Share “Kevin Durant closes in on scoring title”

Kevin Durant closes in on scoring title

By Mike Baldwin, Staff Writer, mbaldwin@opubco.com Modified: April 12, 2010 at 4:52 am •  Published: April 12, 2010
Advertisement
It’s not official, but Thunder All-Star forward Kevin Durant should win the NBA scoring title.

By scoring 40 points against Golden State on Sunday night, Durant increased his average to 30.1 points per game. LeBron James, sitting out his third consecutive game, is averaging 29.7.


If James sits out the Cavaliers’ regular season finale Wednesday night at Atlanta, Durant will need to average only 13.0 points in the Thunder’s final two games (score a combined 26 points) to win the scoring title.

Even if James played Wednesday and scored 40 points, Durant would need to average only 18.5 points in OKC’s final two games (score a combined 37 points) to win the scoring title.


Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    OU softball: Three Sooners on USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 50 Watch List
  2. 2
    Gov. Mary Fallin sidesteps question on discrimination against gays
  3. 3
    Students forced to expose underwear for inspection
  4. 4
    Kristin Chenoweth returning to Broken Arrow for performance, class
  5. 5
    The Cooking Mistake You're Making That Ruins Everything
+ show more