Kevin Durant is as mysterious as they come.
Yet, everyone believes they have him figured out.
Once upon a time, Kevin Durant was the suppose to be the hero, and LeBron James was public enemy #1. After LeBron James took his talents to South Beach to form the Big 3, NBA fans worldwide latched on to Kevin Durant in hopes that he’d be the league savior and take down LeBron and the stacked Heat team in the Finals.
And how times have changed…
Fast forward to 2016. After letting a 3-1 Western Conference Finals lead slip through his fingertips, Kevin Durant decided to leave OKC in the offseason to join the very team that defeated him.
Fans outside of Golden State quickly became frustrated and resentful that KD created a “super team” of his own, the same reason they once despised LeBron James.
Immediately, Durant was dubbed as the villain. The hate grew by the second and it continues to grow today.
Now, “KD is a snake.” Although Kevin Durant has embraced that role, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Yes, Kevin Durant joined the best team, but let’s not judge his character based off a free agency decision.
So, who is Kevin Durant then? What about his basketball history, intriguing facts, and personal life many aren’t aware of?
Soon, you’ll find out why Kevin Durant wears 35, what NBA team he wanted to play for growing up, and what would his career would look like if he didn’t play professional basketball.
Also, the more you learn about Kevin Durant, the more you realize he’s not the traitor the media and haters make him out to be. He’s a community leader, clever businessman, honorable friend, and a family man at heart. Just watch his MVP speech if you need to be reminded of his character (available later).
The truth is Kevin Durant is one of the most misunderstood superstars in NBA history, and it’s about time you know who he really is.
Here are the 20 things you probably don’t know about Kevin Durant…
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