The Early Lead: Kevin Durant


Posted at 12:54 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Kevin Durant’s four-point play was ridiculous

Okay, so the Thunder lost in OT. But this game will be remembered for Kevin Durant’s sick play.

By Desmond Bieler  |  12:54 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 NBA playoffs, 4-point play, four-point play, Grizzlies-Thunder, Kevin Durant

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014

LeBron James ‘jealous’ of Kevin Durant’s shot attempts

The Heat star says he notices how many more shot attempts Kevin Durant has compared to himself.

By Kelyn Soong  |  01:08 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Thunder fan hits half-court shot for $20,000, celebrates with Jay Z (video)

Rapper/sports agent passes on the chance to sign the high school coach.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:07 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Steve Nash unveil Christmas Day jerseys (video)

The shirts have sleeves and a “Big Logo” theme. Did we mention ... sleeves?

By Cindy Boren  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Christmas Day, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Jay Z: Drug-dealer past will help him as sports agent

Rapper/entrepreneur tells Vanity Fair he knows about budgets and that’s the key thing.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:47 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robinson Cano

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Kevin Durant, Dwyane Wade have a fun little Twitter feud

Poor James Harden finds himself in the middle of this one.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:11 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwyane Wade, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 09/10/2013

LeBron James, Russell Westbrook hassle Kevin Durant over Redskins-Eagles game

Both the Miami Heat star and Durant’s teammate are Dallas Cowboys fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:36 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Russell Westbrook

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Kevin Durant, in Seattle again, scores 63 points (video)

Thunder star has an emotional return to the place where his NBA career began.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:10 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jamal Crawford, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 07/25/2013

LeBron James's Team USA career likely is over, report says

Kevin Durant is "the face of USA Basketball going forward," Jerry Colangelo says.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:13 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NFL

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 06/25/2013

Kevin Durant signs with Jay-Z, Roc Nation Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder is the latest signee, joining Robinson Cano, Victor Cruz and Geno Smith.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:46 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Kevin Durant donates $1 million to Red Cross for Oklahoma tornado relief

Oklahoma City Thunder star, like Matt Kemp of the Los Angeles Dodgers, offers a hand.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:38 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 05/01/2013

Westboro Baptist Church to protest NBA playoff games

Jason Collins' announcement makes targets of tonight's Rockets-Thunder game and Thursday's Nets-Bulls games.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:27 PM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jason Collins, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Kevin Durant follows big dunk with throat-slash gesture in Thunder's win

"It's nothing against the team I'm playing against," Thunder star says.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Kevin Durant hits another fan, with no kiss this time (video)

The last time this happened, an elderly lady got a nice little smooch on the forehead.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:18 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder

Posted at 07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Kevin Durant kisses fan after pass hits her in the face (Video)

When a courtside pass hits an elderly woman in the head, Kevin Durant makes things better with a quick kiss.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:48 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder