KEVIN DURANT RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kevin Durant has interesting reason for lying about height

Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant wants to be labeled a small forward. He wants to be labeled a small forward so badly that he’s willing to lie about his height. Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal quoted Durant, who’s listed at 6-foot-9 but is actually 6-foot-11, discussing why he shorts himself those two inches. “For me, when I’m talking to women...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant talks about getting name-dropped on Drake's album

“Views” is the fourth studio album released by Canadian rapper Drake. It was released April 29 and has 20 songs, including “Weston Road Flows” which mentions the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant in the lyrics. A lot of people just hit me up when my name is mentioned. Shout out to KD we relate we get the same attention. It’s rainin’ money, Oklahoma City Thunder...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Johnson: Lakers should go after LeBron, Durant

The Los Angeles Lakers are in desperate need of a superstar after yet another disappointing season ended with Kobe Bryant retiring. Heading into a pivotal summer, Magic Johnson wants to see his former team aim as high as possible. How high? LeBron James and Kevin Durant high. On Monday morning, Johnson said the Lakers should make Durant their top priority this offseason. He would...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Timeless Tim: NBA star says Spurs' Duncan could play until he's 90

With the Oklahoma City Thunder set to kick off their second-round playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs, Kevin Durant is well aware of the challenge of going up against a guy who probably sleeps in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber over the summer. Ahead of Saturday’s series opener, the seven-time All-Star expressed his deep admiration for the ageless wonder known as Timothy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics believe Kevin Durant will visit in free agency

The Boston Celtics’ season ended on a bittersweet note Thursday. But before Celtics fans start feeling too down, here’s a friendly reminder: The fun begins now. With Boston’s season officially over after the Atlanta Hawks eliminated them in the first round, the focus shifts to the offseason and the host of free agents that Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant on Mark Cuban: ‘He’s an idiot’

After the Oklahoma City Thunder were able to close out their first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, the team’s top players spoke to the media to discuss the series that was, among other hot topics. One of the most talked about topics had nothing to do with the five-game series that had just ended in a Thunder win. Instead, it was all about what Dallas...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Westbrook throws full-court pass to Durant for dunk

Russell Westbrook takes the ball out of bounds and launches a bomb to Kevin Durant, who finishes with a reverse dunk…. RUSS to KD https://t.co/LEyLljOp8i — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 26, 2016 Long pass from Westbrook to Durant for the reverse on TNT! #NBARapidReplay #THUNDERvMAVS https://t.co/Q3nKvH44Rp — NBA (@NBA) April 26, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mejri calls out Durant for targeting rookie players

Tempers continue to flare in the series between the Dallas Mavericks and the Oklahoma City Thunder, with Salah Mejri the latest to jump into the fray. The Mavericks rookie big man called out Kevin Durant in the wake of Durant's hit on Justin Anderson, and he did not hold back in his criticism, accusing Durant of only going after rookies. Had a one-on-one chat with Mejri, who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant ‘pissed’ he has become a forgotten superstar

When Kevin Durant was experiencing foot problems last season, there was a lot of talk about how he might end up like Bill Walton, Greg Oden, Yao Ming and several other tall players who were never the same after similar injuries. How did Durant respond? By appearing in 72 games this season and averaging 28.2 points, 5.0 assists and 8.2 rebounds per game. A year ago at this time,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Spurs can afford Kevin Durant

I suppose I should start by mentioning that technically, every team except Cleveland and the Clippers will open this summer with cap space. Durant or not, the Spurs will enter this summer around $3 million below the projected $90 million salary cap. However, the moves they’d need to make to clear out max space are relatively benign, and that’s relevant because umm… potential...
Via The Sports Post
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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