Originally written on Around the Arc  |  Last updated 11/18/14
Kevin Durant is one of the most efficient and unstoppable scorers I, or the League, has ever seen.  Simply said, the guy can put the ball in the basket.  Although he may not (yet) be the League’s overall best player, as a recently crowned King in Miami may have already laid claim to that title, you would be hard-pressed to find someone with superior scoring ability to KD in today’s NBA.  Durant is a machine.  Three pointers, pull-ups, step-backs, turnarounds, drives, dunks; the dude has them all in his arsenal and can pull out any at the drop of a dime.  The three straight scoring titles should come as no surprise to anyone who has had the opportunity to watch Durant play, as he is able to score over the world’s best defenders with the same ease as a high schooler balling on his younger brother’s Little Tikes hoop.  Dirk Nowitzki is widely celebrated as one of the world’s best scorers, as he has a great shot, great range, and an uncanny ability to hit extremely difficult, heavily de...
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