Kevin Durant is the reigning NBA MVP, a five-time All-Star, four-time scoring champion, and the best offensive weapon in basketball today.
He can score from the perimeter, throw down ferocious dunks on bigger opponents, and swat shots on the defensive end of the floor. Though seemingly quiet and humble, Durant is one of the most feared players and fiercest competitors in the game. Still chasing the illustrious championship that has eluded him in the first seven years of his professional career, KD — with help from Russell Westbrook, Serge Ibaka, and Co. — will still prove to field one of the best lineups this coming season.
Aside from his accomplishments on the court, Durant is also succeeding off the floor. Thanks to Nike, he is known as the Baddest, a label indicating his basketball greatness. With this memorable nickname, combined with the release of recent new KD7 colorways such as “35,000 Degrees,” “Calm Before The Storm,” and “Easy Money,” the Oklahoma City Thunder megastar continues to bolster his image.
And today, as Durant turns 26 years old, we prepare ourselves for the drop of his latest KD7 colorway – the “Bad Apple” – which will hit Champs Sports this Saturday, October 4.
To honor the first 25 years of his basketball career and the new sneakers, we revisit his 25 most memorable moments on the hardwood.
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