Kevin Durant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Durant: Antetokounmpo's ceiling is 'best player to ever play'

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant's fandom of Giannis Antetokounmpo has been well-documented over the past year, and the reigning NBA Finals MVP heaped more praise on the Milwaukee Bucks stud Friday. In a Q&A video posted to his YouTube page, Durant said Antetokounmpo is his favorite player to watch and..." October 14

  • Russell Westbrook appears to take shot at Kevin Duran with 'adopt a cat' shirt

    Sporting News "Did Russell Westbrook take a subtle shot at Kevin Durant with his outfit choice on Sunday? NBA fans think so. Following the Thunder's win over Melbourne United, Westbrook spoke to reporters while wearing an “adopt a cat” shirt. NBA fans were quick to point out Durant's third-person tweets..." October 09

  • Kevin Durant wants a slice, invests in pizza company Pieology

    Bleacher Report "Kevin Durant is officially in the pizza business. On Sunday, Darren Rovell of ESPN.com reported Durant's company, the Durant Co., invested in the pizza chain Pieology. According to Rovell, the Durant Co. will own a stake in Pieology as well as some of its franchises. "I went to a one of them..." October 09

  • Did Russell Westbrook troll Kevin Durant on his birthday with new contract?

    Yardbarker "There was a lot of talk about whether or not Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook would sign his extension to remain with the team going forward. Rumors of him sticking around for a year and then jumping ship to Los Angeles were circulating, as some tried to predict what next summer’s..." September 29

  • Kelly Oubre, Jr. on insults from fans and how he can see why Kevin Durant made a fake Twitter account

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Warriors star Kevin Durant had seen and heard enough before deciding to create a fake Twitter account and fire back at his social media haters. Durant is a unique case given his status as one of the league's most recognizable stars and a guy who took a lot of heat for being a frontrunner for..." September 28

  • Nick Young had amazing reply when asked what he'd do at end of game with Steph, KD open

    USA Today "Nick Young, also known as Swaggy P, is with the Golden State Warriors, which means there are many other fantastic 3-point shooters on his team now. While head coach Steve Kerr said that he wants Young to “let it fly every time he’s open,” the former Lakers guard may not take as many deep shots as..." September 27

  • Billy Donovan responds to Kevin Durant’s critical tweets about him

    Larry Brown Sports "Billy Donovan is taking the high road in reply to Kevin Durant’s Twitter shade. Speaking at Media Day on Monday, the Oklahoma City Thunder head coach was asked about Durant’s recent tweets criticizing him. “We did communicate,” replied Donovan, per Royce Young of ESPN. “I enjoyed my time..." September 26

  • For Kevin Durant, troll season ends now

    ESPN "This summer should have been a victory lap for Kevin Durant after his sublime NBA Finals. Validation after proving himself on the biggest stage in basketball. A continuation of that magical night in late June when the Golden State Warriors clinched at home and the basketball world hailed him as..." September 23

  • Draymond Green had no sympathy for Kevin Durant over Twitter shenanigans

    Sporting News "When it comes to social media mishaps, Draymond Green had it a lot worse than Kevin Durant, so he had no sympathy for his Warriors teammate's recent Twitter woes. Durant admitted earlier this week he had created fake Twitter accounts to defend himself online after getting caught posting about..." September 22

  • Thunder GM Sam Presti praises Kevin Durant in wake of tweets

    ESPN "In the wake of Kevin Durant's deleted tweets that slammed his former team and coach, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti responded on Friday by taking the high road and praising Durant's time in Oklahoma City. "I think the only thing I can say to that is just to be consistent with..." September 22

  • Stephen Jackson rips Kevin Durant for having fake social media account

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant claims he did not intend to use a fake social media account when he criticized Billy Donovan and the Oklahoma City Thunder over the weekend, but you can count former NBA player Stephen Jackson among the many who do not believe the Finals MVP. During Wednesday’s edition of “The..." September 21

  • Warriors players and team officials perplexed by Kevin Durant’s offseason

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant’s bizarre summer has his Golden State Warriors just as confused as the rest of us. According to a report by Chris Mannix of The Vertical on Wednesday, many within the Warriors are bewildered by the strange offseason Durant has had. Per Mannix: Many in Golden State, team..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant Explains on YouTube That Because He Slides in DMs & Has Acne He is Just Like Us

