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Overview (4)

Born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Birth NameKevin Wayne Durant
Nicknames The Second Coming
KD
K-Dog
The Durantula
Height 6' 10" (2.08 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kevin Durant was born on September 29, 1988 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Kevin Wayne Durant. He is a producer and actor, known for Two Distant Strangers (2020), The 2017 NBA Finals (2017) and Swagger (2021).

Trivia (15)

Most admired Vince Carter as a child.
Wears No. 35 to honor his childhood AAU coach, Charles Craig, who died when he was age 35.
Son of Wanda Durant.
Signed a free-agent deal with Golden State in July 2016.
Suffered a Grade 2 medial collateral ligament (MCL) sprain and a tibial bone bruise during a game against the Washington Wizards.[March 2017].
Signed a two-year deal that included a player option which he is expected to fulfill to become a free agent again in July 2018.
A four-time NBA scoring champion and the 2013-14 league MVP.
After returning from a knee injury, he scored 16 points, 10 rebounds and six assists helping to win the game against the New Orleans Pelicans game on April, 1 2017.
Missed 19 games because of a knee injury in the 2016-2017 season.
Scored 38 points and had 13 rebounds during game on May 6, 2017 against the Utah Jazz.
Is the Small forward for for the Golden State Warriors.[May 2017].
Owns a Ferrari California valued at $200,000.
Played for the University of Texas.
Small forward with Seattle Super Sonics (2007-2008). Oklahoma City Thunder (2008-2016), Golden State Warriors (2016-2018), and Brooklyn Nets (2019-present).
Friends with Kyrie Irving.

Personal Quotes (37)

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 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.
With everything I do, I just try to be myself.
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.
You know, I don't want to stand out too much.
My style has changed and evolved mainly because I've grown to have more confidence in myself.
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.
I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You know, I think more people should watch women's basketball. It'd do so much for the game.
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.
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 look at my jersey and see the NBA logo, I'm like, 'I didn't think I'd be here.'
My time is now.
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.
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.
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.
I would describe my style as off the wall. I like stuff that doesn't match. I just like to stand out.
I'm not a guy that's going to brag or feel like I'm better than the group.
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.
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 just got to let my teammates know in practice, without even telling them, that I don't think I'm ahead of anybody.
I'm an old-school type of guy.
I feel as though I've proved myself these last five years that I can be one of the top players in the league.
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.
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.
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.
I always want to win because I never want to sit out on the sidelines outside.
I like women's basketball.
I Tweeted Keri Hilson the other day and she actually wrote back! I was so excited.
When people are used to you doing something, they want you to stay in that lane.
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.
]on returning after a knee injury]You get a dunk first play of the game no matter how long you've been out that feels good, I felt good putting my jersey on, running out with the team. It felt normal again. I'm a basketball player, I love playing basketball, that's my favorite thing to do, so to feel like I'm a part of the team, feel like I'm a part of this energy that we have feels great.
[on trash talking during game 4 of the 2017 NBA finals]You can't take the emotion out of the game. We weren't coming to blows, we were just talking. That's a part of basketball. It's like the aura of the game created trash talk.

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