Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is known for his scoring acumen. He’s also known as one of the best players (along with the likes of Miami Heat forward LeBron James) the NBA has seen in some time.
However, what probably does not get enough publicity is Durant’s freakish length and athletic ability.
On particular play as the Thunder were putting the Memphis Grizzlies away in game 1 of their first round playoff matchup on Saturday night, Durant showed just what kind of athlete he is and how long his arms are.
Durant gets out and transition and has a pass to him overthrown. Rather than letting it go out of bounds, Durant turns on the jets and reaches out his arm, finishing the play with a dunk. It caused ESPN’s Mike Tirico, who is calling the game Hubie Brown, to call Durant “Inspector Gadget” because it almost looks like Durant’s arm extends.
Kevin “inspector gadget” Durant https://t.co/DnUf68ZMUV
— Tyler Lashbrook (@lashy) April 20, 2014
(Thanks to Tyler Lashbrook (@lashy))