Originally written on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 8/20/12
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How good is Kevin Durant? So good that he has trouble missing shots on purpose. Kevin Durant doesn’t miss shots — he bangs them down with an arena full of 20,000 people screaming and the game on the line. That’s why he had difficulty throwing up bricks while filming the upcoming movie ‘Thunderstruck,’ which is a story about a klutzy 16-year-old and a basketball star who switch talents.

“You guys know me, every time I get out on a court I try to get a little better,” Durant said during an interview with The Oklahoman. “I was out there making a few shots, but once they yelled ‘action’ I had to miss. It’s difficult to try to miss shots after so many years of trying to make them, but I figured it out. It worked out well.”

If I was a little bit taller and had to “figure out” how to miss shots, I guess I’d probably be an NBA star too. When you are used to doing things like this with your free time, it’s understandable that intentionally missing shots while filming a movie would be a difficult task. And that, folks, is just one of the many reasons why Kevin Durant is a boss.

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