What's Kevin Durant's motivation?

Legacy of Oklahoma City Thunder's star taking shape without any clear objective

Updated: June 18, 2012, 12:34 AM ET
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

The one thing Kevin Durant lacks is a means of defining himself, of setting the parameters for which he should be described. It's always a generic "better." He wants to ascend to huge heights, but he's never named a specific mountain he desires to scale.

When Kobe Bryant entered the NBA, it was clear that Michael Jordan was both his template and target. Maybe that's why Kobe's the closest thing to Jordan. Since Kobe is so good at specifics, we should let him describe what the ultimate ...

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