Kevin Durant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kevin Durant Has High Praise for Shohei Ohtani

    Heavy "Kevin Durant was ultra-efficient on Tuesday night, totaling 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting to go along with four rebounds, eight assists and only two turnovers as the Brooklyn Nets secured a 115-107 win over the Chicago Bulls. Afterward, Durant fell back on his..." May 12

  • Kevin Durant Details Why He’s ‘a Fan’ of Zach LaVine and Bulls Core

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Kevin Durant sees what the Bulls are building. And, by the Brooklyn Nets' superstar's own admission, he digs. "I’m really a fan of this team," Durant told reporters after scoring 21 points in a 115-107 victory at the United Center..." May 12

  • Anthony Edwards Matches LeBron James, Kevin Durant Feat in Wolves' Loss to Grizzlies

    Bleacher Report "LeBron James and Kevin Durant are not exactly bad company to keep. Those are the names Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards found himself beside following Wednesday's 139-135 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. The 19-year-old finished with 42 points, seven assists and six..." May 06

  • Kevin Durant Pays Homage to Former Yankees All-Star Pitcher

    Heavy "After the Nets fell to Milwaukee on Tuesday, two former MVPs met up at center court to show each other respect. Brooklyn star Kevin Durant and Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo spent about 12 seconds chatting each other up after scoring a combined 68..." May 05

  • Damian Lillard would pick Kevin Durant, not LeBron James in game of pick-up

    Yahoo! Sports "If you grew up playing basketball, pick-up games are a natural thing that just organically happens when there is nothing else to do. A basketball and a court. Really is all you need. Two on two, three on three, and even five on five is embedded in basketball..." May 05

  • How did Milwaukee Bucks try to defend Kevin Durant?

    The Athletic "At the mere mention of Kevin Durant’s name following the Bucks’ 117-114 win over the Nets on Sunday, all Jrue Holiday — one of the NBA’s best defenders and someone Durant once called the NBA’s best defender — could do was shake his head and..." May 05

  • Anthony Davis Labels Kevin Durant As The Toughest Player He Has To Guard

    Fadeaway World "Lakers superstar Anthony Davis recently took some time to talk with the fans of NBA Reddit, who got to ask him a plethora of interesting and thought-provoking questions. Among the sea of inquiries, one of the most interesting was by one fan, who asked AD which player is the toughest..." May 04

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo salutes Kevin Durant after duel: 'Best I've seen in my life'

    ESPN "In an epic showdown among some of the league's most talented stars, Giannis Antetokounmpo dropped 49 points to outduel Kevin Durant's 42 and lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-114 victory over the visiting Brooklyn Nets on Sunday. The game --..." May 03

  • Nets' Kevin Durant to Sit vs. Blazers for Hamstring Injury Management

    Bleacher Report "Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant will sit out Friday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers for "injury management" of his left hamstring. Marc Stein of the New York Times reported the update after Durant scored 42 points in..." April 30

  • Nets' Kevin Durant looks like himself in return from injury

    CBS Sports "Early in the third quarter on Sunday, all eyes were on Kevin Durant. He had the ball in the mid-post against Chris Paul, a smart and sturdy but nevertheless 10 inches shorter defender. Durant, however, did not so much at look in the direction of the basket. As soon as the ball was..." April 26

  • Stephen A. Smith: “Kevin Durant And Kyrie Irving Will Regret Choosing The Nets Over The Knicks”

    Fadeaway World "Stephen A. Smith can’t be happier about the New York Knicks’ current moment and he’s letting everybody know that his team is doing very impressive things in the past couple of games. They currently have the longest winning streak in the league and nobody knows when they will..." April 26

  • Kevin Durant, Mike Conley's Short Film 'Two Distant Strangers' Wins Oscar

    MSN.com "Kevin Durant and Mike Conley served as executive producers on the Oscar-winning film 'Two Distant Strangers' Nets forward Kevin Durant and Jazz guard Mike Conley joined Kobe Bryant in the pantheon of NBA stars turned Oscar winners. The two served as executive producers..." April 26

