OKLAHOMA CITY Right after Wednesday's win against New Orleans Kevin Durant just shook his head.
Oh, what could have been.
Yes, Durant had another triple-double, this one 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, but the possibility of something spectacular could have been lingered.
Too bad coach Scott Brooks benched Durant. Again.
Seems like it happens all the time, and in a roundabout way, it could end up costing Durant the scoring title.
Durant and Carmelo Anthony of the Knicks are both averaging 28.5 points per game. Durant has won the past three scoring titles. He took just eight shots against the Hornets and is missing plenty of minutes.
Even Durant admitted he was bothered by it, albeit jokingly and with a pretty wide smile. He's never been shy about being aware of his stats, often discussing a rebound, steal or assist with the folks at the scorer's table in Oklahoma City, and he knew his situation Wednesday against the Hornets, too.
"It's all good," he said of coach Sco...