After leading team USA to a gold medal in the FIBA World Basketball Championships in a perfect 9-0 record, Kevin Durant was named USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year. While most of the 2008 Olympic teams stayed home, Durant led the young 2010 team averaging 22.8 points (US record in the event), including shooting 56 percent from the field and 45 percent from beyond the arc. KD is also a candidate for the US Olympic Committee 2010 SportsMan of the Year Award. Legendary Coach Krzyzewski had this to say about Mr. USA Basketball, “Kevin brought maturity and a winning mindset to every practice and every game”. As if there was any doubt left, here is why Kevin Durant receives such a prestigious award.