American basketball pro-Kevin Durant has received an NBA Most Valuable Player Award. He has also won an NBA championship, four NBA scoring titles, two Olympic gold medals, an NBA Rookie of the Year Award and two other Most Valuable Player Awards in the form of the Bill Russell NBA Finals’ Most Valuable Player Award and the NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award. Kevin Durant has such an impressive career record that he was selected for nine NBA All-Star teams and eight All-NBA teams.
Kevin Durant was born in Washington D.C. on September 29, 1988, the son of parents Wanda Durant and Wayne Pratt. Wayne Pratt left his family when Kevin was a child, and Wanda Durant was later divorced from her husband. Kevin Durant was therefore raised by his mother and maternal grandmother, Barbara Davis. Kevin later met his father again at the age of 13 and the two about basketball when his father traveled the country with his son to participate in basketball tournaments.
Kevin Durant and his siblings, sister Brianna and brothers Rayvonne and Tony, grew up in Prince George’s County. He was a gangster boy, exceptionally tall for his age. In intermediate, he was already at 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in). Early on in his life, he was a fan of basketball and dreamed of playing for the Toronto Raptors, where his favorite player was Vince Carter. He started playing Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball for various teams in the Maryland area.
He had become a courted contender from high school and was considered the second-best player in his class. He was selected by Seattle Supersonics in 2007 as the second overall pick in the NBA design. Since then, Kevin Durant has had a career that keeps getting better and better. He is one of the most valuable players in American professional basketball at the moment and below you can learn more about his life and family.
Kevin Durant’s Mom, Dad (Parents)
Kevin Durant’s close relationship with his mother is an open reality. Wanda Durant, sometimes known as Mama Durant or “The Real MVP”, practically raised her sons as single mothers and thus established such a close relationship with them. She is the creator of Hope, Dream Believe and Achieve (HDBA, LLC) and is considered a strong leader and philanthropist. She is President and CEO of HDBA, where she shares her experience with two men who are undoubtedly the definition of successful adults. She also gives her time and support to the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation and other non-profit organizations such as Single Parents Support Network, The Boys & Girls Club of America and Mothers of Professional Basketball Players. Wanda Durant’s story was told in “The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story,” produced by Queen Latifah (Dana Owens).
Wayne Pratt, Kevin Durant’s father is a policeman, and although the two had a hard start, Kevin could rely on his father as a volunteer before finally deciding to sign with the Golden State Warriors. Wayne Pratt is also an assistant basketball coach at Friendship Collegiate School.
Kevin Durant Brother
Kevin Durant has two brothers, Rayvonne Pratt and Anthony Durant. Rayvonne is not exactly a public person, but Tony Durant often participates in his brother’s games and is himself a successful businessman. Tony Durant actually played college basketball when they were younger. He attended Suitland High School in Forestville, Maryland, and St. John’s Military School in Salina, Kansas. He published regularly on Instagram about his life and his family.
What is Kevin Durant’s Real Height?
Kevin Durant was always quite great, as we have already mentioned. His height is often written as 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in), but Kevin Durant himself has said that he is actually 2.10 m (6 ft 10 3⁄4 in) barefoot and with shoes; 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in). When he first started professional basketball, he was criticized for his slim build, passport, and defense. Those days are long gone. His main position is now small and has impressive career averages of 27.2 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game.
Kevin Durant Wife/ Girlfriend
Kevin Durant was never married. What he had were a number of relationships, one of which even ended in a commitment that was quite robustly covered by the media. The woman he was engaged to is also a basketball player – Monica Wright. Monica Wright was a point guard in the WNBA and in her opinion she did not end up as Durant’s wife because of her strong Christian faith. She told Risen Magazine that there was a lot of criticism of her separation, but she believed that God had her back in it.
In March 2018, Kevin Durant began to be paired with a new love interest called Cass Anderson. Anderson apparently sits in the women’s area at a game and a gossip site also published a photo that allegedly showed that she was waiting for him after a game. Cass Anderson’s Instagram shows that she is a real estate agent.