Discover the amazing achievements of beloved basketball superstar Kevin Durant in this exciting and comprehensive new biography!
From his days as the skinny kid on youth teams to his MVP season with the Oklahoma City Thunder to his first NBA Championship with the Golden State Warriors, Kevin Durant has been an electrifying presence on the basketball court. With two Olympic gold medals, four NBA scoring titles, and an NBA MVP Award, Kevin shows no sign of slowing down. Through every triumph, Kevin has lived his life by the motto "hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard," dedicating himself to becoming the best player on the court and known for remaining humble and kind through it all.
This action-packed and comprehensive biography brings readers onto the court to experience the biggest moments of Kevin Durant's remarkable career, relays details of his life, and shows his dedication to giving back to his community. Complete with stats and photographs, this book makes the perfect gift for any young sports fan.
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Matt Christopher is the beloved and bestselling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 1988-2002: Hard Work and Talent 1
Chapter 2 2002-2006: High School 9
Chapter 3 2006-2007: Hook 'em Horns 17
Chapter 4 2007: The Draft 29
Chapter 5 2007-2008: The Sonics 36
Chapter 6 2008-2009: Welcome to OKC 44
Chapter 7 2009-2010: The Breakout 53
Chapter 8 2010-2011: Rivalries and Success 61
Chapter 9 2011-2012: Lockout 71
Chapter 10 2012: Challenging the Throne 79
Chapter 11 2012-2013: 50-40-90 84
Chapter 12 2013-2014: First, Finally 91
Chapter 13 2014-2016: Injuries and Underdogs 99
Chapter 14 2016-2017: Free Agency and Golden State 107
Chapter 15 2017-2018: Building a Dynasty 115
Chapter 16 2018 And Beyond: Hard Work Pays Off 121
Kevin Durant's Year-to-Year Highlights 130