Including men’s national team training camps, Kevin Durant has played on 11 USA Basketball teams. He has compiled a 39-0 record and won three gold medals in FIBA events, and he is 4-1 in USA National Team intra-squad exhibitions. In his USA career, he has appeared in 45 games and compiled 860 points (19.1 ppg.), 242 rebounds (5.4 rpg.), 112 assists (2.5 apg.) and 57 steals (1.3 spg.), while shooting 53.1% from the floor, 48.6% from 3-point and 88.3% from the foul line.
Kevin Durant is one of 19 two-time U.S. men’s Olympians and one of 17 U.S. men to win two Olympic men's basketball gold medals.
Kevin Durant first was selected to play for the USA Basketball Junior National Select Team at the 2006 Nike Hoop Summit. He started in the 109-91 win over the World Select Team in Memphis and tallied 20 points and seven rebounds in 22 minutes.
After first playing for USA Basketball at the age of 17 in April 2006, Kevin Durant was added to the USA Basketball Men's National Team on May 23, 2007, a little more than one year later.
Kevin Durant (left) participated in his first USA Men’s National Team training camp in 2007 in Las Vegas. He is pictured with Carmelo Anthony (center) and LeBron James.
Kevin Durant helped lead the USA Blue Team in the 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge to a come-from-behind 105-104 victory. He recorded 22 points, six rebounds, one assist and three steals in 24 minutes.
Kevin Durant was a member of the 2008 USA Select Team that trained in Las Vegas against the 2008 USA National Team that went on to recapture Olympic gold in Beijing, China.
Kevin Durant participated in the 2009 USA Basketball National Team minicamp.
As a member of the USA Blue Team in the 2009 USA Basketball Showcase, Kevin Durant recorded 20 points, eight rebounds and four assists to help his side to a win.
In the 2010 USA Basketball Showcase, Kevin Durant helped lead the USA White Team to a 114-96 victory and recorded a game-high 28 points to go with five rebounds and two assists in 29 minutes. And, he was named the Tiffany & Co. Player of the Game.
Kevin Durant was a member of the 2010 USA National Team that finished 4-0 in its pre-World Cup tour. During the exhibitions, he averaged team-bests of 17.3 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.8 blocks to go with 1.8 assists and 1.0 steals per game.
Kevin Durant was a member of the USA Blue Team that claimed 49-47 sudden-death overtime victory in the 2010 USA Basketball Radio City Showcase.
Kevin Durant was a member of the 2010 USA World Cup Team that finished 9-0 and won gold in Istanbul, capturing the USA’s first World Cup title since 1994.
Kevin Durant started in all nine 2010 FIBA World Cup games and averaged team-highs of 22.8 points and 28.2 minutes and a team second-best 6.1 rebounds to go with 1.8 assists and 1.4 steals per game.
Kevin Durant was named MVP of the 2010 FIBA World Cup after he led the USA in scoring in five games, including 12 or more points in all nine games and 20 or more points in five contests. Durant scored 33 points in a quarterfinal win over Russia, a record 38 points in a semifinal victory over Lithuania and 28 points in the gold medal win against Turkey.
With his 2010 performance, Kevin Durant established USA men’s World Cup single-competition records for points scored (205), scoring average (22.8) and field goals made (74) and attempted (133); and he ranks second for 3-point attempts (57), third for 3-point makes (26), sixth for free throws made (31) and ninth for rebounds (55).
Kevin Durant owns four USA men’s World Cup single-game records, and he set three of those in the USA’s semifinal win against Lithuania on Sept. 11, 2010, including points scored (38) and field goals made (14) and attempted (25). He also set a USA men’s World Cup single-game record for 3-point attempts with 12 in the gold medal victory versus Turkey on Sept. 12, 2010.
Kevin Durant was a member of the 2012 USA National Team that finished its pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record. He started in three games and averaged a team second-best 17.6 points per game to go with 5.0 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.2 steals per game.
Kevin Durant played in his first Olympic Games in 2012 in London, helping the USA to finish 8-0 and with the gold medal. He started in all eight games and averaged a team-high 19.5 points per game, along with 5.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.6 steals per game.
In the 2012 Olympic gold medal game versus Spain, Kevin Durant accounted for a USA team-best 30 points and added nine rebounds, one assist, one blocked shot and one steal in a team-high 38 minutes of action.
Kevin Durant recorded nine points, three rebounds, three assists, one blocked shot and one steal in almost 26 minutes of action for the victorious USA White Team in the abbreviated 2014 USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas.
As a member of the 2016 USA National Team that finished its pre-Olympic tour with a 5-0 record, Kevin Durant averaged a team-best 15.6 points per game to go with 2.8 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game.
As a member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team, Kevin Durant started in all eight games and averaged a team-leading 19.4 points per game, along with 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists in 28.6 minutes per game to help lead the USA to an 8-0 record and a third-straight Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro.
Three times Kevin Durant led the USA in scoring at the 2016 Olympics, including 25 points and six assists against China on Aug. 6; 27 points against Argentina in the quarterfinals on Aug. 17; and 30 points against Serbia in the gold medal game on Aug. 21.
Kevin Durant was selected as the 2010 USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year and the 2016 USA Basketball Co-Male Athlete of the Year.
In the U.S. men’s Olympic single-game record book, Kevin Durant lists tied for fourth and tied for ninth in points, including 30 against Serbia in 2016, 30 against Spain 2012 and 28 versus Argentina in 2012.
In the U.S. men’s Olympic single-competition record book, Kevin Durant is first and second in points (156 in 2012 and 155 in 2016) and first and second in 3-point makes (34 in 2012 and 25 in 2016); first in 3-point attempts (65 in 2012); fourth in 3-point percentage (.581 in 2016); and tied for fourth in field goals made (52 in 2016).
In the U.S. Olympic men’s career record book, Kevin Durant is first for points averaged (19.4) and 3-pointers made (59); second for points (311) and 3-pointers attempted (108); tied for second in free throws made (50); third in field goals made (101) and attempted (191); fourth in 3-point percentage (.546) and free throws attempted (59); fifth for rebounds (86); tied for seventh in blocked shots (9); ninth in steals (21); and 11th in assists (49).
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