4. Kevin Durant – With his lockout barnstorming tour this summer and fall, Durant is one of the few NBA players who could actually come out of this lockout looking better than before – which is a scary thought. And through his “35th Hour” web series and flag football games on college campuses, KD has found a way to connect with his fans beyond the arena. But put it this way: Without the spare time, KD wouldn’t be coming
to a movie screen near you.