Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988)

Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

He played one season of college basketball for the Texas Longhorns, and was selected as the second overall pick by the Seattle SuperSonics in the 2007 NBA draft.

He played nine seasons with the franchise, which became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008, before signing with the Golden State Warriors in 2016, winning consecutive NBA championships in 2017 and 2018

After sustaining an Achilles injury in the 2019 finals, he joined the Nets as a free agent that summer.

Durant has often been called the best player in the NBA and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.

Off the court, Durant is one of the highest-earning basketball players  in the world, due in part to endorsement deals with companies such as Foot Locker and Nike.

He has developed a reputation for philanthropy and regularly leads the league in All-Star votes and jersey sales.

In recent years, he has contributed to The Players' Tribune as both a photographer and writer.

In 2012, he ventured into acting, appearing in the film Thunderstruck.