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Will 2012 Be the Year of Kevin Durant?
Kevin Durant is officially a beast. We can all agree on that. But what we cannot all agree on is his place as a scorer in the NBA. Some people don’t even think he’s the best player on his own team (not referring to you, Thabo Sefolosha). Let’s take a look at Mr. Durant’s short season and where he may or may not end up.
As of this writing, the Oklahoma City Thunder are undefeated on the heels of KD’s early 27.4 PPG, second only to LeBron James’ gaudy 29.6 PPG. Durant’s most dramatic points of the season came on a buzzer-beating game-winning deep 3 against the defending champion Dallas Mavericks. Perhaps the most impressive part of that performance is that Durant recognized he missed an assignment on the defensive end, and was determined to make amends. That’s the kind of player who brings in banners, and I think Durant will raise a few before his career is all said and done.
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