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Dan Snyder gave Kevin Durant a game ball after last week’s win

Washington football team owner Dan Snyder gave NBA star Kevin Durant a game ball after last week’s win over the Jaguars. Durant is a Washington D.C. native and some people believe he’ll end up leaving the Thunder next offseason to sign with the Wizards. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading......
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

And the game ball goes to….Kevin Durant

It is hard to find as big of a Redskins fan as Oklahoma City Thunder and Maryland native Kevin Durant. After Sunday’s thrilling 41-7 win over the Jaguars, Dan Snyder himself sent a personalized game ball to the basketball player. It didn’t take long before the NBA MVP took to Instagram to display his new football that he can place beside his RGIII jersey and newly obtained Trent...
Via DC Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant has awesome Washington Nationals personalized jersey

For many sports fans, they get personalized jerseys to show off their fandom for their favorite teams and many NBA players have some great ones. Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant who grew up in the Washington D.C. area got a pretty nice personalized for the Major League Baseball team in the area, the Washington Nationals. Check out KD’s personalized jersey in the below photo...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Karl Malone Advises Kevin Durant After Bad Games

In budding friendships that no one knew existed, we have Karl “The Mailman” Malone, and OKC Thunder star SF Kevin Durant. In a recent interview with Esquire Magazine, Durant explains that Karl Malone has been a sort of mentor to him, and calls him after bad games. “I’ve gotten close with Karl Malone, who’s called me numerous times when he can see on TV that I’m struggling...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant says Allen Iverson was 'pound for pound the best'

Kevin Durant recently stated on his Instagram that pound for pound Allen Iverson is the greatest player of all time: Chuck too real. He changed the way we play ball. He changed the culture of ball. He is pound for pound the best. He paved the way. I can go on and on. But he’s a legend and I’m just walking the path he created.For starters, I have never liked these pound for pound...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant visits RG3 after ankle injury

Robert Griffin III didn't have a great day Sunday. The Redskins' quarterback went down with a dislocated left ankle in the first quarter and had to be carted off the field. (Teammate DeSean Jackson also left the game with injuries). But one of the NBA's leading men was there to comfort the star after the heartbreaking blow. Washington D.C. native and dedicated Redskins...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Is Kevin Durant’s homecoming inevitable?

LeBron James made one thing abundantly clear during this offseason. He was coming home. When he announced via a letter in Sports Illustrated that he planned on returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers team he had publicly spurned four years earlier to form a power trio with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami, Cavs fans that had once burned his jersey rejoiced. It was a crazy turnaround...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder top ten best plays from 2013-14 season

The Oklahoma City Thunder had yet another outstanding season. Kevin Durant won his first Most Valuable Player award, Russell Westbrook continued to shine despite having early injuries, and Serge Ibaka has become a force defensively. And the NBA has put out a Top 10 highlight reel of the team from Oklahoma City. Go check the vid: Hopefully, they’ll even have a better year next...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant attended Apple’s iPhone 6 keynote event

Earlier today, Apple held a special event to celebrate the reveal of their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus and one notable NBA player happened to be at the event. Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant posted the below photo on Instagram which shows him taking a front row photo of Apple’s Tim Cook revealing the device at the event: Wow. One of the best experiences of my life Hopefully...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Signs Frozen Yogurt Endorsement Deal

Kevin Durant has signed an endorsement deal with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt in which he now owns a minority stake. Durant will receive an ownership interest in Orange Leaf in exchange for his work to promote the frozen yogurt brand through community service partnerships, including the development of a program that will help under-served kids and communities, Orange Leaf said. Orange...
Via RealGM
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Rumors: KD Could Be Pursued By A Third Of NBA Teams

The competition for LeBron is over. Let the battle for KD begin — Mandatory Credit: USATSI Think your team has a shot to sign Kevin Durant in 2016? Think your team can make him the former forward of the Oklahoma City Thunder? Sorry, so does everyone else. Basketball Insiders Yannis Koutroupis thinks that more than a third of NBA teams will pursue the superstar: By the time 2016...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Signs Another Huge Deal

Tweet   OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Thunder forward Kevin Durant said Thursday that he has signed a partnership deal with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Durant will own an undisclosed percentage of the company, his first such partnership since he joined the Roc Nation agency founded by Jay-Z last year. Orange Leaf, based in Oklahoma City, has 321 stores in 40 states, four in Australia and...
Via Los That Sports Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant signs another deal, this time with frozen yogurt company

