Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (GSW) “KDkd 

(Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)
(Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)


GSW Forward: 6’9 (yeah, right), 240 lbs; 11th year, Texas 

NBA Role: all-world superstar DIFF. BREED

An ‘NBA 2K Miracle on Ice’, the 73-win-seconds-away-from-going-back-to-back Golden State Warriors landed 30 points/night superstar Kevin Durant w/ a few years left of his prime; the easiest scorer in the league, KD is utterly unstoppable and is just as revolutionary a talent as LeBron James (CLE) or Stephen Curry; you could craft a thesis on KD’s offensive game: one of the first new wave forwards, Durant epitomizes the contemporary era of do-it-all stars entering the league – at 6’9 (um, 6’11), KD handles better than most guards, has one of the most accurate/coldest-looking jumpers around; hates the Slim Reaper nickname but Durant will snatch your soul from anywhere on the floor; can drop 30 in his sleep but also boasts a very well-rounded arsenal as a passer and playmaker; finally got over the hump in 2017 – KD’s on a mission to win

Signature Slam: one-handed tomahawk

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 93


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Career: 27.2 points/game, 7.2 rebounds/game, 3.8 assists/game, 49% FG

2x Olympic Gold Medalist (’12, ’16)

NBA MVP (2014)

8x All-Star (Last: 2017) starstarstarstarstarstarstarstar

5x All-NBA 1st Team (Last: 2014)

4x Scoring Champ (Last: 2014)

50-40-90 club member (2013 inductee)

More on “KD”

  • “Match Point” – Game 6 clincher – Durant’s final postseason series victory in OKC (via FreeDawkins; May 2016):