Kevin Durant: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball’s Greatest Small Forwards

Kevin Durant: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Greatest Small Forwards Author Clayton Geoffreys
ISBN-10 1505318092
ISBN-13 9781505318098
Year 2014-12-01
Pages 156
Language English
Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Learn the Incredible Story of the Golden State Warriors Superstar Kevin Durant Read on your PC Mac smartphone tablet or Kindle device In Kevin Durant The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball s Greatest Small Forwards you ll read about the inspirational story of basketball s star Kevin Durant Kevin Durant started his career as the face of the Thunder dynasty upon entering the league in 2007 as the second overall pick After a nine year stint with the Thunder Durant opted to sign with the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 offseason Reflecting back on Durant s time in OKC the team came a long way becoming one of the perennial Western Conference contenders during his tenure Playing alongside athletic and talented players like Russell Westbrook James Harden Serge Ibaka and Reggie Jackson Durant had the opportunity to lead the Thunder to several deep playoff runs behind the helm of Coach Scott Brooks While he did not win a championship with the Thunder Durant accomplished quite a bit with Russell Westbrook in his nine years in OKC Time will tell what he will be able to accomplish with Stephen Curry Klay Thompson and Draymond Green in Golden State In this book youll learn about Kevins incredible story to the NBA Kevin Durant has had an incredible basketball career playing in the National Basketball Association In this short book we will learn about how Kevin became the star MVP small forward that he is today Starting first with his childhood and early life we ll learn about Kevin Durant prior to entering the NBA his time in the NBA along with his impact on Oklahoma City as well as his decision to leave for Golden State Here is a preview of what is inside this book Early Life and Childhood High School Years College Years at the University of Texas Kevins NBA Career Kevin Durants Personal Life Durants Impact on Basketball and Beyond Kevin Durants Legacy and Future An excerpt from the book The game of basketball has many facets a player can excel at There have been excellent rebounders such as Wilt Chamberlain Moses Malone and Dennis Rodman among others The NBA has also seen its share of passing wizards in the form of Magic Johnson John Stockton Jason Kidd and Steve Nash And when all else failed some defenders stopped at nothing to deprive opposing teams of baskets Names such as Bill Russell Joe Dumars Dikembe Mutombo and Gary Payton excelled at that aspect of the game But no matter how many ways a player can affect a game of basketball scoring was always the name of the game No other player could do that better than Kevin Durant Standing over 610 and with arms as long as a mile Kevin Durant had the height and length that was supposed to score baskets inside the paint However Durant was also blessed with the athleticism grace footwork and handles that made him an even greater threat with the ball in his hands out on the perimeter He has the size of a center but could move like a shooting guard on the floor And with the addition of his ability to hit unguardable jump shots and his stone cold mentality of hitting bucket after bucket Kevin Durant was a born prodigy at putting the ball through the hoop And in that aspect he was also very efficient as his shooting percentages would show He has become one of the few members to average 50 from the floor 40 from the three point line and 90 from the free throw line all in the same season Tags Kevin Durant Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Thunder Scott Brooks Serge Ibaka James Harden Reggie Jackson University of Texas Basketball Seattle SuperSonics LeBron James Carmelo Anthony Derrick Rose Chris Paul Stephen Curry Klay Thompson Steve Kerr Draymond Green

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