Kevin Durant RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Some Warriors executives believe Golden State will sign Kevin Durant

    Pro Basketball Talk "An NBA general manager reportedly believes Kevin Durant will sign with the Warriors. That general manager, unless it was Bob Myers in the first place, has company. Chris Broussard of ESPN on Durant: There are people in Golden State that think they’re getting him. People in management,..." February 12

  • Kevin Durant on Memphis' radar?

    Hoops Hype "With or without Gasol, Memphis’ mandate will be unchanged: make the playoffs. They are working to keep Conley in summer free agency, with Memphis planning to be one more contender with two stars that will try to persuade Kevin Durant to make it a Big Three, league sources said. Durant’s the..." February 10

  • Kevin Durant less likely to sign with Knicks after they fired Derek Fisher

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Knicks reportedly believed hiring Derek Fisher made them a contender for Kevin Durant this summer. If they were right, firing Fisher – a respected former teammate of Durant with the Thunder – certainly didn’t help New York’s ability to lure the superstar in free agency. Ian Begley of..." February 10

  • Hiring Scott Brooks would help Knicks lure Kevin Durant

    CBS Sports "Report: Hiring Scott Brooks would help Knicks lure Kevin Durant By James Herbert | NBA writer February 10, 2016 9:46 am ET The New York Knicks have a coaching search to do, and it'll be one of the most fascinating ones in a while. Knicks president Phil Jackson typically doesn't hire people..." February 10

  • Kevin Durant Was a Credentialed Super Bowl Photographer

    The Big Lead "Kevin Durant was a credentialed photographer at Super Bowl 50. KD was there on assignment for The Players Tribune, the only publication with the financial resources to actually financially afford to send multiple people to cover the Super Bowl. " February 08

  • Kevin Durant brushes off free-agency speculation: “Once that time comes, I’ll make that decision”

    Pro Basketball Talk "It goes without saying that with the Thunder and Warriors playing each other for the first time on Saturday night, Kevin Durant free-agency talk has been at an all-time high. The hot rumor this week is that the Warriors are the frontrunners to land Durant this summer, which would shake up the..." February 07

  • Warriors' Steve Kerr downplays Kevin Durant-Golden State rumors

    CBS Sports "There has been a lot of chatter about Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant potentially joining the Golden State Warriors in free agency. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported Tuesday that the champs were the "significant frontrunners" if he chooses to jump ship. Before the Warriors'..." February 07

  • Kevin Durant-Blake Griffin deal needs perfect storm, and it could be brewing

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers have informed teams they're not interested in trading Blake Griffin despite the superstar forward's fight with an equipment manager that has him out as long as two months, league sources told CBS Sports on Friday. Yet despite the Clippers' steadfast support of Griffin..." February 06

  • Durant says he's '100 percent locked in' to Thunder despite Warriors reports

    The Score "Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star Kevin Durant's upcoming free agency has the basketball world buzzing about where he may potentially end up this summer. A recent report by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski linking the former league MVP to the Golden State Warriors only added fuel to the..." February 03

  • Lifetime Sets Movie About Kevin Durant’s Mom; Queen Latifah Produces, Cassandra Freeman Stars

    Deadline "Cassandra Freeman (Inside Man, Single Ladies), Tracie Thoms (Cold Case, Rent), Pauletta Washington (Wilma), Daniel Bellomy and Nic Few (Major Crimes, The Exes) have been cast in Lifetime original movie with the working title of The Real MVP: The Wanda Pratt Story, based on the life of NBA star..." February 03

  • The NBA's nightmare of Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors is very real

    SB Nation "As Kevin Durant's free agency draws closer, rumblings that the Golden State Warriors could somehow sign the 2014 MVP keep getting louder. Those whispers exploded Tuesday when Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the defending champs are the "significant" front-runners to sign Durant if..." February 03

  • Warriors serious threat to sign Kevin Durant

    Yahoo! Sports "The Golden State Warriors’ plan of pursuit predates their 2015 championship run, a bold plot to declare the futility of resistance. It isn’t only that the NBA champions are determined to recruit Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant, the truth is that they’re the most intriguing destination to him. If..." February 02

  • Clippers Willing To Deal Blake Griffin For Durant In Sign-And-Trade

    Real GM Basketball "The Los Angeles Clippers are determined to play out the season with Blake Griffin despite receiving trade calls on his availability. The Clippers are expected to pursue Kevin Durant in free agency and wouldn't hesitate to trade away Griffin for him." February 02

  • Lakers have 'little, if any' chance to sign Durant

    Silver Screen And Roll "Kevin Durant free agency rumors are beginning to fly with just a few months left of the NBA season, and if he does leave the Oklahoma City Thunder this summer, the Golden State Warriors are "significant frontrunners," according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. Durant, 27, wants to compete..." February 02

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant on Curry's comment: pic.twitter.com/gGMRIEq2aR

  • Kevin Durant could sign one-year deal as UFA

    The Oklahoman "The Thunder spent part of its Monday afternoon on the lower east side of Manhattan, practicing at a spacious warehouse called Basketball City, located just up the shore from the Brooklyn Bridge. It sits about four miles southeast of Madison Square Garden and four miles northwest of the..." January 27

  • Kevin Durant dodges free agency questions before facing Knicks

    Pro Basketball Talk "This summer, the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets will both try to make a pitch to free agent Kevin Durant. While there’s a long line of teams that want to make that pitch, people in Durant’s camp have promoted the idea of coming to New York to him, sources have told NBC Sports. That shouldn’t..." January 27

  • What ever happened to the circus that was supposed to be Kevin Durant’s free agency season?

