Durant powers Thunder past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

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Durant powers Thunder past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

Postby Tom Nolette » Wed Jun 13, 2012 3:36 am

Durant powers Thunder past LeBron’s Heat 105-94
By Brian Mahoney

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA Finals. Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in another nightmarish final period for James and his team, leading a Thunder storm that overwhelmed the Heat and gave Oklahoma City a 105-94 victory ...

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Re: Durant powers Thunder past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

Postby Tom Nolette » Thu Jun 14, 2012 3:53 am

Immune to hype, 'humble' Durant following own path to greatness
by Michael Rosenberg

These NBA Finals have quickly morphed into a Kevin Durant vs. LeBron James debate, which was natural and not surprising. Durant has reached the level where people can't help it -- they want to compare him to the best in the game.

Durant's Oklahoma City teammates do it too. They will tell him: You're right there with Kobe. You're as good as LeBron.

And he says: "No, I'm not."

The question is: Why does he say this?

"That's how he is, he is very humble," said Dexter Pittman of the Heat. "Kevin is one of the most humble guys I've ever met. He's not flashy. You can't even tell that he's in the NBA. He doesn't wear designer clothes. He is always wearing a hat, backpack and shorts. That's how he is. Simple."

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