- FOX Sports FOX Sports has the latest news and videos about NBA star Kevin Durant. Get the latest updates on Durant's status, his injury, and other developments in his career. Latest News Durant reportedly considering return to Golden State Warriors Kevin Durant is reportedly considering returning to the Golden State Warriors after he opted out of his contract this summer. The two-time NBA champion and Finals MVP could reunite with his former team as soon as next season. Durant to miss remainder of 2019-20 NBA season Kevin Durant has been ruled out for the remainder of the 2019-20 NBA season after suffering a setback in his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon. The Brooklyn Nets star has been out of action since suffering the injury in Game 5 of the 2019 NBA Finals. Videos Kevin Durant's Best Plays of the 2019-20 Season Check out the best plays from Kevin Durant's 2019-20 season with the Brooklyn Nets. From amazing dunks to clutch buckets, Durant was a highlight machine all season long. Kevin Durant's Top 10 Dunks of All Time Take a look back at the top 10 dunks of Kevin Durant's career. From his days with the Oklahoma City
The Brooklyn Nets head coach Jacque Vaughn was asked about how he tries to keep Brooklyn's spirits high, even after going 2-6 in Kevin Durant's absence: "We're going to count on them to be competitive every single night. My message will not change. I will not budge an inch on giving them an excuse."
For the first time in six years Joel Embiid will not be starting in the NBA All-Star Game. The Cameroonian superstar will be on the bench as Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jayson Tatum, Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, and Donovan Mitchell will be on the starting lineup.
The NBA All-Star Game starters were announced yesterday. LeBron James was the captain out of the West with Zion Williamson, Nikola Jokic, Steph Curry and Luka Doncic joining him. Giannis Antetokounmpo will be the opposing team captain and the four other East starters are Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum and Donovan Mitchell. Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe react and share their ASG snubs.
With Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kevin Durant and Jayson Tatum filling the overpowered East's frontcourt from the votes of fans, media and players, Embiid came up short in inserting himself to start – which created raucous reaction and backlash from Philly fans.