Kevin Durant had the best season of his young career this past year for the Oklahoma City Thunder. He finished second in the MVP voting, led the league in scoring for the third straight year and led the Thunder to an NBA Finals birth.
Durant tied a career-high with a PER of 26.2 for the season and posted this highest true shooting percentage of his career at .610.
Durant has really taken that next step into becoming an even greater superstar and now is considered by pretty much everyone to be the second best player in the NBA behind only LeBron James.
In these top plays from last season, we see Durant really turning into a posterizing threat. He will dunk on you, especially when he is mad. He came into the league very skinny and weak but now about to enter his sixth season in the league, has put on enough muscle to physically throw down on defenders in the lane.
Durant is listed at 6-foot-9 although he is probably closer to 7-feet and that length has always made him someone who has the potential to dunk on you at any time. Durant’s underratedly nasty handle has improved through the years too so he is even more prepared to be a premiere finisher at the rim.
It seems every year Durant’s top plays keep getting better and better. The next step for him is getting a few more game-winners on this last.