    Black Sports Online "Kevin Durant is going through something. I am not exactly sure what, but it is something. I’d recommend seeing a psychiatrist, it might help. One would think winning a championship would eliminate a lot of the things he felt about life, but if anything it has seemed to intensify. Maybe he..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant Hit ‘Rock Bottom’ After Leaving OKC

    SLAM Online "Kevin Durant was an emotional wreck after deciding to leave OKC behind and take his talents to Northern California last summer. KD says he was taken aback by the intensity of the backlash to him joining the Warriors. Durant’s mind was eventually put at ease by integrating himself into Golden..." September 20

  • Enes Kanter counters Kevin Durant on Thunder organization, ‘those cats’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant – criticizing the Thunder organization in third-person tweets that seemingly were intended to come from an alternate account – wrote, “Kd can’t win a championship with those cats.” Of course, Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter piped up. The Durant-Russell Westbrook relationship..." September 20

  • How does the Thunder feel about Kevin Durant's comments?

    The Oklahoman "Andre Roberson didn't come to the Oklahoma State Fair expecting to answer questions about Kevin Durant. Neither did Patrick Patterson or Doug McDermott, two players who have no idea what it's like to suit up for an entire season with the former Thunder star. The world wanted an answer for..." September 20

  • Remorseful Kevin Durant feels terrible about Twitter incident: 'Disappointed in myself'

    USA Today "Kevin Durant owned it. Two days after his Twitter snafu seen ‘round the world, where the Golden State Warriors star used that third-person voice to be highly critical of his former Oklahoma City Thunder coach and teammates and had people wondering how this sort of thing could happen, the..." September 20

  • Kevin Durant cops to tweets, calls elements of them ‘childish’ and ‘idiotic’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant – tweeting in the third person, suggesting he forget to switch to a secret Twitter account – said he left the Thunder because he didn’t like the organization or playing for Billy Donovan and that Oklahoma City’s surrounding cast around himself and Russell Westbrook was lacking. Durant..." September 19

  • Social Media All-Star Joel Embiid Trolls KD Ghost Twitter Account

    Black Sports Online "Joel Embiid has had his share of bad fortune on the hardwood but he’s top five all-time when it comes to social media trolling. As the Twitter world dug deeper into KD’s rumored ghost account after the forward accidentally used his verified account to send out slanderous OKC tweets, Embiid did..." September 19

  • Kevin Durant Trashes Former Coach, Teammates On Twitter

    Deadspin "Thanks to the eagle eye of Twitter user @harrisonmc15, we get to enjoy these since-deleted tweets from Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant. Okay, so one of two things happened here. Either Durant was feeling particularly feisty and wanted to tweet at a hater in the third person, or, as..." September 18

  • Durant dismisses rift with Curry: Everyone's trying to 'break us up'

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant not-so-subtly took a jab at Under Armour and, by extension, his teammate Stephen Curry by saying earlier this summer that no one wants to play in Under Armours. It wasn't a direct shot aimed at his teammate from Durant, a marquee Nike athlete, but considering Curry is the brand's..." September 16

  • Durant: I support Jemele Hill 'for standing up for what she believes in'

    TMZ "Kevin Durant says he's 100% behind Jemele Hill "standing up for what she believes in" ... telling TMZ Sports he totally supports the embattled ESPN star. "I'm behind Jemele -- I support her," Durant told us outside Poppy in L.A. Donald Trump came at ESPN on Friday for Hill's "white..." September 15

  • Kevin Durant releases NBA Finals shoes

    Fanrag Sports "The shoes that Golden State Warriors star Kevin Durant wore during the 2017 NBA Finals hit the market on Tuesday. While finally capturing his first title as a professional, Durant was also selected as the 2017 NBA Finals MVP. What do we think NBA fans? Yay or nay? That’s right: Nike’s KD 10..." September 12

  • Stephen Curry on Kevin Durant shoe comment: 'I know for a fact' people want Under Armours

    ESPN "Stephen Curry responded to Kevin Durant taking shots at Under Armour, telling the Charlotte Observer that the teammates had a conversation and that the issue won't affect the Golden State Warriors' chemistry. Durant, a Nike spokesperson, told The Ringer on a podcast last month that "nobody..." September 11

  • Enes Kanter says teammate told him not to interact with Kevin Durant

    Fanrag Sports "For those still in Oklahoma City, the infamous departure of current Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant still serves as a very sore subject. However, this notion not only holds true with the Oklahoma City Thunder fan base, but also the team’s players — or so it appears at least. During a..." September 08

