Kevin Durant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Durant: Want to stick with OKC for whole career "Kevin Durant made some of his strongest comments yet about his future free agency, going as far to say he wants to have his jersey retired in Oklahoma City. "I love it here, man. I love my teammates, I love the city, I don't really think about anywhere else," Durant told Revolt TV in a recent..." April 01

  • Durant Undergoes Successful Surgery "Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant underwent successful bone graft surgery today for the fifth metatarsal of his right foot, Thunder Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti announced. The procedure was performed by Dr. Martin O’Malley with Thunder medical personnel..." March 31

  • Kevin Durant's injury forces summer of reckoning for Thunder

    SB Nation "Kevin Durant is done for the season and so are the Oklahoma City Thunder. Unless they can somehow avoid the Warriors in the first round, which seems nearly impossible at this stage, the Thunder will be ejected from the playoffs quickly. It will be a bitter end to a bitter season. They'd entered..." March 30

  • Kevin Durant to have more surgery, out 4-6 months "Kevin Durant will have bone graft surgery on his ailing right foot and will miss the remainder of the season, Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti announced Friday. The news comes a week after Presti announced that Durant been "removed from basketball activities" and insinuated he..." March 28

  • Kevin Durant removed indefinitely from basketball activities with foot issues

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Thunder general manager Sam Presti announced on Friday that forward Kevin Durant will be removed from basketball activities. He will be further evaluated at a later unknown time, leaving him out indefinitely. "We've made the decision to remove him from basketball activities. He's not making the..." March 21

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Brooks rules Durant out for tomorrow.

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    No Kevin Durant tonight vs Celtics, per Thunder.

  • Sam Presti blasts rumor that Thunder would trade Kevin Durant

    Larry Brown Sports "Sam Presti heard the rumor that he would consider trading franchise icon Kevin Durant and shot it down forcefully. The rumor started when former Portland exec Tom Penn told Colin Cowherd that he would expect Presti to trade Durant if the 2014 league MVP does not commit to re-signing with the..." March 12

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Kevin Durant was evaluated today and is expected to return to play in a week to two weeks, Thunder coach Scott Brooks announces.

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Kevin Durant did not practice today and Scott Brooks says he's ruled out for tomorrow.

  • LOL no the Thunder aren't trading Kevin Durant

    SB Nation "Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is on a tear with fellow star Kevin Durant sidelined after another foot procedure. With Durant set to become a free agent in 2016, ESPN analyst and former NBA executive Tom Penn thinks these factors will make it "much more likely that Durant ultimately..." March 10

  • Ex-NBA executive: Thunder could trade Durant

    The Big Lead "How absurd has Russell Westbrook’s five triple-doubles in six games streak been? The Oklahoma City point guard has carried the Thunder while Kevin Durant has been out with a foot injury, and his stats in February are on the short list for one of the greatest months in NBA history (31.2 ppg, 10.3..." March 10

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant asked if he'll return this season: "No doubt."

  • Kevin Durant progressing well, to be re-evaluated in another week

    The Score "It's a good thing Russell Westbrook is a cyborg and will return after missing a single game with a broken face. Were it not for that, the Oklahoma City Thunder might be in some trouble in the Western Conference playoff race, trying to fight off two teams within striking distance without..." March 03

  • Kevin Durant unloads on ‘d—head’ who says Russell Westbrook is better

    Larry Brown Sports "Kevin Durant has become more outspoken over the past few years, and that often leads to him responding to hecklers or people who say dumb things on social media. For example, look no further than the dude who decided to compare Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Russell..." March 02

  • Durant on Jackson: He Got What He Wanted "In two different tweets, Reggie Jackson and Kevin Durant summarized everything there is to know about Jackson's acrimonious end in Oklahoma City. Some two hours after word of the deal broke, Jackson tweeted, "Crying tears of joy #godisgreat." Six minutes after that, Durant tweeted, "Once a..." February 21

  • Durant Doesn't Resent Thunder For Trading Harden, Won't Impact His 2016 Decision

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Durant clarified his comments to GQ about how he could have easily tried to get traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder. "I think my words were misinterpreted a little bit," said Durant. "I read that this morning and felt bad, but I was just talking in terms of how the public views our..." February 19

