Durant is roughly at the halfway point of his recovery but the Warriors are encouraged by the progress he's made.

Marc Stein, Chris Haynes/ESPN

Steve Kerr, Stephen Curry Dispute Report About OKC's Treatment Of Durant
Steve Kerr said "emotional returns or farewells" in the NBA have become "routine" because "guys get traded, they get cut, they sign elsewhere as free agents."

Ethan Sherwood Strauss/ESPN

Warriors Were Upset At Thunder Leadership During Kevin Durant's Return Game
The Warriors felt Kevin Durant should have been acknowledged or thanked in a news conference setting for his time with the Thunder.

Chris Haynes/ESPN

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