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thunder forward Kevin Durant has signed a deal with Oklahoma City-based Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Durant also will own an undisclosed percentage of the company, his first such partnership since he joined the Roc Nation agency founded by Jay-Z last year. Orange Leaf has 321 stores in 40 states, four in Australia and 69 under construction. It's been busy summer...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant’s Best Stretch of MVP Season

Kevin Durant had an unbelievable 2013-14 season. He has the hardware to prove it. The 25-year-old (scary, I know) forward was awarded the MVP after leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to 59 wins in the loaded Western Conference while averaging 32 points per game along with 7.4 rebounds and 5.5 assists. He was the best […] Oklahoma City Thunder: Kevin Durant’s Best Stretch of MVP...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: Lakers To Enter Kevin Durant Sweepstakes?

Could Kobe Bryant (right) be playing with Kevin Durant (left, 35) in 2016? – Mandatory Credit: Getty Images via CBS Sports The Los Angeles Lakers are in reconstruction mode, despite still having Kobe Bryant rostered. Although L.A. missed out on snatching up Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James this past summer, general manager Mitch Kupchak has set the organization up to add multiple...
Via The Sports Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James congratulates Kevin Durant on Nike deal over Twitter

In case you missed it, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant signed a brand-new deal with Nike that will extend his contract with them until the year of 2024. As you might figure, Durant was excited to stay with Nike and posted the below tweet to confirm the deal: Excited and humbled to sign back with the swoosh! — Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 1, 2014 Meanwhile, LeBron...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunders’ Kevin Durant Agrees To $300 million Nike Deal; Roc Nation Shines

Sometimes it helps to have early entry into a market. Likely because Nike has been the big dog in the shoe market for years, Kevin Durant likes the company. He signed with them for less money last time around, via Pro Basketball Talk. This time, he didn’t have to settle for less. He’s sticking with Nike and he’s getting more than he could have with Under Armour. He agreed...
Via The Sports Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nike locks up Kevin Durant after countering Under Armour's offer

Despite a gallant effort from Under Armour, Oklahoma City Thunder and Seat Pleasant, Maryland native Kevin Durant will be staying with Nike after the No. 1 shoe company countered Under Armour massive offer. Kevin Durant has now officially signed with Nike. Deal runs through start of 2024 season. — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) August 31, 2014 Excited and humbled to sign back with...
Via KCM Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Agrees To $285 Million Deal With Nike

Kevin Durant will reportedly spurn Under Armour and remain with Nike after agreeing to a 10-year, $285 million deal. While the exact Nike offer for Durant isn’t known, sources told ESPN that Durant should make more — in base and royalties — than the Thunder will pay him over the next two seasons ($41.2 million). That’s why fans in Oklahoma City were nervous about a possible...
Via Thacover2
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Durant reaches megadeal to stay with Nike

Darren Rovell and ESPN.com 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
22 days ago  |  Discuss

KD’s Latest Instagram Photo Hinting at Under Armour Signing?

After reportedly giving Nike a deadline of Wednesday to match Under Armour’s massive offer to him, there is still no word after a few days of what sports brand Kevin Durant will sign with. Could his latest photo to Instagram be a hint? Take a look: Ridin with my homies cuz my homies understand me It’s not much, but it’s just enough. If you look closely, you can see the dude...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kevin Durant Deal Too Big For Under Armor’s Shoes?

  Nike could match Under Armor’s deal, but should they? — Mandatory Image: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey Under Armor has less than a one percent market share in the basketball shoe market yet it will spend an estimated 10 percent of its marketing budget on a 10-year, $250 million sponsorship deal with Kevin Durant. A deal of this size is unprecedented. According to USA Today, it would...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Weighs Future With OKC

There’s another decision looming at the end of the 2016 season which could change the landscape of the NBA even more than when LeBron took his talents to South Beach or when Darrell Arthur exercised his player option with Denver in 2012. By the time Kevin Durant hits free agency, it’s possible he’ll be a 3-time MVP and maybe a 6 time scoring champ. Those trophies are a nice...
Via The Sports Bank
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant prefers O'Neal's 'Kazaam' over his own 'Thunderstruck' movie

While some would say there are no winners in the debate whether "Kazaam" or "Thunderstruck," both starring NBA greats of their era, is a better movie; one of the stars, Kevin Durant, isn't afraid to answer the question. In a move to perhaps be humble, Durant said he prefers the 1996 classic, "Kazaam," which stars former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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