Thunder forward Kevin Durant’s 21 greatest moments

By DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.com Modified: October 5, 2009 at 1:33 pm •  Published: September 29, 2009
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→March 29, 2006: Durant wins co-MVP honors in the McDonald’s All-American game after scoring 20 points with five rebounds to lead his West squad to a 112-94 victory.

→Nov. 9, 2006: In his debut at Texas, Durant scores a game-high 20 points in a 103-44 win over Alcorn State.

→Jan. 16, 2007: Tied his own Big 12 freshman record with 37 points along with 12 rebounds in a triple overtime thriller at Oklahoma State.

→Feb. 28, 2007: Scored 30 points with 16 rebounds in a 98-96 double overtime victory over Texas A&M in his home finale at Texas.

→Nov. 16, 2007: In his 10th NBA game, Durant hit his first game-winning shot on any level — a 3-pointer to bury Atlanta 126-123 in double overtime.

→Nov. 30, 2007: Sets a career-high with 35 points in a 95-93 home win over Indiana. Durant scored 22 points in the second half and hit the game-clinching free throws late.

→Dec. 7, 2007: Ties career-high in points (35) and rebounds (eight) while setting a career high in blocks (five) to help the Sonics overcome Milwaukee star Michael Redd’s 41-point effort in a 104-98 win.

→Dec. 12, 2007: Durant makes his Madison Square Garden debut and scores 30 points with five rebounds and four assists in a 117-110 victory over the Knicks.

→April 6, 2008: Sets a career-high with 37 points with nine assists and eight rebounds in a 151-147 double overtime win against Denver.

→April 16, 2008: Rewrites his personal record book and notches his first career double-double in the season finale by scoring 42 points with 13 rebounds, both career highs, to go with six assists in a 126-121 road win over Golden State.

→Dec. 8, 2008: Durant dumps in a season-high 41 points and 10 rebounds, making a career-high six 3-pointers in a 112-102 home loss to Golden State.

→Dec. 31, 2008: In what will be remembered as the month Durant took his game to another level, he closed out 2008 with 25 points, 10 rebounds and six assists in a 107-100 win over Golden State.


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