Kevin Durant is engaged! The NBA star reportedly popped the question to WNBA player Monica Wright over the weekend. These two have kept their relationship very quiet over the years, but apparently Wright confirmed their plans to get hitched. "Post-game Monica Wright confirmed reports that she and Kevin Durant are engaged," Star Tribune writer Kent Youngblood tweeted after Wright and the Minnesota Lynx player defeated the Phoenix Mercury. "So there's that." These two met back in 2006 during...Read Full Story
Kevin Durant proved once again that the best way to silence your critics is to just play the game -- and win. You would think putting up 66 points in a game of streetball would win over some fans, but Durant was heckled all game long when he showed up in New York. The heckling only got worse as he missed a chance to tie the game late on a blown free throw. But like most super star NBA players, Durant got the final word. Given a second chance to tie the game, he drained a 3 pointer to put the...Read Full Story
Kevin Durant caught fire while playing some streetball in Harlem, landing four consecutive three pointers and scoring 66 points. After blowing up the Internet with his performance, we wonder: Is he better than Kobe? Nothing gets people talking like a good old "Who's the greatest" debate. So, we figured that with the NBA in the midst of a lockout, now would be the perfect time to get the wheels rolling on some heated discourse. Putting up 66 points in a game of streetball is by no means the...Read Full Story
That is the big big question. Durant must declare his intentions in the next 40 days. Texas fans would love to see the star freshman come back for at least another year of college ball at Texas. But Durant is facing a difficult decision - to leave school without a degree and join the NBA for a multi-million dollar contract, or to try to complete his education and join the NBA later. The risk is that he could get injured, and miss out on the opportunity to play in the big leagues.This is...Read Full Story
Michael Jordan was fined $15,000 due to a comment he made while speaking with the Charlotte Observer last Tuesday: Michael Jordan said he was interested in versatile players and said, “The kid who may present that is the kid in Texas. (He) may have that because he has all the right signs.” The Observer’s Rick Bonnell, the man who Jordan was speaking to in the interview, said this of the comment: “I don’t think he was doing anything malicious by making a reference to Texas freshman Kevin...Read Full Story
Texas forward Kevin Durant was named the Big 12 Conference's player of the year for the 2006 2007 season by league coaches.