Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/19/12
While Rajon Rondo makes his run at a record night in and night out for the Celtics, Kevin Durant is quietly setting his sights on a slightly higher goal. Without James Harden by his side, Durant has been making a run at the title of “best player in the NBA,” which is ostensibly held by LeBron James until further notice. However, as the Durantula continues to fill up the stat sheet, the debate might soon be heating up. NESN.com NBA writer Ben Watanabe stopped by the podcast on Monday to break down Durant’s surge with NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette. The two also discussed the upcoming schedule for the Celtics, why Rondo’s assists streak matter, what it will take for Jason Terry and Jeff Green to play more consistently and much more. Listen in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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