At 23 years old Oklahoma Thunder’s Kevin Durant still has a baby face so in this video of him when he was 17 he looks like an infant! Anyway, someone on the innerwebs dug up this video of Kevin at Seat Pleasant Recreational Center in MD. In the video, you can already see Kevin showing signs of that accessible and cautiously candid personality we in the media and blogophere are always praising him for.
The highlights of the video are Kevin talking about how he used to cry when his coach made him run hills for not playing well. There was an additional penalty (doubling the amount of times he had to run up and back) if his mom came and watched him do it. I guess coach was trying to make him a little more independent of her.
Toward the end of the video they talk about Kevin being affected by the age rule in the NBA and he gives his thoughts on it. Sidebar: later, in his 35th hour series, he credits his one year in college with allowing him to come into his own away from his family.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant has inspired a song parody based on the Carly Rae Jepsen hit "Call Me Maybe". From the creator of the Maroon 5 parody and viral video sensation "Beard Like Harden", Chris Castor proves he's no one-hit wonder by capitalizes on the Thunder's playoff run and the "Call Me Maybe" video craze at the same time...
The world is their oyster. The possibilities for Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder seem limitless, without a single key player older than 28 years old on their current NBA Finals roster. It is not uncommon to see stories about the Thunder that begin with phrases like, "in the first of what will undoubtedly be many NBA Finals games in his career, Kevin...
The Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder are set to square off in what is one of the most anticipated NBA Finals in quite some time. Some of the biggest stars in the game will face off with the potential matchup of Kevin Durant and LeBron James taking center stage.
The Heat looked dead in the water in the Boston series, but played their way out of a 3-2 hole and earned some confidence...
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The NBA Finals tips of Tuesday night as the Miami Heat travel to Oklahoma City to take on the Thunder.
The series features plenty of young star power on two teams that beat older, more experienced teams in the Conference Finals.
Kevin Durant and LeBron James bring mega-star power to the NBA FInals. (Image via ThatsEnuff.com)
How They Got Here
Even thought the Heat and Thunder are...
If the Oklahoma City Thunder are to have a chance in the NBA Finals, theyll need to slow down LeBron James.
If the Miami Heat hope to have a shot, theyll have to try to contain Kevin Durant.
Best wishes to them, too.
If the Heats Dwyane Wade or Thunders Russell Westbrook go nuts well, were not really telling you anything you dont know.
What makes these Finals so interesting...
Those who witnessed game one of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, watched as a team evolved and matured before their eyes, from a squad that played tentatively during the first 12 minutes of action, to a team that dominated both ends of the court during the final period, leading to their winning the contest. Perhaps, the Oklahoma City Thunder were a bit overcome with the size of...
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