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Kevin Durant Looks for Nike to Match Under Armour Deal

  Kevin Durant was recently offered a pretty sweet deal from Under Armour. According to reports, Kevin Durant’s reps have reached out to Nike for them to match Under Armour’s deal. Under Armour offered a deal that’s worth up to $285M as well as equity in the company. According to Darren Rovell, Roc Nation Sports is spearheading the deal: Kevin Durant’s representation,...
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Report: Under Armour offers Kevin Durant monster deal; Nike has right to match

After much speculation it appears the bidding for Kevin Durant’s shoe endorsement has taken an official step. According to’s Darren Rovell, Durant’s agency, Roc Nation Sports, has notified Nike of Under Armour’s offer: “Kevin Durant’s representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265...
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Sources: Durant offer by UA at least $265M

Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told The deal includes Under Armour stock and other incentives, such a community center built in his mother's name, whose exact worth will not be known for some time. Nike...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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The changing Kevin Durant

The marketing campaign around Kevin Durant the last few seasons has been around his niceness or lack thereof. Durant has always been a baby face. A mild-mannered, humble guy who is a lethal assassin with a basketball court without all the show-boaty, teammate-ruining glory of some of the other superstars player. He was a superstar without an ego, in so many ways it seems. Certainly...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Jay Z Being Blamed For Kevin Durant Quitting Team USA

Jay Z is taking a lot of hits in his personal life, and he’s now reportedly under attack because of his tactics as a sports agent. Shawn Carter and his Roc Nation Sports represent Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. Sheridan Hoops is reporting that there are some who feel Jay Z  is to blame for Durant having a change of heart. “It’s like Jay-Z is determined to do a...
Via Thacover2
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Jay-Z to blame for Kevin Durant quitting Team USA?

Kevin Durant pulled out of Team USA two weeks ago much to the shock of USA Basketball coaches, players and executives. Durant cited mental and physical fatigue as his reason for quitting the team during the middle of training camp, only weeks away from the start of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. “After going through […]
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Kevin Durant stars in Foot Locker commercial for Nike’s Be The Baddest campaign

As you probably know by now, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is a pretty unstoppable force on the basketball court and the folks over at Nike-Foot Locker would like you to know that. Earlier today, Foot Locker released the latest commercial for Nike’s “Be The Baddest” campaign which has Durant giving a voice over for it. You can check out the full commercial below and...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Kevin Durant Meets With Under Armour

Kevin Durant finally had his huge meeting with Under Armour according to Darren Rovell. Can confirm that Kevin Durant was at Under Armour HQ today to hear their pitch. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 13, 2014 Durant of course has reportedly been offered a 10-year,$325 million deal to leave Nike.
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Raptors fined $25K after Drake recruits Durant at concert

Drake has to remember he is part of the Raptors organization now, so he can’t be tampering with potential future free agents. In the video above you see Drake trying to convince Kevin Durant that Toronto is a place he should consider. According to ESPN, when the NBA saw the video they fined the Raptors $25k. Drake should just stick to trying to recruit Skylar Diggins, since her...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant issues statement, withdraws from FIBA World Cup

News is breaking on Thursday that Oklahoma City Thunder forward and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has withdrawn from Team USA’s FIBA World Cup team. Apparently Durant contacted head coach Mike Krzyzewski Thursday afternoon and told him he was physically and mentally drained from the season and needed a break. The 25-year-old was one of the cornerstones of the team and will leave...
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