A Look Back at KD’s Busy Summer

After a record breaking third season in the NBA, KD took part in an action packed summer. Here are some of the highlights.

KD takes on China
In June, Kevin traveled to China and took part in a three city tour for Nike Basketball. He made stops in Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. Here are some videos from his tour:

KD China Day 1

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Come Out to EA Sports NBA Triple Double Event

KD is on the cover of EA Sports NBA ELITE 11 game. To launch the game EA is hosting a 3 day party in NYC called Triple Double. The event will be held September 24-26 at 960 Avenue of the America’s in NYC. The event is free and will give fans a chance to play both NBA ELITE 11 and NBA Jam for the first time. For more information on the event, click HERE.

Video: Kevin Durant FIBA World Championship Highlights

Take a look at this great mix from Kevin’s MVP performance during the 2010 FIBA World Championship tournament.

(via: Daily Thunder)

Get Your Kevin Durant USA Basketball Jersey

Show your support for KD and the Gold Medal winning 2010 USA Basketball squad by picking up an authentic Kevin Durant USA Basketball jersey. Click on the jerseys below to purchase.

Kevin Durant Leads Team USA to FIBA Gold

After a 16 year drought, KD and the USA Basketball squad were able to secure the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

KD’s performance in the tournament was nothing short of spectacular. In the last three games of the tournament he scored 33, 38 and 28 points against Russia, Lithuania and Turkey, respectively.

The 38 points in the semi-final game against Lithuania set a new USA Basketball record for most points scored in the FIBA World Championship tournament, while his seven three pointers in the gold medal game against Turkey set a new FIBA World Championship record. KD also finished the tournament with U.S. FIBA Worlds record 22.8 points in the event, shattering the 20.2 mark Luther Burden put up in 1974.

KD’s performance earned him a spot on the FIBA World Championship All-Tournament team and the tournament’s most valuable player award.

Congrats to KD and the entire USA Basketball team!

For photos for KD during the FIBA Tournament click HERE.

-Team KD

Video: Kevin Durant Talks About the Meaning Behind the Names and Numbers He Writes on His Shoes

During the FIBA World Championship tournament, KD has been writing various names and numbers on his USAB Edition Nike Zoom Hyperfuse shoes. Check out this video where KD tells us the meaning behind all of the names and numbers he’s been writing on his shoes during the FIBA World Championship.

Video: Kevin Durant Helps EA Sports With the Development of NBA ELITE 11

Before KD joined Team USA to prepare for the FIBA World Basketball Tournament, he made a trip up to EA Sports to give them some pointers on how to make NBA ELITE 11 a great game. Here are two videos from KD’s visit with the EA Sports team:

Kevin Durant Buys Twitter/Facebook Follower a Pair of Shoes

We’ve seen KD give away game tickets and shoes to fans on Twitter and Facebook. Here’s another great story of KD interacting with fans via his social media pages. This time he ended up buying a fan a pair of shoes at the Potomac Mills Mall. Here’s the story from one of KD’s fans named Brandon:

It was just a regular day, but then I saw posts on Kevin Durant’s Facebook and Twitter saying that he was going to be heading to the Potamac Mills Mall and for fans to come say what’s up to him. I immediately called everyone on my contact list that had a car, but no one had time to drive me. Finally I was able to get my cousin’s friend to take me and my two cousins to the mall. My cousin and her friend went shopping while my other cousin and I went to eat and look for Kevin Durant.

We couldn’t find KD, so we decided to wait for him outside the Nike store. He didn’t show up, so we decided to go look for him at another store. While we were walking I saw KD walking toward us. My cousin didn’t believe me until I actually went up to him. I asked for an autograph and he signed my basketball.

On his Facebook and Twitter, he said that if anyone saw him and asked him, he would get them a pair of basketball shoes. So I asked him for shoes….and he actually got me shoes! We were in Finish Line for 30 minutes with KD and his friends helping me look for the shoes I wanted. He ended up buying me a pair of the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse USAB editions that he’s wearing in FIBA World Championships this summer. Thanks for everything, KD!

KD continues to prove why he is one of the most down to earth, fan friendly athletes out there. So if you’re not following him already, make sure you add him on Facebook and Twitter. Enjoy your kicks Brandon!

-Team KD

Get Your Kevin Durant World Basketball Festival T-Shirts!

To commemorate the 2010 World Basketball Festival and the 2010 FIBA World Championship tournament, Nike has released some special edition T-Shirts featuring WBF Illustrations of KD. Click on the shirt of your choice to purchase at the Nike store.

Youth/Boy’s Grey (Remember, this one is for KIDS only!)

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Come See Kevin Durant at the Harlem House of Hoops

KD will be making an appearance at the Harlem House of Hoops this Saturday night. The Harlem House of Hoops is located at 268 W. 125th Street in Harlem. The event is from 6pm to 8pm.

KD made an appearance at the Harlem House of Hoops earlier this year. Check out his post about the experience HERE.

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