Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City Thunder agree to 5-year contract extension - Article Photos 5/13

THE GYM RAT : A sometimes forgotten part of Kevin Durant's ascension as an NBA superstar is the hard work behind his talents. The story of him taking a pillow to his neighborhood rec center so he could eat, sleep and play basketball may someday become the stuff of legend, but only because Durant, shown here at a Thunder practice with teammate James Harden, continues that approach to this day.