As evidenced in last night's (June 6) dagger three-pointer against the Cleveland Cavaliers in the third game of the 2018 NBA Finals, Durant's ice-cold nature on the court serves his team well but it's his work off the court that really stands out.
Perkins isn't the only Cavalier frustrated by the play of Durant, who's averaging 31.6 points in the Finals.
Kevin Durant Loves The NBA Finals
Kevin Durant will be back with the Warriors next season. He's posted an effective field goal percentage of 51.5 on those closely defended shots, roughly equivalent to Jimmy Butler's effective field goal percentage on all shots, open or defended, during the regular season.
Four-time NBA MVP LeBron James was impressive again, finishing with 33 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds, but it proved to be not enough for the Cavaliers to pull off the victory.
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Although history favors the Warriors after winning Game 3, Durant knows that the team still has more work to do in the next game. According to Sportsradar's shot-making model, Durant has scored 21 more points than expected across the entire series.
Is the Golden State-Cleveland rivalry intensifying?
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Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors waits for play during a 127-123 overtime win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on November 29, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
In Durant's one season at Texas, he was named the National College Player of the Year, and the Longhorns reached the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Guatemala volcano: Dozens dead, injured or missing after Fuego volcano erupts
There is no electricity in the hardest hit areas of Los Lotes and El Rodeo, so most searching continued only until sunset. By late afternoon Sunday, lava was flowing down the mountain, engulfing homes and roads, and crippling rescue efforts.
Kevin Durant has become something of an antihero of sorts, this after the former Oklahoma City Thunder forward bolted for the greener pastures of the Golden State Warriors en route to his first National Basketball Association championship.