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  • Kevin Durant Analysis

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    This article is about Kevin Durant becoming the villain instead of being the nice guy by leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder and going to the Golden State Warriors after playing for the Thunder for nine years. Last July, DeAndre Jordan returned to the Los ANgeles Clippers after joining the Dallas Mavericks for only three days. Right after this was declared, Jordan was hated in Dallas, loved in Los Angeles, and was made fun of on the late-night talk shows, social media, and sports talk radio. He could

  • Kevin Durant

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    professional athletes, scientists, and musicians there have been a large variety of people to live in different ways. Spending a day as the person of my choice would be an amazing opportunity. The person most interesting to myself would be Kevin Durant. A day as Kevin Durant would give me insight to the work ethic, struggles, and adversity a NBA player experiences on a daily basis. Although I see snippets of how hardworking professional athletes are, I cannot truly appreciate nor understand

  • Nba Free Agent, Texas And Play For The Golden State Warriors

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    This past summer Kevin Durant made the bold decision as an NBA free agent to take his talents to Oakland, California and play for the Golden State Warriors. Durant had played his prior eight years for the Oklahoma Thunder. During this time playing for the Thunder, Durant has won an NBA Most Valuable Player Award, four NBA scoring titles, the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, and two Olympic gold medals. He has also been selected to six All-NBA teams and seven All-Star teams. Durant helped lead Oklahoma

  • Thunder Games Impact Oklahoma City Essay

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    business profits, and promotes our entire state. The economy of Oklahoma has reached new heights after the Thunder established a dominant position in the National Basketball Association. After each game was won the popularity of the dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook excited many

  • Social Media's Negative Effects On College Athletes

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    “The number of coaches and teams who don't allow players to use social media has decreased in recent years[…]as coaches realize that many players will use them anyway(Deshazo 2).” Social media has become one of the easiest ways to speak your mind and have your voice heard. However, with power comes responsibility, if athletes are not extremely careful about what they choose to announce, it can be dangerous for their career. There has been a numerous amount of cases where an athlete post or says something

  • Kevin Durant Research Paper

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    Kevin Durant: 18,000 career points, 4x nba scoring champion, winner of the mvp, 2 olympic gold medals… No NBA Title. Kd knows what he wants and deserves a title. The hatred for KD needs to stop because he simply just wants a ring, has done a lot for the Okc Thunder in his time being there, and is a great person off the court. Kevin Durant has spent his last 8 seasons with the Okc Thunder making the playoffs, but never getting the ring he deserves. Kevin Durant has given Thunder fans plenty of excitement

  • Portland Trailblazers And Voters: Case Study

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    line-up is incredibly athletic and will be one of the most fun teams to watch. 3. Oklahoma City Thunder Many peg Russell Westbrook as an MVP favorite due to the departure of Kevin Durant, and I don’t blame them. Look back to the 2014 season, a season in which Westbrook was practically a triple-double machine in the absence of Durant. Westbrook is the clear go-to guy and he should lead the Thunder in almost every major statistical category. In today’s NBA, a team needs more than one star, and that is

  • Lebron Vs Kevin Durant Essay

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    Lebron or Kevin Durant is better. Lebron has been playing 13 years in the NBA and he is 31 years old. He has a wife, a young daughter, and an athletic son that is already being recruited.( LeBron James is better than Kevin Durant because he has been playing longer, he has more awards than him, and he is more successful than him, talented and academically). Lebron James is better than Durant. Lebron James has been playing longer than Kevin Durant. First, Lebron has been playing longer than Kevin Durant

  • Basketball Nba Star Kevin Durant

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    “ I don’t know what I’m going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I’m going to keep playing basketball,” NBA star Kevin Durant. It is because of Dr. James Naismith’s invention of basketball, that Kevin Durant is able to play basketball everyday for the Oklahoma City Thunder, a team in the National Basketball Association. From the first game of basketball ever played, to the Golden State Warriors winning the National Basketball of Association championship in 2015, the sport has definitely evolved

  • Personal Narrative: Siblings

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    All was well and good, until Kevin began panicking about possible jail time. He was having a full on anxiety attack in the bathroom for more than ten minutes. Afterwards, we all had a bit of a stomach ache, but wanted to end on a good note. Jojo and I filled our cargo pants with Cadbury Eggs and Peeps, Kevin had the important job of smuggling the giant chocolate Easter bunny. To this day, Jojo and I don’t know why we gave Kevin that job, but what is done is done. We were casually