3. Kevin Durant
One more season in Oklahoma would have probably put Kevin Durant in the number one spot for the Sonics/Thunder list. 

Seriously, he was that good, in just that brief a time frame!

In the time that the Seattle Supersonics drafted Kevin Durant, he established himself as one of the best players in the National Basketball Association winning the MVP in 2014 and four scoring titles.  Basically, this was the best pure shooters for years!

With the help of Russell Westbrook and James Harden, Durant took OKC deep into the playoffs, including a Finals appearance in 2012.

Sadly for fans of the Thunder, Durant took his talents west to Golden State as a Free Agent after the 2015-16 Season.

Regardless, the Durant era in OKC was an exciting one and aren’t they glad that Portland picked Greg Oden first!

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Shooting Guard, Small Forward
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 1st Round, 2nd Overall 6/28/07.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent with the Golden State Warriors 7/4/16.
  • Games Played: 641
  • Per Game Averages: 37.8 MP
    .530 eFG%
    .882 FT%
    27.4 PTS
    7.0 RB
    3.7 AST
    1.2 STL
    1.0 BLK
  • Advanced Stats: 25.0 PER
    .605 TS%
    41.7 VORP
    107.9 WS
  • Major Accolades and Awards: MVP (2013-14)
    Rookie of the Year (2007-08)
    First Team All NBA (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14)
    Second Team All NBA (2015-16)
    First Team All Rookie (2007-08)
    All Star Game (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14 & 2015-16)
    All Star Game MVP (2012)
    Most Minutes Played (2009-10, 2011-12 & 2013-14)
    Most Free Throws (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14)
    Most Points (2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13 & 2013-14)
    Highest Free Throw Percentage (2012-13)
    Highest Usage Percentage (2013-14)
    Most Offensive Win Shares (2013-14)
    Most Win Shares (2013-14)
    Highest Offensive Box Plus/Minus (2013-14)
    Highest VORP (2013-14)
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