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Kevin Durant ready for first game action since February

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- As Kevin Durant prepares to play his first NBA game in eight months, the Oklahoma City star says it feels like his absence has been a lot longer than that. Durant will play in the Thunder's preseason opener in Minnesota on Wednesday night. He spoke to reporters after the team's morning shootaround and says that "it seems like it was years ago." Durant missed 55...
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Monty Williams Building Strong Connection With Kevin Durant

Monty Williams has already made a strong connection with Kevin Durant in his first season as an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Williams has reportedly "penetrated Durant's circumspect venner." "When he talks to Monty," the person said, "he's like a little kid talking to his father. He stares at him, listens to every word he says." Durant has also appeared to be engaged...
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Stephen A. Smith threatens Kevin Durant on 'First Take'

Go ahead and mark October 5th, 2015 as the date ESPN officially turned into WWE. For all of the insanity that First Take has produced over the years, the following is maybe the most surreal moment from the worst sports show of all-time. Stephen A. Smith and Kevin Durant have been feuding in the last few days.  To catch you up, it started when SAS reported that Durant was considering...
Via Awful Announcing
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Stephen A. Smith fires back at Kevin Durant on ESPN’s ‘First Take’

Apparently, Stephen A. Smith didn’t take too kindly to Kevin Durant calling him a liar last Friday. Smith had reported Durant was targeting the Los Angeles Lakers as his top free agent destination when he inevitably becomes available following the 2015-16 NBA season. That, Durant said, was a flat-out lie. Kevin Durant on the Lakers rumors: "I don't talk to Stephen A Smith at all...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Denies He’s Interested In Lakers, Calls Steven A. Smith A Liar

Kevin Durant will be a free agent after the 2015-16 season. Yes, we all know that is big news, and it’s going to drive debates and discussions for the entire year. But Durant is not even close to thinking about that right now — apparently. ESPN’s Steven A. Smith had reported that Durant was considering the Los Angeles Lakers should he decide to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant calls Lakers free agency rumors a lie

The impending free agency of Kevin Durant took an intriguing turn when ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar considers the Los Angeles Lakers a top destination. However, according to Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman, Durant said the rumors Smith shared are a lie. Kevin Durant on the Lakers rumors: "I don't talk to Stephen A Smith at all. No one in...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant leaning toward Lakers if he leaves OKC

    Kevin Durant has gone on the record as saying he would like to spend his entire career with the Oklahoma City Thunder, but is there a chance he could replace one of the greatest players of all time if he decides to leave? On ESPN’s “First Take” Tuesday morning, Stephen A. Smith said that sources have told him Durant’s preferred landing spot is the Los Angeles Lakers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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John Wall planning to recruit Kevin Durant to Wizards

    The NBA season is still a month away from tipping off, but for many, the attention is already on the mythical summer of 2016 when four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant becomes an unrestricted free agent. One player who is ready to focus all of his efforts on the Durant’s recruiting trail is All-Star point guard John Wall, whose Washington Wizards are considered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant is at today’s Texas-Oklahoma State game

Texas is 1-2 so far this season and could really use a victory over No. 24 Oklahoma State today at home. One Longhorn who is at the game and hoping for a win is NBA superstar Kevin Durant.  The Oklahoma City Thunder star, who excelled in his lone season in Austin before embarking on his professional career, is on the sideline this afternoon.  Kevin Durant in the house for today...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Atop Kevin Durant’s Wish List for 2016 Season

It’s no secret that free agency will be a frenzied affair in 2016 with teams chomping at the bit to sign Kevin Durant. Over the past year or so, we’ve heard rumors that both the Miami Heat and Washington Wizards would be KD’s top choices if things don’t work out in Oklahoma City. It seems that the rumor mill isn’t slowing down anytime soon. As of yesterday, ESPN’s...
Via Heat Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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