NBA | Basketball – NBA: Kyrie Irving ignites for Kevin Durant!
After struggling with injuries, Kevin Durant is back to his best. And Kyrie Irving, his teammate, can only recognize the talent of the 32-year-old.
With an advantage of two wins, the Net are well on their way to this Eastern Conference semi-final against the Bucks. And without James harden, injured, it is Kevin Durant who collects the torch of leader. The former player of Warriors reminded everyone of the talent he had. Facing a Giannis Antetokounmpo powerless, KD planted 61 points in two games. Staggering statistics to which are added a primordial influence on the game in the absence of James harden.
« It doesn’t matter where you place him in the ranking of the best players of all time … »
And Kyrie Irving understood it well. In comments reported by the New-York Post, the 2016 NBA champion returned to the importance of Kevin Durant at the Net : » He just lets the game come to him and he plays it effortlessly. And we’re so used to seeing Kevin do that. So it doesn’t matter where you put it in the ranking of the best players of all time, or the best players in our game or whatever, for us – as game historians here, in terms of the culture that we protect here, in terms of brotherhood and respect that we have – we see it keep improving. I know it sounds crazy, but it’s just slow for him. The game is so slow. He is able to go to his post and rise above anyone. When you have a 2 or 3 meter player doing these special things, it makes it easier for us. When you are able to do that, it creates problems for the opponent, because now they are playing on their heels … « . Kevin Durant seems to go straight towards his third ring …