Sports: Kevin Durant Sued Over “Durantula” Knickname

By on June 21, 2012

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When Kevin Durant was emerging as one of the best players in the NBA, many people felt like he needed a nickname. It looks like the people who officially decided that “Durantula” would be his nickname picked a bad one.

According to TMZ, Durant was sued in Federal Court on Tuesday by a musician who claims that is his nickname. Mark Durante, a guitarist who played with Public Enemy (unrelated to the hip-hop group), The Aliens, The Next Big Thing, and other bands, says he used the Durantula nickname and has trademark rights to it. more…

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