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NBA playoffs: Inside the ties that bind the Thunder and Blazers
The lanky 19-year-old finished giving out kisses, hugs and high fives. Kevin Durant was taking his first steps to setting the Pacific Northwest on fire, steps which minutes before were walked by Portland’s No. 1 overall selection.
At the 2007 NBA Draft, Durant was a no-brainer at No. 2 for the then-Seattle SuperSonics after Portland selected...
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