Kevin Durant is a professional basketball player who plays in the capacity of a free agent (which means he is not under any contract to any particular team). He has played in the small forward position for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He has achieved an NBA Most valuable player award, an Olympic gold medal and the NBA Rookie of the year award. Durant has also been chosen for seven all-star teams and six all NBA teams.
Early life and background
Kevin Durant was born on September 29 in the year 1988 in Washington, DC. His father, Wayne, left the family when he was just a little boy. Durant was raised by his grandmother and his mother named Wanda. He has two brothers named Rayvone and Tonny and one sister named Brianna.
He received his high school education from national Christian Academy and later he joined Oak Hill Academy. He used to take part in several basketball matches during his high school days.
After that, he shifted to Montrose Christian School in order to complete his senior year. After completing the course, he enrolled at University of Texas. Durant was widely recognized as the second best high school prospect of the year 2006. Durant adopted his jersey number, 35, in honor of Charles Craig, his childhood coach.
By the time he turned 25, Durant achieved huge fame for his contribution to the NBA basketball career. He won three successive scoring titles from 2010 to the year 2012.
He has the capability to score 70 points in a NBA game. In the year 2011, he grabbed a career high 18 rebounds in a match against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In 2013, he made record by scoring a lot in a match against the Minnesota Timberwolves. In this game, Kevin recorded his fourth career triple double. In 2016, he declared his intention to sign with the Golden State Warriors, publicly.
Kevin Durant – Girlfriend
In the year 2013, Kevin got engaged to his fellow professional basketball player Monica Wright. But the couple got separated after a while. They did not announce the exact reason of breaking up. There is no information available on Kevin’s current relationships or marriage on the internet.
Kevin Durant – Salary and Net Worth
This eminent basketball player has signed a 2 years contract for 54,274,50 with the Golden State warriors, in July, 2016. He will earn an annual salary of approximated $27,137,250 per year, with the basic salary of $26,540,100.
The rise in salary in 2016 -2017 will increase Kevin Durant’s net worth of $125 million significantly. His endorsement money comes close to $32 million, a major contributor to his kitty being Nike Shoes.
This 6 feet 9 inch tall basketball talent owns a posh apartment which is located in Oklahoma (OK), US. In the year 2011, Kevin purchased this mansion for $1.8 million. This apartment possesses a main residence and a guesthouse along with a hot tub and a big swimming pool. But it is reported that this eminent player is planning to sell this house. He has finally decided to shift from the Northwest gaillardia to downtown. He is planning to reside in downtown’s Deep Deuce.