OKC's Kevin Durant is shooting just 39 percent from the field through six games. Thunder beat writer Darnell Mayberry looks at five possible explanations for the superstar forward's slump.
Published: November 10, 2010
He dominated play in the FIBA World Championship, entered this season pegged as the front-runner for MVP and showed flashes of dominance in the preseason. So why is Kevin Durant shooting 39 percent from the field through six games, while averaging more than twice as many turnovers as assists? It's become one of the biggest mysteries to the Oklahoma City Thunder's season thus far. But here are five possible reasons why Durant has gotten off to a slow start.