Kevin Durant Body, Height, Weight, Age, Education, Career, Award and Net Worth 2019
Kevin Durant Net Worth – Kevin Wayne Durant is a professional American basketball player who currently plays for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association.
Kevin Durant has the height of 6 feet 9 inches. His body weight 109kg. He has black hair and black eyes.
Kevin Durant joined National Christian Academy in Maryland and Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. He got transferred to Montrose Christian School for his senior year and attended the University of Texas.
Kevin Durant began his early career by playing ‘Amateur Athletic Union’ basketball for several teams in the Maryland Area. During this time, he was introduced to future NBA Players Michael Beasley, Greivis Vásquez, and Ty Lawson. Kevin Durant studied at the National Christian Academy and at the Oak Hill Academy. In both schools, he was quite active in basketball. He later transferred to Montrose Christian School, for his senior year. By this time, he had grown to a height of six feet and seven inches.
Later, for further education, he joined the University of Texas, where during the first year itself, he won both the Oscar Robertson and the Adolf F Rupp awards for his brilliant performance. Because of his exceptional basketball skills, he was considered eligible for the NBA draft after just one year of playing at college.
He got selected in the 2007 NBA draft by the Seattle SuperSonics and began his professional career. He recorded 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 steals in his first game, against the Denver Nuggets. The first match-winning shot of his career was made in a match against the Atlanta Hawks, which took place on 16 November. His brilliant performance earned him the name of the ‘NBA Rookie of the Year’.
In the next season, his team relocated from Seattle to Oklahoma, and became the Oklahoma City Thunders. By the end of the year, Durant had raised his scoring average by five points as compared to the previous season. He was also considered for the ‘Most Improved Player Award’ though he eventually came third. He was selected for the 2010 FIBA World Championship. He played brilliantly at the tournament, leading USA to the World Championship trophy.
After a couple of years, Durant was selected for the 2012 Olympics, where he not only set the record for total points covered in an Olympic basketball tournament, but also helped his team earn a gold medal. He again played for the National Team in the 2016 Olympics, where he helped the team win a gold medal once again. He was also named the 2016 co-USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, along with Carmelo Anthony.
In July 2016, he signed with the Golden State Warriors. Despite the fact that his move was received negatively by both the public and the NBA analysts, he signed a $54 million contract with them for two years.
During his collegiate career in 2007, Kevin Durant won the titles of ‘Naismith College Player of the Year’, ‘Big 12 Player of the Year,’ ‘USBWA National Freshman of the Year,’ and ‘NABC Division I Player of the Year.’
Kevin Durant earned the ‘FIBA World Championship’ gold medal, along with the ‘FIBA World Championship Most Valuable Player’ in 2010.
Playing for the US National Team, he earned gold medals at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
At the NBA, Durant won the ‘NBA Rookie Challenge MVP’ (2009), ‘NBA All-Star Game MVP’, (2012), and ‘NBA Most Valuable Player’ (2014), among other honors.
Kevin Durant’s success in career path has paid him well financially making his net worth estimated to be $120 million.