  • Kevin Durant probable to return Sunday vs. Phoenix Suns

    ESPN "After missing the Brooklyn Nets' past three games with a left thigh contusion, Kevin Durant is probable to return Sunday against the Phoenix Suns. Durant injured himself early in the first quarter of the Nets game against the Miami Heat last weekend...." April 25

  • Kevin Durant’s business world takeover is just getting started

    New York Post "Kevin Durant is hoping for a successful return to the court Sunday, when the Nets host the Suns. But this week has shown Durant, who has been upgraded to probable with a thigh injury, is becoming just as successful off the court. For a two-time NBA Finals MVP, that’s saying..." April 25

  • Richard Jefferson On Kevin Durant: “I Didn’t Want To See Him.”

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant is among the NBA’s biggest stars, and his Brooklyn Nets seemed destined for greatness in the playoffs. For the first time in years, however, the Nets could be headed for a clash with their New York rivals. Following the Knicks’ 9th straight win, they are..." April 25

  • Kevin Durant could return to Nets’ lineup versus Celtics

    New York Post "The Nets could be back up to a Big 2, with Kevin Durant upgraded to questionable for Friday night’s game at Barclays Center against Boston. With the team woefully shorthanded — missing star James Harden and essentially playing with an eight-man rotation —..." April 23

  • Kevin Durant ruled out on Friday against the Celtics

    USA Today "Upon entering Friday’s matchup with the Boston Celtics, the Nets released the news that Kevin Durant had been upgraded to questionable to play. As the time to determine whether or not the Brooklyn forward would be featured in the team’s Friday matchup, the Nets then announced..." April 23

  • Kevin Durant Caught Liking Tweet Dissing Stephen Curry

    Fadeaway World "Kevin Durant keeps making headlines for his actions on social media and this time, he was caught liking a tweet that threw shade at his former teammate Stephen Curry. A lot has been said on the relationship between Durant and his former Warriors teammates, especially with..." April 22

  • Nets: Kevin Durant’s thigh injury is minor

    New York Post "The Nets received bad news Tuesday regarding James Harden’s hamstring rehab, but at least Kevin Durant’s recovery from a thigh contusion appears to be going much better. A source confirmed that Durant’s injury is considered minor enough that it didn’t..." April 21

  • Nets' Steve Nash says Kevin Durant is 'day-to-day'

    CBS Sports "Kevin Durant looked unstoppable in the first four minutes of the Brooklyn Nets game against the Miami Heat on Sunday afternoon, as he scored the first eight points for his team. But then he got hurt and was forced to miss the remainder of the contest with what the..." April 21

  • Kevin Durant gives Nets fans hope after troubling James Harden update

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets were dealt a significant blow on Tuesday following news that James Harden remains out indefinitely due to his hamstring injury. The good news here, however, is that, unlike Harden, Kevin Durant appears to be nearing a return to action. Nets head..." April 20

  • Nets may avoid the worst even with Kevin Durant ruled out

    New York Post "Kevin Durant has been ruled out for Tuesday’s game in New Orleans with a left thigh contusion suffered in the stunning loss at Miami. Still, there are at least somewhat auspicious signs that the injury may not be that severe or long term. The Nets didn’t practice..." April 20

  • Lakers Podcaster Vivian Flores Accused Of Catfishing & Faking Her Disappearance; Kevin Durant Speaks On It

    Black Sports Online "I am going to try to break this down as best I can. A couple of days ago Josh Toussaint tweeted asking to help find Lakers Podcaster Vivian Flores who had gone missing.  People were really concerned because she was going through cancer treatments. A lot of big-name..." April 20

  • Nets' Kevin Durant: Won't play Tuesday

    CBS Sports "Durant (thigh) has been ruled out of Tuesday's game against the Pelicans, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The good news is Durant has only been diagnosed with a bruised thigh, so it looks as though he's avoided an injury... " April 19

  • How far can Nets go if Kevin Durant, James Harden, Kyrie Irving aren't all healthy?

