Kevin Durant Runs the Fight for the NBA MVP

Kevin Durant Runs the Fight for the NBA MVP

The NBA on Friday released the latest MVP race update and Kevin Durant appeared in the top three. Thus, the Brooklyn Nets superstar is only behind Nikola Jokic, in first place and Jayson Tatum, in second place.

However, he surpassed  Luka Doncic who was ranked third last week. Durant, after all, lives a great phase. As well as the Nets that hit 12 consecutive wins.

However, he lost the last duel to the Chicago Bulls. Still, the Brooklyn team geared up for the season and is third in the Eastern Conference with 25 wins in 38 games.

In addition, in the three games of the week, he managed to average 30.7 points, with 66.7% in field shots. In the season, then, the veteran averages 29.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 5.5 assists in 37 games. That way, Kevin Durant entered the fight for the NBA MVP award for good.

The leader is still Nikola Jokic. The current league MVP has remained at the top of the rankings since last week.

After all, he led the Nuggets to their eighth win in ten games. Nine wins in a row at home.

The pivot, by the way, gave at least 40 assists to five different teammates. In addition, the Serb is the leader of the NBA in triple-doubles (nine, including five in December).

Jayson Tatum also remained the same as the last update. Secondly, the young star is the main player of the Boston Celtics.

Joe Mazzulla’s team, then, has the best campaign of the season. The ace, by the way, won his second career triple-double against the Dallas Mavericks. There were 29 points, 14 rebounds and ten assists.

On the other hand, the Celtics did not have a good week. There were two defeats and only one victory. Despite this, he maintained good performances above 25 points.

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