Kevin Durant announced on Tuesday his intention to hire an agent and enter the NBA Draft. Listen to…
Durant: 'It's My Time to Go'
"It was tough because I didn't want to leave my teammates," Kevin Durant said, "but I had to make the right decision for myself. I think my teammates and my coaches understood that. It (playing in the NBA) has been my dream for a while. I felt like I was ready." Durant said he finally reached his decision Sunday night after returning from Los Angeles where he became the second Texas player in four years to receive the John Wooden Award honoring the nation's top collegiate player. Durant informed head coach Rick Barnes of his decision on Monday. "I told him it was time for me to take my game to the next level," Durant said. "He told me he was happy for me, so I'm happy, too." Durant also said he managed to defer any consideration of a professional career until the completion of the recent collegiate basketball season. The Horns finished 25-10 and No. 16 nationally in the final USA-Today (coaches) poll. During...
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