    USA Today "Kevin Durant had been back in the Brooklyn Nets lineup for less than two weeks when he suffered his latest injury. Durant left the Nets' game Sunday against the Miami Heat early in the first quarter after suffering what the team called a left thigh contusion. He scored..." April 19

  • Kevin Durant’s latest injury is new hurdle in Nets’ attempt to build chemistry

    The Athletic "With Andre Iguodala in his face, Kevin Durant received the ball alongside the baseline, took two dribbles and stopped. His former teammate jumped at his pump fake, allowing Durant to hit a fadeaway, one of his trademark shots, and sank it. Less than two minutes later, he was..." April 19

  • Kevin Durant won't return vs. Heat after suffering thigh contusion

    The Score "Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant won't return during Sunday's matchup against the Miami Heat after suffering a left thigh contusion in the first quarter, the team announced. Durant appeared to make contact with Heat forward Trevor..." April 18

  • Kevin Durant Looked Dejected After Suffering Knee Injury That Forced Him Out of Game

    Total Pro Sports "Brooklyn Nets fans are holding their breath right now for good news. On Sunday, Kevin Durant started out hot from the field against the Miami Heat, only for him to have an apparent knee injury and be forced out of the game. " April 18

  • Nets’ Steve Nash reacts to losing Kevin Durant to thigh injury vs. Heat

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets have had an incredibly odd season. Especially in regards to their newly assembled big three of Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving. They have hardly played with all three, and half the time they have only had just one of them in the lineup...." April 18

  • Vince Carter On Kevin Durant Naming Him His Favorite Player

    Fadeaway World "Several years ago, Kevin Durant admitted that he wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors because of Vince Carter, lauding his energy, athleticism, and how he was able to turn a franchise around: “Believe it or not, I wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors; that was my favorite..." April 16

  • Kevin Durant Does Not Suck

    The Big Lead "The Philadelphia 76ers beat up on the Brooklyn Nets last night in what could be a preview of the Eastern Conference Finals. We didn't learn much from it, though, because James Harden, Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin did not participate for one reason or another. A depleted..." April 15

  • Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo Went on an Unhinged Rant About Kevin Durant and Load Management

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant did not play on Wednesday night in the second game of a back-to-back for the Brooklyn Nets. Durant just returned from an injury that kept him out for nearly two months, the playoffs are a month away and the Nets are going to host a first round series whether Durant plays..." April 15

  • Stephen A. Smith Blasts Nets Stars For Sitting Games: “LeBron James Is The Only Player Who’s Earned Time Off.”

    Fadeaway World "When it comes to the newest trends among the NBA community, the Brooklyn Nets have become rather famous for their extreme implementation of them. Besides the fact that they’ve teammates up three of the league’s top stars, all of their “big three” has missed time for..." April 15

  • Nets' Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin, James Harden out against 76ers

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets continue to be undermanned. They announced that Kevin Durant, Blake Griffin and LaMarcus Aldridge will be out Wednesday night against the 76ers, in addition to star James Harden remaining sidelined. The good news for..." April 14

  • Ranking The Top 10 Most Unguardable Players In The NBA Right Now

    Fadeaway World "Offensive players in today’s NBA have more power than ever. With limited defensive resistance and the surprisingly soft refereeing in the game, the best offensive players are unstoppable right now. But there are levels. Some superstar players cannot be defended by any single..." April 14

  • Kevin Durant, Josh Okogie and the onslaught that never seems to end

    The Athletic "Many of the Timberwolves players live in downtown Minneapolis, just a few minutes away from Target Center and the team’s practice facility. When they drive in to work, there is a good chance their route will take them past the 1st Precinct police station, where armed National..." April 14

  • Why Shannon Sharpe blocked Kevin Durant on Twitter after fake quote controversy

    Sporting News "Maybe Shannon Sharpe should learn to point the thumb before the finger. Kevin Durant isn't the most pleasant person on social media (nor does he have to be), but he had very good reason to be petty on Tuesday, after "Undisputed" host Shannon Sharpe debated a fake quote..." April 14

