Mar 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrates after defeating the Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre. The Thunder beat the Raptors 119-118 in double overtime. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant named Western Conference Player of the Week


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.

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