Kevin Durant is the best player in NBA

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Kevin Durant is the best player in NBA 

Post#1 » by Yuri36 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:37 am

Toni Kukoc who knows a thing or two about basketball was actually right.
This guy is simply the most unguardable player in NBA and has been since he entered in NBA.
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Post#2 » by RoxSteady » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:39 am

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Post#3 » by alebaba » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:40 am

He's so good that he need a stack team to win....
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Post#4 » by Slim Charlez » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:41 am

He's technically been the best player since 2018 just injuries have robbed him of his years as the top dog of the league.
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Post#5 » by BrooklynDynasty » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:41 am

Another ring or two with a finals MVP will have him above Bird no doubt. Best player taller than 6'6 of all time
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Post#6 » by LAKESHOW » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:41 am

He ain't even the best player on his own team
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Post#7 » by Slim Charlez » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:44 am

BrooklynDynasty wrote:Another ring or two with a finals MVP will have him above Bird no doubt. Best player taller than 6'6 of all time


Maybe he's the best scorer over 6'6" but not the best player. I can think of at least four better options.
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Post#8 » by JerryWest_44 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:46 am

Yuri36 wrote:Toni Kukoc who knows a thing or two about basketball was actually right.
This guy is simply the most unguardable player in NBA and has been since he entered in NBA.


let’s see him win a chip with 4 other stiffs
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Post#9 » by VDT » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:46 am

Harden and Embiid are better this year, Giannis is arguable. And that's just in the East.
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Post#10 » by dc » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:49 am

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Yuri36 wrote:Toni Kukoc who knows a thing or two about basketball was actually right.
This guy is simply the most unguardable player in NBA and has been since he entered in NBA.


let’s see him win a chip with 4 other stiffs


Nobody wins with 4 other stiffs. Lebron arguably came closest in 2007, but they got swept so it was never really that close.
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Post#11 » by OfficialRef » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:51 am

LAKESHOW wrote:He ain't even the best player on his own team

Yep.

Harden, Kyrie >> Durant.

Team went 30-3 without Durant.
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Post#12 » by lambchop » Thu Apr 8, 2021 1:53 am

I respect him for coming off the bench tonight. He's definitely unguardable, but not the best player in the NBA
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Post#13 » by sashaturiaf » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:17 am

Of course he is. Nets win by 3-4 points playing Harden ball. But win blowouts playing team ball with a dosage of Durant. Forget media narratives and takes by clueless fans, look at how teams defend Durant

I've never seen Joe Harris so open
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Post#14 » by DCasey91 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:17 am

Scoring wise? Yeah sure second to MJ

Best player in the NBA? I dunno there’s this dude named Lebron

Durant has a very what if legacy imo. I think he has a top 12 all time resume in terms of accolades once he’s finished or higher but his legacy is a fair way behind players playing right now (LBJ, Curry).

He still hasn’t led his “own” team to a championship. Even this year is questionable Nets have a 28/5/6 3rd option on 50/40/90 basically ffs

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Post#15 » by zimpy27 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:22 am

Sadly, he never has been nor will be.

Doesn't mean he's not an all-time great top 20 player though.
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Post#16 » by mademan » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:23 am

sashaturiaf wrote:Of course he is. Nets win by 3-4 points playing Harden ball. But win blowouts playing team ball with a dosage of Durant. Forget media narratives and takes by clueless fans, look at how teams defend Durant

I've never seen Joe Harris so open


U should check out hen nets record without harden vs their record without durant.

Hint: what you’re saying makes absolutely no sense
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Post#17 » by Dupp » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:24 am

Maybe, but he’s a long way away from being the most valuable.
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Post#18 » by sashaturiaf » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:26 am

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sashaturiaf wrote:Of course he is. Nets win by 3-4 points playing Harden ball. But win blowouts playing team ball with a dosage of Durant. Forget media narratives and takes by clueless fans, look at how teams defend Durant

I've never seen Joe Harris so open


U should check out hen nets record without harden vs their record without durant.

Hint: what you’re saying makes absolutely no sense


Check the lineup net ratings you idiot. The harden and Harden/Kyrie lineups are by far the worst of any lineups featuring any of the big 3, and as someone that watches all nets games the eye test supports it. Harden ball puts a cap on how good the team can be although they do wonders for his stats. A 20/6/8 Harden shooting 50/40 is way better than a 30/10/10 harden shooting 40/30 with 5 turnovers

The record after KD was hurt is due to 1) the team gelling 2) Claxtons defense 3) Nash finally figuring out what he wants to do with the team

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Post#19 » by art_tatum » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:33 am

He's been the best since 2017 but injuries happened so people picked kawhi and Giannis in 19 and 20. KD was on a tear in the playoffs before going down in 19. Would've won another fmvp.
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Post#20 » by DCasey91 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 2:34 am

zimpy27 wrote:Sadly, he never has been nor will be.

Doesn't mean he's not an all-time great top 20 player though.



Yeah he’s firmly in there. He has top ten all time ability imo. But it’s probably too far gone/never know sort of deal.

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