Kevin Durant, born on September 29, 1988), his hometown is located in Washington, D.C., USA. He is a power forward/small forward on the court, nicknamed “Reaper, KD”.
Location: F (No. 7)
Height: 2.08 meters / 6 feet 10
Weight: 109 kg/240 lbs
Team: Brooklyn Nets
School: University of Texas
Draft: 2nd pick in the 1st round in 2007
Salary this season: $40.92 million
Durant studied at the University of Texas, averaged 25.8 points and 11.1 rebounds per game, and scored 30+ points 20 times. Throughout the 2006-2007 season, Durant got 390 rebounds, which was the third highest rookie rebounding record in the NCAA at that time. After the regular season, Durant was easily elected the best college player of the year by the Associated Press, and also took home the Naismith Award and the Wooden Award.
Durant definitely has excellent physical talent. He has a height of 211cm and a wingspan of 226cm. Durant’s most outstanding skill is his stable mid-range shooting ability. He is impeccable in terms of shooting action and shooting percentage. His free throws are also a strength of his.
After Durant was selected by the Thunder in 2007, he officially started his NBA career. In the 2009-10 season, with his super scoring ability, he became the youngest scoring leader in NBA history. In the 2010-11 season, signed a 5-year contract extension with the Thunder, won the scoring title for the second consecutive year and led the team to 55 wins and advanced to the Western Conference Finals. In the 2011-12 season, Durant won the scoring title for three consecutive years and led the team to the Finals, but lost to the Miami Heat 1-4. In the 2015-16 season, although the Thunder once took a 3-1 lead in the playoff series, they were reversed by the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals and missed the finals 4-3.
In 2016, Durant signed a two-year, 54.3 million contract with the Golden State Warriors, of which the second year is a player option. In July 2019, Durant reached a four-year $164 million contract with the Brooklyn Nets, forming a new Big Three with Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan.