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Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

Kevin Durant wanted to play for the Toronto Raptors as a kid

yahoo.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Every team in the league would love to have Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant on their roster. But as a young NBA fan growing up in Washington, D.C., which roster did Durant himself wish he could join? Surprisingly, the answer wasn't his hometown …
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  • Video - Bomani Jones on Hero Worship 06:07

    Bomani Jones on Hero Worship

    Jan 17
    LeBron faces Kobe tonight as Lance Armstrong faces Oprah. Bomani Jones, on why we love to build athletes up before tearing them down.
  • Video - Challenging Season For Kobe, Lakers 01:53

    Challenging Season For Kobe, Lakers

    Jan 17
    Stephen A. Smith discusses how important Thursday's matchup with the Heat is for the Lakers.
  • Video - LeBron's 39 Points Fuel Heat 01:54

    LeBron's 39 Points Fuel Heat

    Jan 17
    Highlight Of The Night: LeBron James scored 39 points and Dwyane Wade added 27 to help the Heat hold off the Lakers in Los Angeles.
  • Video - LA Hot Button: Kobe and LeBron in the Finals? 02:39

    LA Hot Button: Kobe and LeBron in the Finals?

    Jan 17
    The LA Hot Button question of the week: Will we ever see a Kobe Bryant - LeBron James NBA Finals showdown? Dave Joseph provides his perspective.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami Heat

    Jan 17
    The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Daily Dime: LeBron on a remarkable run

    Jan 17
    LeBron James showed us one of his best stretches of play this week, Brian Windhorst writes.
  • NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?

    Jan 17
    Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
  • Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picks

    Jan 17
    It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.