  • Kevin Durant expresses regret "A candid Kevin Durant expressed regret on Tuesday for his comments critical of the media at All-Star Weekend. Asked about the job security of his coach, Scott Brooks, Durant said Saturday, "You guys really don't know s---." On Tuesday, Durant spoke with reporters for more than 11 minutes, even..." February 18

  • Kevin Durant opens up about the James Harden trade, free agency and his relationship with the media

    The Oklahoman "It's been quite the interesting week in the world of Kevin Durant. The Thunder's beloved superstar popped off at the media a couple times over All-Star weekend, then had some revealing comments in a GQ article that posted Wednesday morning. On Wednesday afternoon, following the Thunder's..." February 18

  • Kevin Durant says media has too much power, players should have say on NBA awards

    The Oklahoman "It started off innocently enough. Kevin Durant at his annual All-Star interview session Friday morning was asked about the difference between a star player having a great season and a MVP caliber season. Durant’s answer quickly turned into a debate-worthy discussion about postseason awards and..." February 14

  • Kevin Durant says he won't ask Carmelo Anthony for advice about free agency

    Newark Star-Ledger "Kevin Durant won't be a free agent until the end of the 2016 season, but when he does, don't expect him to be blowing up Carmelo Anthony's phone. Durant was asked during NBA All-Star Weekend Media Day whether he would solicit advice from Anthony on the free agency process. He told reporters..." February 13

  • Kevin Durant dealing with sore foot, All-Star appearance could be in question

    The Score "Commissioner Adam Silver may still have to add a third or fourth replacement to the Western Conference All-Star team. With Silver having already replaced Kobe Bryant and Blake Griffin due to injury, the West could find itself short another pair of superstars. Not only is current MVP candidate..." February 12

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant did not practice today. Questionable for tomorrow's game against the Pelicans.

  • Kevin Durant doubtful for Wednesday's key game against the Pelicans

    The Oklahoman "As the Thunder prepares to face one of the league’s top MVP candidates, it’ll likely have to do so without the league’s reigning MVP. Because of a sprained toe that continues to linger, Kevin Durant is doubtful on Wednesday night against Anthony Davis and the Pelicans. “Kevin did not..." February 04

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant didn't practice today and Scott Brooks says it's unlikely he'll be available tomorrow against the Pelicans.

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant is out tonight against the Magic with the sprained right toe.

  • Kevin Durant to earn $200 million on next contract? "Multiple league executives believe Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant's next contract could be worth around $200 million, according to Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix. Durant, who can become a free agent in 2016, is in his eighth season in the league since being drafted No. 2 in 2007...." January 30

  • Kevin Durant said to have eye on Knicks

    New York Daily News "The countdown to Kevin Durant’s free agency has already begun in places like New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Washington and especially Oklahoma City, where the next 18 months will fly by faster than Russell Westbrook on the break. Phil Jackson and the Knicks have until July 1, 2016 to get their..." January 29

  • Durant out Wednesday with toe sprain

    The Score "A toe sprain will sideline Kevin Durant for a second consecutive game when the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the New York Knicks on Wednesday, head coach Scott Brooks said. Durant, who missed Monday's victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves due to the toe injury, was listed as day-to-day on..." January 28

  • 2 reasons why Durant to Knicks in 2016 may just be a pipe dream

    New York Post "Already there have been reports, theories and blueprints on how the Knicks will chase the Thunder’s Kevin Durant in his expected free agency in the summer of 2016 — yeah, right, not this summer but the summer after this summer. Like with impending blizzards and shutting everything down, you..." January 28

  • Kevin Durant comes to Washington Wednesday, fans already buying Durant Wizards jerseys

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Washington Wizards are 29-13, if the playoffs started today they would be the No. 2 seed in the East ahead of teams like Toronto, Chicago and Cleveland. They would also be a real playoff threat — when Nene is healthy the Wizards are a tough out for any team. This is the kind of team a lot of..." January 20

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Kevin Durant on Dion Waiters: "We're going to make him feel wanted. I don't think he's felt that the last few years."

