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Kevin Durant talks surgery, Russell Westbrook & more

NBA MVP Kevin Durant is out for the start of the season following foot surgery. This is the first time in his career that Durant has suffered an injury. KD held a mini press conference Tuesday to discuss his outlook, rehab and of course, Russell Westbrook. “It’s definitely a different experience for me,” Durant said Tuesday. “I’ve never been injured before, but the Thunder’s...
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Kevin Durant Won’t Rush Rehab; Eyes December Return

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant said in a Tuesday press conference, he plans to be patient with his broken right foot. “I’m not going to rush it all. That’s the one thing I don’t want to do,” the reigning NBA MVP said. “I’m sure I’ll feel better in two or three weeks, but definitely don’t want to rush it and wind up hurting it even more…hopefully by...
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Picture him rollin': Kevin Durant wheels into press conference on scooter (video)

Kevin Durant met with the media on Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery to treat a fracture in his right foot. Despite the severity of the injury, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar had an air of optimism about him, almost creating the impression that he’s already rolling along in his recovery progress …...Read More The post Picture him rollin': Kevin Durant...
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Kevin Durant launching signature underwear collection

Kevin Durant is expanding his apparel empire and stepping into the underwear game. The NBA MVP recently signed an endorsement deal with action sports accessory brand Neff, according to The Associated Press. Neff founder Shaun Neff told the AP that Durant will launch a signature underwear line with the company in time for next year’s back-to-school crowd. ”We just thought that...
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Kevin Durant won’t rush return, says injury is ‘a win-win’

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant spoke to the media Tuesday for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a Jones fracture in his right foot. “It’s definitely a different experience for me,” Durant said, via “I’ve never been injured before, but the Thunder’s been great to get me to the best surgeon, and rehab has been going well so far. Everything...
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Kevin Durant rolled up to press conference on a scooter

Kevin Durant just had surgery on his gimpy foot. He mentioned that he had never been injured before and that it felt different. And he gets to roll around on a scooter! Here’s Durant on his new toy: And Durant said this during his press conference (via NBC): “I feel like Nick Saban, just rolling around on my scooter court to court,” Durant said of his role with the Thunder...
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NBA stars want max contract abolished

In 1997, Michael Jordan signed a mega contract. Sure, it was only two years, but a two-year $63.3 million contract paid Jordan more in one year than he had made with the Bulls his previous nine seasons in the NBA combined. This was a monster contract now, and it was a monster contract at the time. When it ended, there would be no other contract like it at the time. Jordan’s mega...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Kevin Durant out six to eight weeks with foot injury

Kevin Durant’s 2014-15 season is already off to a rough start. The Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday morning that the reigning MVP will miss 6 to 8 weeks after he was diagnosed with a Jones fracture in his right foot that will require surgery. According to the statement released by general manager Sam Presti, Durant complained of pain his foot after practice Saturday. Presti...
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Kevin Durant filming his own HBO special, 'The Offseason'

Fresh off winning his first-ever MVP, Kevin Durant is following LeBron James into the world of premium cable. After James’ Starz series Survivor’s Remorse premiered on Saturday, it looks like Durant is getting a show of his own. HBO says the network and @KDTrey5 are teaming up for a reality special called The Offseason: Kevin Durant. Debuts Nov. 4. — Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch...
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Durant rips max contracts, says top players are underpaid

The NBA's new 9-year, $24 billion television deal will almost triple the league's revenue. But players feel they're not getting a fair slice of the pie after the recent revenue increase. LeBron James and Deron Williams recently weighed in on Monday, and now Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant shared their thoughts on Tuesday. Durant specifically ripped max contracts, and...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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