Scoring streaks can be arbitrary, but they still say plenty about a player’s talents. For instance, the fact that Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant entered Thursday night’s game at the Denver Nuggets with 72 consecutive games of at least 20 points isn’t really necessary to convince basketball fans that he’s one of the best scorers the NBA has ever seen. Nevertheless, it’s pretty cool to note that his 28 points in Wednesday’s comfortable win over the Dallas Mavericks brought KD into a tie with Michael Jordan for the fourth-longest such streak in NBA history and the longest in the past 50 years. Any number of things could have derailed the streak, but Durant kept finding ways to put up his stats due to his immense talent and skill.
The oddity of the streak was reinforced in Denver, when Durant scored 18Read More »from Warriors' win brings end to Durant's Jordan-tying scoring streak