Kevin Wayne Durant is an American professional basketball player who plays with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
Standing at 6 ft 9 in and weighing 240 pounds, he has played the small forward and power forward positions for the Thunder, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics.
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.
He has also been selected to five All-NBA teams and six All-Star teams.
Durant was a heavily recruited high school prospect.
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.
In the 2007 NBA draft, he was selected second overall by the Seattle SuperSonics.
After his rookie season, the team moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder.
Durant helped lead the Thunder to the 2012 NBA Finals, losing to the Miami Heat in five games.
Off the court, Durant has donated money to various causes and is popular in Oklahoma City for his kindness toward the community.