  • Report: Durant likely to return to lineup Wednesday vs. Suns

    Fox Sports "The Oklahoma City Thunder appear to be getting the reigning MVP back in the lineup. Kevin Durant, who has missed the past six games after injuring his ankle, is likely to return to the lineup against the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, ESPN reports. Durant missed the first 17 games of the season..." December 31

  • Kevin Durant goes through full practice, likely to return to Thunder lineup Wednesday vs. Suns

    The Oklahoman "Following a disappointing loss in Dallas, the Thunder went through an intense workout on Monday afternoon – rare for this time of the season. “Today was a work day,” Kendrick Perkins said. “It felt like a training camp practice. One of them days where we came in, punched in the clock and got..." December 30

  • Report: Kevin Durant (ankle) out Christmas Day vs. Spurs "Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant will not play in team's Christmas Day contest against the San Antonio Spurs, according to multiple media outlets. Durant will miss his fourth straight game with a sprinted right ankle. Durant, the league's reigning Most Valuable Player, also missed 17..." December 25

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    Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry

    Kevin Durant's listed as out for the Christmas Day game at San Antonio. His status could change, but for now the team is listing him as out.

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant did not practice today. Scott Brooks says he'll be a gametime decision against the Blazers on Tuesday.

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    OKC Thunder are listing SF Kevin Durant (ankle) as OUT for their game on Sunday vs. Pelicans.

  • Kevin Durant to sit out vs. Lakers with ankle sprain

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant dropped 30 in the first half on Golden State and was on his way to what looked like an epic game when the play above happened. Durant rolled his ankle, and while X-rays were negative Durant did not return for the second half of what was an eventual Warriors win. Durant now will sit..." December 19

  • Thunder's Durant injures ankle, expected to be OK "Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant missed the second half of Thursday's 114-109 loss to the Golden State Warriors with a sprained right ankle, but insisted afterward it's nothing serious. "I wanted to play, but we want to be cautious," Durant said after the game. X-rays taken at..." December 19

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Durant: "It was the foot I had surgery. I wanted to play, I wanted to go back out there, but they just wanted to be cautious."

  • 105d @nbastats

    Youngest to Reach 15k Points (via ELIAS) LeBron (25 yrs, 79 days) DURANT (26 yrs, 78 days) *tonight Kobe (27 yrs, 136 days)

  • Kevin Durant on Kobe Bryant: 'I'd want to play with a guy like that'

    USA Today "Given the sorry state of the Los Angeles Lakers these days, it doesn't take much to get the storied team's fan base excited about the possibilities for a better tomorrow. In that regard, Kevin Durant may have just made their day. When asked about Kobe Bryant's recent passing of Michael..." December 17

  • Quiet for most of the game, Kevin Durant explodes late to close out Cavs

    The Oklahoman "More than a week into his return, Kevin Durant is yet to have that signature “I’m back” game. But on Thursday, he finally tossed up one of those quintessential closing acts — the kind that earned him the nickname Slim Reaper during a particularly terrorizing stretch last season. Durant is a..." December 12

  • Kevin Durant remains on minutes restriction. Not that it will matter vs. Sixers.

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Philadelphia 76ers are playing their best basketball and with that are on the current longest winning streak of the season. That Oklahoma City Thunder seem unconcerned. Kevin Durant will remain on his minutes restriction of 30 in his second game back from foot surgery when the Thunder..." December 06

  • Durant a big help, but he can't solve all of Thunder's problems

    Sporting News "Welcome back, Kevin Durant. Good gravy, do you have some work to do with this team. Durant, the NBA's reigning MVP, played for the first time this year on Tuesday, returning from a fracture in his right foot that was surgically repaired in mid-October. Durant scored 27 points, shooting 9-for-18..." December 03

  • Kevin Durant could play as early as Tuesday at New Orleans

    The Oklahoman "Scott Brooks stopped and thought about the question before answering. “Any lineup changes?” the coach was asked Monday. Brooks began with an “Um” before proceeding with a pregnant pause that left all in attendance at the end of the Thunder’s practice wondering if this would be the moment he..." December 02

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Scott Brooks says no changes as of yet with Durant's status. Says he's progressing and went through a full practice today though.

  • Kevin Durant to return from injury Tuesday against Pelicans

    SB Nation "Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will return from a foot injury Tuesday against the New Orleans Pelicans, Thunder coach Scott Brooks announced. Durant will come back to the court just over six weeks after suffering a Jones fracture in his right foot. Durant's return, coupled with Russell..." December 02

  • Westbrook and Durant progressing in rehab, Westbrook could play Friday

    The Oklahoman "Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook participated in ‘most’ of Thunder practice on Monday afternoon, including contact drills for the first time since their injuries. “They did participate and looked good,” Scott Brooks said. The superstar duo continues an accelerated path toward recovery,..." November 25

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