Athletically Durant is in rare company as his wingspan, mobility, quickness, and leaping ability have few peers.
Great in transition and on the fast break where he finishes with flair.
Excellent feel for the game and confidence allow him to make the game appear effortless.
Has the ability to catch and shoot off screens with ease.
Has legit NBA three point range that he hits with regularity.
Runs the court with the speed of a guard.
Defensively he has all the physical tools to develop into a exceptional defender.
Blessed with quick hands, length, lateral quickness and good natural instincts.
Soft hands allow for him to catch any pass thrown to him in the post.
Back to the basket moves are quite advanced and are executed with great speed and solid post footwork.
Ball handling ability enables Durant to gain separation from most defenders.
Perimeter shooting has no limitations as he has no trouble converting from mid-range with his feet set or off the dribble.
Excellent rebounder on balls of out of position as he's capable of grabbing boards that would normally be out of reach for even the most athletic of players.
Leadership skills have really blossomed this year as he took a young Texas team on his back giving Kansas a solid run in the Big 12 final and into to the NCAA tournament Above average shot blocker capable of disrupting shots.
Explosive scorer who is capable of going through dominating stretches during games that leave opposing teams shellshocked.
A player with out of this world potential.
Double teams have proven to trouble him as he doesn't always read them quickly enough.
While he is unselfish, he lacks the passing ability to create for his teammates.
Like most freshmen in college Durant will need to add more weight and body strength. He probably will always be on the slim side due to his narrow chest, but it shouldn't hinder him much except finishing inside.
Doesnt always take full advantage of mismatches, often Durant will settle for the outside jumper, granted it's not a horrible alternative.
Body strength doesnt allow him to finish after contact.
Although not a major flaw, it should be noted that Durant operate primarily on the right side of the floor.
Ball protection will need to be worked on as he can get careless with the ball.