  • Shannon Sharpe blocks Kevin Durant on Twitter over fake quote drama

    For The Win "If you come at Kevin Durant, you best not miss. It’s clear that the Nets superstar will not hesitate in calling you out. We’ve seen him do it to people on social media time and time again. And on Monday night, he did it again. This time it wasn’t just a random person..." April 13

  • 5 ways Joel Embiid knows he is Kevin Durant

    Forty Eight Minutes "Philadelphia beating Dallas is always a headliner, though the story of the 113-95 win was really Joel Embiid. The big man scored 36 points in just 26 minutes of court time, mixing in floaters, drives to the hole, and punishing dunks as he got the Sixers out to a big enough lead..." April 13

  • How Kevin Durant Embraces ‘Slim Reaper’ Nickname With New Sneaker Design

    Heavy "Saturday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers went from a potential NBA Finals preview to a completely watered-down version of the marquee matchup. The Lakers were missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis due to injury. The Nets..." April 11

  • Kevin Durant: Self-improvement, not titles, is career focus now

    The Score "After winning two NBA titles with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant says improving his game has surpassed chasing championships as his No. 1 career priority. "I wasn't expecting to be a happy human being from a title," the Brooklyn Nets star..." April 10

  • Kevin Durant Gets Very Honest About James Harden’s MVP Case

    Yardbarker "James Harden has put together a tremendous campaign since getting traded to the Brooklyn Nets from the Houston Rockets. He is averaging 25.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 11 assists in 34 games with the Nets. Many have made the case that he deserves to be this year’s MVP, including..." April 10

  • Kevin Durant, Draymond Green open up about infamous blowup

    The Score "Kevin Durant and Draymond Green say their altercation during the 2018-19 season was made out to be a bigger deal than it really was. The former Golden State Warriors teammates both gave their accounts of the incident and its aftermath on the latest episode of..." April 08

  • Kevin Durant is Back and the Brooklyn Nets Are Clearly the Best Team in the NBA

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant returned to the court for the first time in nearly two months. James Harden did not play. Kyrie Irving did. The lineups keep changing as the Brooklyn Nets just keep winning. If there was doubt they should be the favorites, that should be gone. This is the team that should win..." April 08

  • Brooklyn Nets confirm Kevin Durant’s return vs. Pelicans

    Sportsnaut "The Brooklyn Nets confirmed star forward Kevin Durant will return to the lineup Wednesday night for the first time since Feb. 13. The Nets won 19 of the 23 games Durant missed with a left hamstring injury. " April 07

  • Nets Big 3 Will Have to Learn How to Play Together on the Fly in the Playoffs

    The Big Lead "It was only three short months ago that the Brooklyn Nets traded every draft pick they possibly could, along with Caris LeVert and Jarrett Allen, to assemble arguably the most offensively talented Big 3 of all-time. Kevin Durant, James Harden, and Kyrie..." April 07

  • Ranking the NBA's Best Duos This Season

    Bleacher Report "Ranking the NBA's best duos in any given season is not for the faint of heart. So let's live on the wild side, shall we? Hashing out a pecking order is an inexact process. Rooting out subjection entirely isn't possible. Success is open to..." April 07

  • James Harden re-evaluated in 10 days; Kevin Durant probable vs. Pels

    The Score "The Brooklyn Nets' struggle to get all their marquee stars on the court together for a prolonged stretch continues. James Harden will be out of action for at least 10 days, at which point his right hamstring strain will be re-evaluated, the..." April 06

  • Kevin Durant advising James Wiseman on how to fit in with Warriors

    USA Today "Golden State Warriors rookie James Wiseman on Monday revealed some of the advice given to him from Brooklyn Nets players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Wiseman, throughout the season, has received plenty of pointers from Draymond Green, Stephen Curry and other teammates on the..." April 06

  • Nets’ Kevin Durant teases potential return soon with pre-game drills

    Clutch Points "The Brooklyn Nets will once again be without superstar forward Kevin Durant on Monday evening against the rival New York Knicks. However, if Durant’s pregame routine is any indication of how he is progressing in his recovery from a lingering hamstring injury, the..." April 05