Will Kevin Durant Become the Youngest MVP in NBA History?

July 26th, 2010 by Andrew Pierluissi Leave a reply »

The youngest player to win the MVP award was Wes Unseld at the age of 23. Come the end of the 2010-2011 regular season, Kevin Durant will be 22 years old, having the chance to once again mark his name in NBA history at an early age.

Kevin Durant’s road to stardom has been quicker than the majority of the superstars in the NBA. Kevin entered the NBA at the age of 18 after winning National College Player of the Year and Big 12 Player of the Year awards in 2007, among other collegiate awards. 

At 19, he was named NBA Rookie of the Year. That was just the start of his mark on the NBA.

Winning “Youngest player to…” awards is not new for Mr. Durant. 

In his most recent accomplishment, Durant became the youngest player to lead the league in scoring at the age of 21, taking the title from two-time MVP LeBron James. He also broke the record for most consecutive 25-point effort games, showing his extreme consistency.

In 2010, Kevin Durant finished second in league MVP ...

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