    The Oklahoman "The Thunder spent part of its Monday afternoon on the lower east side of Manhattan, practicing at a spacious warehouse called Basketball City, located just up the shore from the Brooklyn Bridge. It sits about four miles southeast of Madison Square Garden and four miles northwest of the Barclays..." January 26

  • Kevin Durant has seen a unicorn and its name is Kristaps Porzingis

    Washington Post "You can count Kevin Durant among the many admirers of New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis. Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder are in the snowbound Big Apple this week to make their visits to both Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where they surprisingly lost to the Nets Sunday, and Madison..." January 25

  • Nets' frontcourt makes pitch on court to Kevin Durant

    ESPN "Brook Lopez and Thaddeus Young recently said they had already started recruiting potential free agents to Brooklyn. On Sunday night, with superstar Kevin Durant in town, Lopez and Young made their pitch on the court. The Brooklyn Nets' frontcourt duo wreaked havoc down low, combining for 45..." January 25

  • At 27, Durant becoming 1 of the 'old' guys in NBA

    The Oklahoman "Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant plays the Minnesota Timberwolves three times in January, giving him three opportunities to meet up with Kevin Garnett, one of Durant's idols when he was growing up in the Washington, D.C. area. Durant has often spoke about how he looked up to Garnett as a kid and..." January 18

  • Kevin Durant says he doesn't hate the media

    ESPN "After his shootaround availability Sunday morning, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant had something he wanted to "get off his chest" in regard to the media and his relationship with it. "I also got something else to say, if you guys don't mind," Durant said, unprompted by any question...." January 18

  • Thunder's Kevin Durant on the media: 'They don't expect us to win'

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant fired another shot at the media on Friday. When asked about the perception that the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs and Cleveland Cavaliers were the only true title contenders this season, Durant directly said to ESPN's Royce Young that it's because..." January 16

  • Kevin Durant on Karl-Anthony Towns: 'He's going to be a Hall of Famer'

    The Score "Kevin Durant's spot in basketball's Hall of Fame is all but guaranteed, and the Oklahoma City Thunder forward sees that potential in Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns. While Towns is still in the midst of his first NBA season, Durant has seen enough to believe that the Kentucky..." January 12

  • As a duo, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook playing at historic levels

    ESPN "Kevin Durant is an unapologetic stathead. He knows exactly what he's averaging. Knows exactly what he's shooting in a game. Knows how many turnovers he's committed. He'll even sometimes stop and chat up the Thunder's home scorekeepers during a break in play to make sure he's got it all..." January 08

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    No minute restriction for Durant either. Full clearance to play.

  • Durant questionable for Thunder against Grizzlies

    The Score "Kevin Durant went through shootaround Wednesday morning and is listed as a game-time decision for the Oklahoma City Thunder against the Memphis Grizzlies. Durant missed Monday's loss to the Sacramento Kings with a sprained big toe, and sat out practice Tuesday. The sprained toe happens to be on..." January 06

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Kevin Durant is out tonight wth a sprained right big toe. Injured it the second quarter against the Hornets.

  • Kevin Durant out against the Kings with sprained right big toe

    The Oklahoman "Thunder star Kevin Durant sprained his right big toe in the second quarter of the Thunder's Saturday night win over the Hornets. Despite showing no ill effects the rest of the game, Durant woke up sore on Sunday. Because of it, Durant will miss OKC's game against the Kings on Monday night. The..." January 04

  • Kevin Durant could sign with Warriors

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Warriors are 30-2 and atop the NBA world. They could get even better next season. Golden State didn’t extend the contracts of Harrison Barnes and Festus Ezeli, and the salary cap is skyrocketing. Those factors will give the Warriors plenty of flexibility. They might use it to try..." January 03

  • Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant Traded Sneakers After Last Night's Game

    Complex "Kobe Bryant is in the middle of singing his NBA swan song, and it's resulted in getting special treatment at every arena he goes. Players who grew up watching and facing off against Bryant want to show their admiration for the NBA legend, and the latest to do so is Kevin Durant. After the Los..." December 24

  • Report: After initial concern, Thunder getting along well with Kevin Durant’s Jay-Z-led agency

    Pro Basketball Talk "Remember when Kevin Durant nearly signed with Under Armour, whose Baltimore headquarters are just north of Durant’s native Washington, D.C.? The Thunder did – and they were concerned. But Oklahoma City also noticed Durant re-signing with Nike. Brian Windhorst of ESPN: There was some..." December 24

  • Durant to DeAndre Jordan: 'If you don't want to get hacked ... work on your f---ing free throws'

    The Score "Ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game against the Los Angeles Clippers Monday night, Kevin Durant gave his thoughts on the team's potential 'Hack-a-DeAndre' strategy. "If you don't want to get hacked then work on your f---ing free throws," Durant said to ESPN's Royce Young. Though harsh,..." December 22

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    Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes

    Top five players Kobe says he has faced: Olajuwon, MJ, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Clyde Drexler. Adds that it’s hard to pick just five.

