TAG: Kevin Durant

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 9:15 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s One-Handed Smash Against Cavs

Kevin Durant

Sunday afternoon basketball made its triumphant return to national television this weekend, and it kicked off with back-to-back matchups that lived up to the hype. The main focus of the later game featured the Cavaliers and the visiting Thunder, centering on the battle between the former MVP (LeBron James) and the reigning 2014 MVP (Kevin Durant). KD and the Thunder fell, 108-98, but not before Durant threw down a hammerhead one-handed jam. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 23, 2015 / 11:30 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Goes Coast-To-Coast For Vicious Euro-Step Dunk

Kevin Durant, Atlanta Hawks

The relentless ferocity of Russell Westbrook is rubbing off on his MVP teammate. In the game following his angry smash on Marcin Gortat, watch Kevin Durant get a steal and go coast-to-coast for a vicious Euro-step in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 103-93 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »

Video / Jan 21, 2015 / 10:50 pm

Watch Kevin Durant Drop Hammer On Marcin Gortat In Crunch-Time (UPDATE)

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards are currently locked in an overtime battle. Without this epic smash by Kevin Durant, his team would be in even more trouble. Watch the reigning MVP use one dribble and rise for a nasty hammer dunk on Marcin Gortat to tie up the score with just under three minutes remaining in the first extra session. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 21, 2015 / 10:45 am

KD Blows By Birdman For Dunk; Andersen Answers With Rare 3-Pointer

Chris Andersen

In 12-plus NBA seasons, tattooed center Chris Andersen has attempted 40 three-point field goals. He’s made just eight of them over that stretch with the eighth coming last night. It happened right after Kevin Durant smoked him for a dunk. Birdman doesn’t mess around, despite the loss by the Heat. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 19, 2015 / 10:00 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s Near Triple-Double In 28 Mins.

Kevin Durant

To say the Oklahoma City Thunder got off to a blazing start in the first half against the Orlando Magic on Sunday would be a bit of an understatement. They essentially performed in video game mode scoring a ridiculous 79 points in the first half – the most since the franchise moved to OKC – on 73 percent (!) shooting. They were led by the superstar tandem of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. While Westbrook wasn’t busy coasting to the rim with a sick reverse slam and boggling our minds with an incredible mid-air pass, Durant was dazzling his way to a near triple-double in just 28 minutes on the court. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 13, 2015 / 5:15 pm

Kevin Durant Sounds Off On Twitter, And We Love It

Kevin Durant

Twitter has become ubiquitous, especially in the NBA, where all the news, smack and highlights can usually first be found in 140 characters or less. But the people on it can often be insufferable, and it seems like someone or something has gotten to Kevin Durant. The 2014 NBA MVP took to the social networking site today to ask a series of Socratic questions aimed at understanding why on earth anyone would ever send a tweet. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 7, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Nike Introduces Sprawling “Black History Month” Collection

Nike "Black History Month" Collection

Nike is celebrating the upcoming Black History Month in February with a crazy collection of 28 items including 12 shoes and 16 apparel and accessory articles. The kicks include black/white color schemes of their latest signature releases, including the LeBron 12, Kyrie 1, KD 7, Kobe 9 Elite, the Air Jordan XX9, Air Jordan 1 and more. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 6, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Kevin Durant Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott With Sneaker Message “Boo-Yah”

Nike KD VI Stuart Scott message

Last night marked the first time Kevin Durant had played since the passing of beloved former Sportscenter anchor and ESPN reporter and on-air talent, Stuart Scott. Scott, 49, passed on Sunday morning, and the testimonials and the remembrances can only do the outsized ESPN personality a small measure of justice. KD paid homage to the ESPN maestro with a personalized message on the Nike KD VI pair of kicks he wore last night. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 6, 2015 / 11:15 am

Gif: Klay Thompson Smashes It On Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson

Early in the third quarter, Klay Thompson beat the perimeter defense of the Thunder and rose to throw it down; it clanged off the back of the rim. But he got another opportunity at the rim later in the same quarter, and this time he flushed it over Kevin Durant. Read More »

Video / Jan 3, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Watch Kevin Durant Drop 34 Points In 32 Minutes As OKC Climbs To .500

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (Mark D. Smith, USATODAY)

Perhaps the scariest – or most exciting, depending on who you ask – aspect of Kevin Durant’s game this season is he doesn’t feel that his rhythm is where it could be. Read More »