1. Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
2. He has played the small forward position for the Thunder, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics.
3. Durant has won an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, four NBA scoring titles, the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, and an Olympic gold medal.
4. He has also been selected to five All-NBA teams and six All-Star teams.
5. He attended the University of Texas for one season of college basketball, where he won numerous year-end awards and became the first ever freshman to be named Naismith College Player of the Year.
6. In the 2007 NBA draft, he was selected second overall by the Seattle SuperSonics.
7. After his rookie season, the team moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder.
8. Durant helped lead the Thunder to the 2012 NBA Finals, losing to the Miami Heat in five games.
9. Durant was born on September 29, 1988 in Washington, D.C. to Wanda (ne Durant) and Wayne Pratt.
10. On October 30, 2015, in a double-overtime win over the Orlando Magic, Durant and Russell Westbrook became the first pair of teammates to each score at least 40 points in a single game since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen accomplished the feat in 1996.
11. Durant had 43 and Westbrook had 48 as the Thunder defeated the Magic 139 136.
12. At the 2012 Olympics, Durant set the record for total points scored in an Olympic basketball tournament.
13. Standing at six feet, nine inches tall and weighing 240 pounds, Durant plays mostly at the small forward position.
14. In 2013, he pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross for the victims of the 2013 Moore tornado.