On the Court with...Kevin Durant

On the Court with...Kevin Durant

by Matt Christopher

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316486712
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/04/2018
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 105,490
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

Photos 124

Kevin Durant's Year-to-Year Highlights 130

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