Found March 10, 2013 on Outside the Boxscore:
Outside of Miami's LeBron James, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant might be the best player in all of the NBA. During Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics, KD soared to the rack in the third quarter of play and  got an and-one opportunity for his flight:
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