Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant extended his entertainment career beyond the world of professional basketball and into the star-studded realm of entertainment. In 2006, he began playing NCAA Basketball for the University of Texas. That ... Read more »
Born: 09/29/1988

Filmography

Actor (6)

The Offseason: Kevin Durant 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

Kids' Choice Sports Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Presenter

Jim Rome on Showtime 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Jimmy Kimmel Live 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

Thunderstruck 2012 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)
Producer (1)

The Offseason: Kevin Durant 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

Kevin Durant extended his entertainment career beyond the world of professional basketball and into the star-studded realm of entertainment. In 2006, he began playing NCAA Basketball for the University of Texas. That same year, he was named MVP of the McDonald's All American Game. In 2007, he made his NBA debut with the Seattle SuperSonics, moving with the team when they became the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2008 and leading them to the NBA finals in 2011. At the 2012 Olympics in London, Durant won a gold medal with the U.S. Olympic Basketball team. That same year, Durant starred as himself in the family comedy "Thunderstruck" (2012), in which he switched bodies with a klutzy adolescent. Continuing his career with the Thunder, Durant led the league four times in points per game between 2010 and 2014. He also starred in and co-produced the TV documentary "The Offseason: Kevin Durant" (HBO, 2014-15).

Milestones

2014

Suffered a Jones fracture to his foot, sprained his ankle, and broke his right big toe during the 2014-2015 season.

2014

Was voted the league's Most Valuable Player.

2012

Won a gold medal with the U.S. Olympic Basketball team.

2008

Transitioned with the SuperSonics to Oklahoma, where they became the Thunder.

2007

Made his NBA debut with the Seattle SuperSonics.

2006

Was named MVP of the McDonald's All American Game.

2006

Began playing NCAA Basketball for the University of Texas.

Bonus Trivia

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Wears the number 35 jersey to honor his childhood AAU coach, Charles Craig, who died at the age of 35.

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Was a fan of the Toronto Raptors as a child.

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Owns a restaurant, KD's Southern Cuisine, in the Bricktown neighborhood of Oklahoma City.

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Pledged $1 million to the American Red Cross for the victims of the 2013 Moore tornado.

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