Latest Kevin Durant News

Durant moves into NBA's top 25, Nets beat Celtics 123-104

Nov. 25, 2021 00:54 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Durant grew up in the Washington, D.C., area looking up to Allen Iverson as he led Georgetown to back-to-back trips to the NCAA Sweet 16. Now the Nets forward is looking down at the Hall of Famer from the top 25 of the NBA's all-time scoring list. ...

Durant scores 27, Nets get lift from rookie to down Cavs

Nov. 22, 2021 22:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — In two days, Cam Thomas went from G League sensation to Brooklyn spark plug. Kevin Durant returned to the lineup and scored 27 points, James Harden added 14 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Thomas gave Brooklyn a needed second-half lift in a...

LaVine, DeRozan come up big as Bulls beat Nuggets 114-108

Nov. 20, 2021 00:39 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Zach LaVine took over late before handing things over to DeMar DeRozan, who took it from there. That was much to the delight of a strong Chicago crowd, too, chanting “Let's go Bulls!" at every chance. LaVine scored 12 of his 36...

Harden rallies Nets to 115-113 win over Magic as Durant sits

Nov. 19, 2021 23:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The shots were not falling for James Harden on Friday, except when he was at the free throw line. He was nearly perfect there, going 19 for 20 as he scored 36 points to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 115-113 victory over the Orlando Magic. ...

Harden, Nets outlast short-handed Cavaliers, 109-99

Nov. 17, 2021 22:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — James Harden scored 27 points, LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 and Kevin Durant 23 to help the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers 109-99 on Wednesday. Patty Mills added 21 points to give the Nets four 20-point scorers for the first time...

Curry scores 37, Durant season-low 19 as Warriors rout Nets

Nov. 17, 2021 01:41 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry exited the court to one last chorus of “MVP! MVP!” chants, a sound that even he thought was weird. It is, after all, Kevin Durant's home arena. It was Curry's night, though. Curry had 37...

Kevin Durant scores 33 points, Nets beat Thunder 120-96

Nov. 14, 2021 22:39 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant made himself at home again in Oklahoma City. The former Thunder star scored 33 points to help the Brooklyn Nets beat Oklahoma City 120-96 on Sunday night. Durant played eight seasons for the Thunder, winning four...

Harden has 39 points, 12 assists, Nets top Pelicans 120-112

Nov. 13, 2021 00:56 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With James Harden and Kevin Durant both hitting clutch shots, the Brooklyn Nets were able to get away with blowing a 21-point second-half lead on the road. Harden highlighted a 39-point, 12-assist performance with a game-sealing 27-foot 3-pointer...

Kevin Durant, James Harden lead Nets past Magic, 123-90

Nov. 10, 2021 22:29 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 30 points and James Harden had his 59th career triple double in the Brooklyn Nets' 123-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. They gave most of the credit to 36-year-old LaMarcus Aldridge, ...

Analysis: As Cunningham still learns, NBA rookies doing fine

Nov. 09, 2021 02:59 AM EST

Cade Cunningham’s final shot of his most recent game was a 3-point try from the left wing as time was running out against the Brooklyn Nets, an attempt that never got anywhere near the rim. Kevin Durant swatted it away with ease. And weirdly, that...