  • Nike to release Kevin Durant's 'Red Velvet' shoe Friday

    ESPN "Kevin Durant isn't running from the "cupcake" moniker backhandedly given to him by former teammate Russell Westbrook. Instead, he's embracing it. Nike announced the newest colorway of Durant's signature KD 10 shoe on Tuesday, a red and black flyknit shoe with a frosty white sole, dubbed the..." August 30

  • Kevin Durant: Nobody Wants To Play In Under Armours

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Durant criticized Under Armour during a podcast. Durant endorses Nike, but Stephen Curry is the lead endorser for Under Armour. "Nobody wants to play in Under Armours. I'm sorry. The top kids don't because they all play Nike," Durant said. " August 29

  • Kevin Durant: Sonics Fans ‘Deserved to See Me Grow Up in the League’

    SLAM Online "When asked if he’d consider returning to Seattle to finish off his NBA career, Kevin Durant didn’t exactly rule out the possibility. KD left the city after his rookie season when the franchise moved to OKC, and says Sonics fans were robbed of the chance to see him “grow up in the..." August 29

  • Kevin Durant’s favorite part of living in the Bay? Hint: It’s yummy

    San Jose Mercury News "Kevin Durant clearly enjoys the cuisine in the Bay Area. The Warriors star fielded questions from fans on The Bill Simmons Podcast posted Sunday night, and one fan wondered what KD’s favorite part of the Bay is (beside winning the NBA championship with Golden State). “It’s just the culture,..." August 29

  • Kevin Durant wonders who will be willing to sacrifice to win in Minnesota

    Pro Basketball Talk "No doubt, the Minnesota Timberwolves are now one of the most talented young teams in the NBA. Karl-Anthony Towns is the best young center in the game and a true franchise cornerstone. They added Jimmy Butler, an All-NBA player who is a force on both ends. They have Andrew Wiggins, who averaged..." August 28

  • Kevin Durant on Clippers' offseason shake-up: 'They needed some new energy'

    CBS Sports "It has been one of the wildest NBA offseasons in recent memory, and the Los Angeles Clippers are a big reason why. They made a number of big moves, including sending Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets for Patrick Beverley and a number of other pieces, acquiring Danilo Gallinari in a three-team..." August 27

  • Durant shocked by OKC trade for George: 'Indiana just gave him away'

    CBS Sports "Lots of teams were in on the Paul George sweepstakes this summer: Cleveland, Boston, the Lakers ... but in the end it was the Oklahoma City Thunder coming out of nowhere to trade for the four-time All-Star. Even more surprising than the team that got him was the package that they sent to the..." August 27

  • Kevin Durant: I love ScarJo, would still ‘drink her bath water’

    New York Post "Watch out, Colin Jost. Kevin Durant is ready to make a move on Scarlett Johansson. As a guest Thursday on “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” the NBA Finals MVP was asked about a bizarre tweet from 2011, in which he makes an odd pledge of love to the “Ghost in the Shell” beauty. “I hope she was..." August 26

  • Kevin Durant says he and Russell Westbrook are still friends, they just don’t talk

    San Jose Mercury News "Kevin Durant recently reiterated his respect for Russell Westbrook in a way that might intrigue NBA fans. Much has been made of the former Thunder teammates’ relationship since KD left for Golden State and, on The Bill Simmons Podcast that posted Thursday, the Warriors star rejected the idea..." August 25

  • Durant: Irving 'showed a lot of courage' forcing trade from Cavs

    Sporting News "Kevin Durant said he knows exactly why Kyrie Irving wanted to leave LeBron James and the Cavaliers. The four-time All-Star point guard was dealt to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets' first-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft Tuesday evening. Durant,..." August 25

  • Durant fires back after being called out by Britt McHenry

    Larry Brown Sports "Britt McHenry does not agree with Kevin Durant’s decision to skip the Golden State Warriors’ upcoming trip to the White House, but Durant clearly doesn’t care what the former ESPN reporter has to say. Earlier this week, Durant revealed that he will not visit the White Houst with his team..." August 18

  • Okla. teacher’s handout: Be more like MJ, not Kevin Durant

    Sportress of Blogitude "A teacher in Tulsa, Okla., clearly is still holding a serious grudge against Kevin Durant over his decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder ahead of the 2016-17 NBA season. How do we know? Said teacher issued a handout to students imploring them to be more like Michael Jordan instead of..." August 18

