NBA Superstar Kevin Durant Chooses New Nickname for Himself, ‘The Servant’ [[Video]]

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via: The Christian Post

He doesn’t wear Scripture-laden eye black like Tim Tebow or the WWJD? bracelets his Oklahoma City Thunder teammate Derek Fisher used to sport, but NBA superstar Kevin Durant makes his faith in Jesus Christ no secret.

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“I go to chapel before every game and I have a spiritual coach I talk to and he’s helping me out a lot in my walk with the Lord,” the five-time All-Star said in a Beliefnet interview.

Last weekend, Kevin Durant talked with ESPN analyst Bill Simmons and revealed a new nickname he chose for himself. In contrast to “The King,” the honorific favored by his rival Lebron James, the OKC superstar chose a name that seems much more fitting of his quiet resolve, and of the Bible he so depends on. He wants to be called “The Servant” because he just likes to “serve everybody,” including teammates, ushers and the fans.

He explains the choice in this Grantland video:

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