Kevin Durant Biography


Kevin Durant

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Birth Name: Kevin Durant
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   29 Years
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Kevin Durant full name Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was named NBA Rookie of the Year in 2007 and was the top scorer in the NBA for the 2009-2010 seasons and who the youngest player to earn the title became. He was born on September 29, 1988 in Washington, D.C., United States to parents Wanda and Wayne Pratt. His parents got divorced when he was an infant. He was raised up by his mother and grandmother, Barbara Davis. He has one sister and two brothers. He is American and is of African American ethnicity.

He is not married yet. But once he got engaged with Monica Wright to get married. She is a professional basketball player. But he called off their engagement and separated after sometimes. Besides this there is no any information about his love affairs, girlfriends and even about his dream wife.

He is tall man with height six feet and nine inches. He attended Oak Hill Academy for one year and then transferred to Montrose Christian School for his senior year. He went to University of Texas for one year. He adopted jersey number, 35, in honor of his first childhood coach, Charles Craig, who was murdered at the age of 35.  He was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics with the second overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NBA draft. He is the most likeable personalities of NBA. He also won Olympic gold medal. His salary in 2014 is 17.83 million USD and his net worth is 80 million dollars.

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Born in Washington, DC, United States

1988 29th of September

He was born on September 29, 1988 in Washington, D.C., United States to parents Wanda and Wayne Pratt. His parents got divorced when he was an infant. He was raised up by his mother and grandmother, Barbara Davis. He has one sister and two brothers. He is American and is of African American ethnicity.

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named most valuable player

2006

He won several titles so far. He was named the Most Valuable Player of the McDonald's All American Game and that was in 2006. He was also named the Washington Post All Met Basketball Player of the Year. 

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Received invitation from United States national team

2007 of February

He was received invitation from United States national team for training camp and that was in year 2007. His performance was impressive but he was not selected for that national team due to limited number of players.

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Selected for Seattle SuperSonics

2007

He played basketball from his very young age. He was selected with the second overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in 2007 NBA draft. He registered 18 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals against the Denver Nuggets in his first game.

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Selected to National team

2010

He was selected for national team at the FIBA World Championship and that was in year 2010. He became leader. In that tournament he led Team USA to its first FIBA World Championship since 1994, earning MVP honors in the process.

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Appeared in Movie

2012

He was appeared in a children's film "Thunderstruck" and that was in 2012. That movie was released on 24 august 2012. He played as a role of himself as professional basketball player. It was directed by John Whitesell.

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Olympic gold medal

2012

He won Olympic gold medal and that was in 2012. In that Olympic, he set the record of the record for total points scored in an Olympic basketball tournament. He helped the national team to won a gold medal.

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Donated to American Red Cross

2013

He is very good player as well as human being. He donated 1 million dollar to American Red Cross to the victims of Tornado which was struck on the afternoon of May 20, 2013. His generosity inspired the Thunder and Nike to match his donation.

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