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Kevin Durant - SF/PF, 6'9, 240
Golden State Warriors - Signed as a free agent in July 2016
       Date of birth: 09/29/1988
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 2nd pick, 2007
     Out of: Texas
  NBA Experience: 10 years
  Hand: Right

2007 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 2nd overall by Seattle.
2nd July, 2007 NBA Signed four year, $23,198,010 rookie scale contract with Seattle. Included team options for 2009/10 and 2010/11.
16th October, 2008 NBA Oklahoma City exercised 2009/10 team option.
23rd October, 2009 NBA Oklahoma City exercised 2010/11 team option.
8th July, 2010 NBA Signed a five year maximum value contract extension ($89,163,135) with Oklahoma City.
7th July, 2016 NBA Signed a two year, $54,274,505 contract with Golden State. Included player option for 2017/18.
19th June, 2017 NBA Declined 2017/18 player option.
6th July, 2017 NBA Re-signed by Golden State to a two year, $51,250,000 contract. Included player option for 2018/19.
When: Where:
2006 - 2007 Texas (NCAA)
June 2007 - June 2016 Seattle Supersonics/Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA)
July 2016 - present Golden State Warriors (NBA)
From blog:

   Sham's 2010 NBA Draft Night Recap, Part 1

After the Pondexter pick, the camera immediately cuts to Kevin Durant, who tried to pretend it wasn't on him and showed no emotion at Pondexter's selection. Kevin clearly has been able to remember and compute the information that the ESPN director has forgotten; this pick is being traded by the Thunder to the Hornets. But even with this visual reminder, the director still doesn't remember the trade, and sends Heather Cox down there to interview Kevin. Heather seems to remember - rather than asking Durant anything about Pondexter, she speaks in more general terms about the Thunder's movements, and ends on a Cole Aldrich question. Cox adds much needed stability to an occasionally wild production team. It's just unfortunate that such a lady has such a surname.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto

Kevin Durant
SF/PF, 6’9, 240lbs, 28 years old, 10 years of experience

Not sure what I can say that has not already been said and that is not already known. Gave it a go here.

Player Plan: Has declined a $27,734,405 player option for 2017/18 he had little rea-son to exercise, and sounds committed to re-signing. Re-signing him costs what it costs. It will be a lot, especially in conjunction with the below and the more punitive tax penalties. But this is what that amount is for. Any discounts would be welcome, but Durant is not the one to lose or scrimp on.

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   NBA Fantasy Preview - 2nd November 2017

While the Warriors’ defence may be poor, the offence has been better than ever. Their 118.6 offensive efficiency rating not only leads the league, but annihilates it – the gap between them and the second place Orlando Magic (109.9) is about the same as the gap from the Magic to the 22nd placed Phoenix Suns (101.1). Durant, of course, is a huge part of this, with averages of 25.4 points, 7.8 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 2.4 blocks per game thus far. Without Kawhi tonight once again, Green and Kyle Anderson will have to take turns trying to check Durant, and neither has the speed to do so.

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