  • Kevin Durant considers Kobe Bryant's 20-year Lakers career 'epic'

    ESPN "Kevin Durant described Kobe Bryant's 20-year career as "epic" before the Thunder took on the Lakers on Saturday. "That's a dream," Durant said of Bryant playing 20 seasons. "That's the type of career you want to have when you come into this league. For a guy to finish the way he wants to..." December 20

  • LeBron James: Kevin Durant could become NBA's all-time leading scorer

    CBS Sports "When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was done with his ninth season in the NBA, he had cracked the 20,000-point mark on his way to the most prolific scoring career in league history. At the rate Kevin Durant is going this season, he'll be around 17,500 points for his career following nine seasons. While that..." December 18

  • LeBron: Kevin Durant could challenge Kareem's all-time scoring mark

    Sporting News "Kevin Durant's skills are certainly no secret to anyone who follows the NBA. Even LeBron James — hailed by many as the greatest player of this generation — says he's in awe of Durant's skill set. James heaped praise on the Thunder's 6-9 All-Star forward after the Cavaliers' shootaround ahead of..." December 17

  • LeBron James hails Kevin Durant's skills ahead of matchup

    ESPN "The way LeBron James sees it, Kevin Durant's skillset coupled with his physical talents are an unprecedented combination in the 70-year history of the NBA. "He's a 7-footer with 6-foot ball-handling skills and a jump shot," James said after a Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround Thursday morning in..." December 17

  • Kevin Durant rises late as the Thunder stave off struggles to survive scare from Kings

    The Oklahoman "Just moments after the seventh of his 10 turnovers, the third quarter buzzer sounded and Kevin Durant searched out the basketball, stared at it for a second and then spiked it with a frustrated fury straight into the hardwood. It ricocheted triple his height, landing behind Durant as he snarled..." December 07

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Kevin Durant on the criticism of Kobe: "You guys treated one of our legends like sh** and I didn't really like it" pic.twitter.com/Nza1C0ey0E

  • Kevin Durant to media: You treated Kobe Bryant ‘like s—‘

    Pro Basketball Talk "Kevin Durant once told the media, “You guys really don’t know s—.” The Thunder star expressed regret, but if he knew how we were going to treat Kobe Bryant, he might have stuck to his guns. Durant, via Anthony Slater of The Oklahoman: I did idolize Kobe Bryant. I studied him, wanted to be..." November 30

  • Durant, George named Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 29. George led the Pacers to a 3-0 week behind an Eastern Conference-leading..." November 30

  • Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook take shots at Reggie Jackson

    Larry Brown Sports "After spending the first three full seasons of his NBA career with the Thunder, Reggie Jackson was traded to the Pistons in February. Detroit apparently saw enough from Jackson after the trade that they were confident enough in his abilities to offer him a five-year contract worth $80..." November 29

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Kevin Durant WILL return to the Thunder lineup tonight at Utah.

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    Anthony Slater @anthonyVslater

    Kevin Durant is out tonight. Based on progress, though, I'd expect him to return in coming days. Monday vs Utah or Weds at latest.

  • Durant denies Westbrook rift: 'We're like family'

    Fox Sports "Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday night, and had Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook present the award to him. The gesture signifies the strength of their friendship, in spite of the annual rumors that the two stars don't get..." November 22

  • Why Derek Fisher won’t jump-start Durant-to-Knicks talk

    New York Post "If Derek Fisher feels uncomfortable discussing Kevin Durant’s greatness, you can see why. Fisher and Durant, as former teammates, developed a strong bond. Any comment he makes about Durant, the Knicks coach feels could be taken the wrong way: as in tampering. Durant will be a free agent in..." November 20

  • Kevin Durant on the Warriors: The rest of the NBA's nightmare could happen

    Sporting News "No NBA team ever has had two former MVPs in their primes on the same roster. That could change, though, if the Golden State Warriors — with Stephen Curry, last season’s championship and this year’s best record at 11-0 — were to sign Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant next summer. And yes, it..." November 18

  • Kevin Durant's Hamstring 'Feeling Way Better'

    Real GM Basketball "Kevin Durant will be out at least another two games but his hamstring is progressing in an encouraging way. "Feeling a lot better," he said. "Way better, actually." Durant will be reevaluated in a few days and has yet to practice." November 17

  • Kevin Durant out at least 2 more games, but hammy feels 'way better'

    ESPN "Kevin Durant said he is feeling "way better" after injuring his left hamstring Tuesday against the Washington Wizards. The injury will likely keep him out at least another two games. "Feeling a lot better," he said. "Way better, actually." Durant is set to be reevaluated in a few days, but..." November 16

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