Durant throws down over Gortat on his way to a 40 point game.
Kevin Wayne Durant (born September 29, 1988) is an American professional basketball player with the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Standing at 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) and weighing in at 215 pounds (106.6 kg), he has played the small forward and power forward positions for the Thunder, formerly the Seattle SuperSonics. Durant has been a three-time NBA scoring champion, the NBA Rookie of the Year, and an Olympic gold medalist. He has also been selected to four All-NBA teams and four All-Star teams.
Durant was a heavily recruited high school prospect. He attended the University of Texas for one season of college basketball, where he won numerous awards and became the first ever freshman to be named Naismith College Player of the Year. In the2007 NBA Draft, he was selected second overall by the Sonics. After his rookie season, the team moved to Oklahoma City and became the Thunder. Behind his play, the Thunder reached the 2012 NBA Finals, losing to the Miami Heat in five games. His career achievements have led led basketball analysts, experts, and writers to consider him one of the best players in the NBA today.