Does Kevin Durant Have What It Takes To Be an NBA Icon?

August 9th, 2010 by Curtis Finchum Leave a reply »
While the summer buzzed about LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh going to Miami and the reigning two-time NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers reloading their roster, Kevin Durant signed a five-year extension with the Oklahoma City Thunder, legitimizing him as the face of the franchise. 

Durant has done everything he could for the Thunder, from winning Rookie of the Year while playing in Seattle, to becoming the youngest scoring champion in NBA history just last year. 

Durant led the Thunder to a 50-win season, which was a 27-game improvement from his first season in Oklahoma City. 

Now, after the "Decision" made by James, there has been a fallout of sorts from his fanbase after he bolted from Cleveland, leaving many wondering if Durant can become the league's "savior."

A league filled with stars like Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Carmelo Anthony, Brandon Roy, James, Wade, Bosh, etc. and people seem to think it needs saving. The league is filled with unbelievable athletes—why would it need saving? 

Well, while these stars are all in the league, you have to think about something. Jordan, Bird, and Mag ...

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