DC Sports Bog: Kevin Durant


Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 12/22/2013

Cowboys fan Ginuwine sings national anthem

The Redskins lined up a well known Cowboys fan for the national anthem before a home game against the Cowboys.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:37 PM ET, 12/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ginuwine, Kevin Durant, Redskins

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Kevin Durant’s Maryland blue crab shoes

Maryland’s most famous active basketball star pays homage to his seafood roots. All that’s missing is Old Bay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Nike

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Pops Mensah-Bonsu's monster block on Kevin Durant

This is one shot Durant would probably like back.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:18 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Goodman League, Kevin Durant

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Pops Mensah-Bonzu's monster block on Kevin Durant

This is one shot Durant would probably like back.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:01 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Goodman League, Kevin Durant

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Kevin Durant and Monica Wright, 2006 All-Mets, are engaged

Seven years ago, Kevin Durant and Monica Wright were the best high school basketball players in the D.C. area. Now, they're getting married.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  high schools, Kevin Durant, Monica Wright, NBA, WNBA

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Kevin Durant shows the world where he came from

Kevin Durant gave a tour of Seat Pleasant to media members from 12 countries.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Other Stuff

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Kevin Durant's Nike KD VI shoe release (Photos)

The Maryland native spent Thursday in Seat Pleasant introducing his newest shoe to a global audience.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:37 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Other Stuff

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Kevin Durant's draft commercial (Video)

Leave it to Nike to steal the show with a commercial on draft night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:30 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Other Stuff

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Kevin Durant at DeMatha, in images

This is what it looks like when one of the best basketball players in the world visits a local high school for some pick-up action. (Hint: it looks like basketball.)

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/24/2013

'Doin' It In The Park' hoops documentary evokes memories of D.C. playground scene

Bobbito Garcia's film about the NYC blacktop basketball culture brings up discussion of D.C.'s own playground scene, which has a rich history as well.

By Clinton Yates  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barry Farm, Elgin Baylor, Goodman League, Kevin Durant, Michael Beasley, Pick-up basketball

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Kevin Durant's back tattoo has a misspelling (Updated)

Always bring an editor along when you get back tattoos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Kevin Durant talks about million-dollar Red Cross donation

D.C. product, wearing a Redskins hat, tells reporters God told him to help struggling families out.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Redskins

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 04/03/2013

Kevin Durant wears Curly W hat to Louisville women's game

D.C. sports booster represents the Nats during a women's basketball game on ESPN.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:52 AM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Nats

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Kevin Durant's new shoe inspired by Mumbo Sauce

D.C.'s finest NBA star has a new shoe coming out, and it apparently has a unique inspiration

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Nike

Posted at 09:44 PM ET, 10/14/2012

Famous people react to RGIII’s Vikings game

After another stunning game, Robert Griffin III again got the A-listers talking about his talents.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arsenio Hall, Kevin Durant, Marion Barry, Redskins, RGIII

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012

Morning pixels: Randy Edsall talks about names on uniforms

Maryland football coach tells Baltimore’s 105.7 that adding back the names on uniforms is a nod to Terps tradition.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:12 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Nats | Tags:  Randy Edsall, Ryan Zimmerman, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant, Ted Leonsis, Gabby Douglas

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Morning pixels: The marketing seams are starting to show

Heavy handed marketing is becoming more and more obvious in athletes like RGIII.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Tennis | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, Kevin Durant

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Mike Easton loves Washington

Rising UFC star notches another win, sends another love letter to his hometown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fighting Sports | Tags:  Mike Easton, Kevin Durant, Curly W

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Kevin Durant at Chi-Cha Lounge

The D.C. native and Oklahoma City star was hanging with the little people over the weekend.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA | Tags:  Kevin Durant

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2012

New court, new bleachers, new season at Barry Farm

Goodman League has an enlarged playing surface, seating for 600 and an ever-excited commissioner in Miles Rawls.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:26 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Barry Farm, Goodman League, Kevin Durant, Gilbert Arenas, John Wall, Miles Rawls