Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is in the middle of an insane season season.
Durant has taken his game to another level and for the first time in a few years, there is a legitimate threat to Miami Heat forward LeBron James’ MVP reign.
According to NBA.com, Durant was again named the Western Conference Player of the Week.
Durant led the Thunder to a 3-0 week, tallying 35 points or more in all three contests. He averaged a league-best 40.3 ppg and added 11.7 rebounds (fourth in the conference) and 6.0 assists (tied-10th in the conference). Durant closed the week with a 51-point, 12-rebound, seven-assist effort on March 21, as the Thunder topped the Toronto Raptors 119-118 in double overtime.
– March 17 @ Chicago: Scored 35 points and added 12 rebounds and five assists during a 97-85 win over the Bulls.
– March 20 @ Cleveland: Tallied 35 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in a 102-95 win over the Cavaliers.
– March 21 @ Toronto: Posted 51 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists during a 119-118 double overtime win over the Raptors.
Durant is now averaging 32.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists and 1.3 steals per game.