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Thunder Look Forward For Opportunity To Re-Sign Kevin Durant In 2016

Kevin Durant candidly discussed his present and future with the Oklahoma City Thunder, making it clear that he is pleased with the franchise's direction and likes his situation. "We'll keep dancing around (the topic), and by the time it comes it's going to be even more awkward than it was, so it's not a surprise (that people ask him about it) because everybody...
Via RealGM
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Recharged Durant ready for new season

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Kevin Durant made the tough decision to withdraw from Team USA before the FIBA World Cup. Now, the Oklahoma City Thunder hope to benefit from having a rested superstar. Durant led the league in minutes last season on his way to winning the MVP award. After the season, while some players lost weight or worked on specific areas of their games, Durant focused on...
Via AP on Fox
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Kevin Durant has had 4-year olds asking him about joining Wizards

AP Image While still a year away, there’s already a lot of talk about whether Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Kevin Durant will do a “LeBron” and return to his hometown team of the Washington Wizards.  Apparently Durant has been getting questions from four-year old kids about whether he’s going to go to the Wizards in 2015. It’s one of those things where it would definitely...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant squashes beef with Lil B (or so he says)

Kevin Durant… really good at feuding with rappers. Kevin Durant… good enough at ending feuds with rappers? The Thunder’s future might just depend on it. Durant got into it with The Game earlier this summer, but they put the issue to bed. That left Durant’s beef with Lil B. The Thunder star criticized Lil B’s music, and in turn, Lil B cursed Durant to never win a title...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nike throws Durant a Redskins-themed birthday party

On Monday, Kevin Durant will be turning 26, but Nike decided to throw him an early birthday party. Earlier this month, Durant signed a new contract with Nike that is worth about 300 million dollars. At the party, Durant had a cake with the Oklahoma City Thunder’s basketball court, one of his signature shoes, and a Redskins jersey with his name and number on it. Kevin Durant was...
Via DC Sports-Kings
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike Throws Kevin Durant A Redskins-Themed Birthday Party (Photo)

Nike was able to survive Under Armour’s attempt to steal Kevin Durant away, and they thanked ‘the baddest,’ ballplayer on the planet by throwing him an early Redskins-themed birthday party. Durant won’t turn 26 until this coming Monday, but that didn’t stop them from going all out for Durant at the company’s Beaverton, Ore., campus last weekend. The D.C. native’s birthday bash...
Via Thacover2
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant reaches megadeal to stay with Nike

Darren Rovell and is reporting that Nike believes they will be able to keep Kevin Durant in tow after Nike has countered Under Armour’s offer. Looks like they will keep Kevin Durant. Story coming from @ESPNSteinLine and I. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 31, 2014 According to the report, Nike officials told Durant and his team at Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports...
Via Thacover2
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Writers discuss Kevin Durant's Under Armour vs. Nike choice

$265 million. $285 million. Two dollar amounts that represent the range that Under Armour is willing to pay as it tries to acquire the 2014 NBA MVP  in Kevin Durant as its pitchman. This sponsorship deal could prove to be one of the largest ever signed, and it would give the Maryland-based company an in-state export to lay […] The post Under Armour Vs. Nike: 11 Of Your Favorite...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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