Before he was an NBA superstar, Kevin Durant was a kid who loved playing basketball. Durant grew up to be the second overall pick in the NBA Draft. After a season in which he won NBA Rookie of the Year, his team moved to Oklahoma City, where Durant led the Thunder to the NBA Finals in 2012. This book takes readers through Durant’s impressive career, including scoring titles, All-Star games, and winning the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2014. Full-color photographs show Durant on and off the court, giving readers a look at the life of one of basketball’s best. Easy-to follow text and a high-interest topic are ideal for reluctant readers. A glossary helps strengthen vocabulary, while the Further Reading section encourages further exploration.