Kevin Durant

During his final take segment on ESPN's "First Take," Stephen …

Stephen A Smith: ‘The Black Athlete Has It Pretty Rough’

During his final take segment on ESPN’s “First Take,” Stephen A. Smith responded to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant “waking up” to see how “rough it is for the average black man.” Smith agreed with Durant, saying the black athlete also “has

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Durant Powers Warriors Over Cavaliers for NBA Title

Oakland (AFP) – Sparked by 39 points from Kevin Durant and 34 from Stephen Curry, the Golden State Warriors won their fifth NBA title Monday, beating Cleveland 129-120 to capture the NBA Finals for the second time in three seasons.

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during a press conference after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-101 in game six of the Western Conference Finals on May 28, 2016

Kevin Durant Signs Two-Year Deal with the Golden State Warriors

Vaunted free agent Kevin Durant announced on Monday his decision to join the Golden State Warriors. The signing gives the team coming off the best regular season in NBA history the league’s top free agent (at least of the ones actually looking for a new team) and provides $54 million in salary over two years to a player who signed a sneaker deal with Nike in 2014 that could hit $300 million in value over the life of the contract.

Kobe Bryant

NBA Names All-Star Game Starters

The NBA announced its All-Star Game starters, and Kobe Bryant led the balloting to win a spot playing in his 18th such midseason exhibition.