  • Kevin Durant calls Cavs situation 'just a regular NBA problem'

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant isn't surprised by the developments of Kyrie Irving wanting out of Cleveland, and out of the shadows of LeBron James. Trade requests occur routinely behind the scenes without anyone knowing, Durant said. "It's just a regular NBA problem, right? A..." August 18

  • Kevin Durant Says He Won't Visit White House

    ESPN "Kevin Durant says he will not visit President Donald Trump at the White House if the NBA champion Golden State Warriors are invited. "Nah, I won't do that," said Durant, the 2017 NBA Finals MVP. "I don't respect who's in office right now." Durant spoke to ESPN on Thursday as his hometown of..." August 17

  • Kevin Durant on Trump: 'We Don't F*ck With Him'

    TMZ "Kevin Durant is standing next to LeBron James in his opposition of President Donald Trump -- saying, "We don't f*ck with him." KD made the statement during the "Kevin Durant Day" parade in Prince George's County, Maryland -- which is about a 30 minute drive from the White House. With..." August 17

  • Kevin Durant rules out possibility of ever playing for Knicks

    Clutch Points "Finals MVP Kevin Durant has been making the most of his offseason, not only staying in sunny L.A., but traveling to India, and most recently to New York City to a charity function. The Washington D.C. native inaugurated a court in the East Side of the so called Mecca of basketball, giving back..." August 16

  • Durant apologizes for comments about India that 'were taken out of context'

    Fox News Sports "Pro basketball superstar Kevin Durant tweeted an apology Friday after making comments critical of India during an interview with sports website the Athletic. Durant, a member of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors, traveled to India recently, where he apparently experienced some culture..." August 12

  • Kevin Durant: Playing Against Russ, PG, Adams ‘Is Going To Suck’

    SLAM Online "Warriors star Kevin Durant is not looking forward to playing against the Thunder’s Big Three of Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Steven Adams next season. In an interview with The Athletic, Durant said that facing OKC “is going to suck” for every team in the NBA, including his Warriors:..." August 11

  • Durant rationalizes paycut: 'My money ... I can do what the hell I want with it'

    CSN Bay Area "The Finals MVP has spoken. Kevin Durant, in an interview with Anthony Slater of the Athletic, made his first public comments addressing the criticism revolving around his new deal that will see him suit up for the Golden State Warriors for about $10 million below the max. And he made it very..." August 10

  • 'Kevin Durant Oklahoma Doesn't Hate You!!' ... Says Senator

    TMZ "Dear Kevin Durant, Not everyone in Oklahoma hates your guts. In fact, one of the most powerful people in the state is welcoming you back with open arms ... Senator Jim Inhofe. "Kevin Durant would be welcome back in Oklahoma any time he's willing to come and I want to be the first one he..." August 05

  • Michael Jordan backs Kevin Durant’s right to choose Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant took a lot of heat for his choice to leave a good Oklahoma City team to turn Golden State into a juggernaut. Not that he cared — he got the ring he craved, and a Finals MVP to go with it. Among the groups of critics were many former players — coincidentally, most without rings —..." August 03

  • Kevin Durant says in YouTube comment that LeBron James is not better than him

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant is one of the most extremely online players in the NBA. Twitter users have no doubt seen his multitude of incredible tweets from the early days of the platform, and he's gotten back in the Twitter game this offseason. But now he's taken to a new platform to share his..." August 01

  • Kevin Durant breaks Guinness world record in India

    San Francisco Chronicle "During a summer trip to India, Kevin Durant made history. The 2017 NBA Finals MVP arrived in India this week to donate basketball courts and coach some of its top players. He also made set a Guinness World Record. Durant and 3,459 Indian children from the Reliance Foundation Jr. NBA program..." July 29

  • Kevin Durant weighs in on Kyrie Irving saga from India

    Sportress of Blogitude "Not even being half a world away could prevent Kevin Durant from being confronted with questions about the perpetually evolving drama surrounding Kyrie Irving. The Golden State Warriors superstar, during an appearance at the NBA Academy India in Noida, addressed Irving’s demand for a trade from..." July 28

  • Kevin Durant to make trip to India in effort to boost NBA footprint

    ESPN "Golden State Warriors All-Star Kevin Durant will visit India next Thursday to further fortify the growing popularity of basketball in the country and serve as a coach to some of its top players. The first order of business for the NBA champ and 2017 Finals MVP will be stopping in New Delhi to..." July 20

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