Is Kevin Durant ahead of his time?

Compiled By Darnell Mayberry, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.com Published: January 29, 2010
Where other NBA stars were in their careers at 21 years old.

LeBron James, Cavs
Stats: 31.4 ppg, 7.0 rpg, 6.6 apg, 1.6 spg

All-Star appearances: 1

Playoff appearances: 1

Dwight Howard, Magic
Stats: 17.6 ppg, 12.3 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.9 bpg

All-Star appearances: 1

Playoff appearances: 1

Chris Paul, Hornets
Stats: 17.3 ppg, 8.9 apg, 4.4 rpg, 1.8 spg

All-Star appearances: 0

Playoff appearances: 0

Kobe Bryant, Lakers
Stats: 22.5 ppg, 6.3 rpg, 4.9 apg, 1.6 spg

All-Star appearances: 2

Playoff appearances: 4

Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets
Stats: 26.5 ppg, 4.9 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.1 spg

All-Star appearances: 0

Playoff appearances: 3

Kevin Garnett, Celtics
Stats (with Minnesota): 18.5 ppg, 9.6 rpg, 4.2 apg, 1.7 spg

All-Star appearances: 2

Playoff appearances: 2

Shaquille O’Neal, Cavs
Stats (with Orlando): 23.4 ppg, 13.9 rpg, 3.5 bpg

All-Star appearances: 2

Playoff appearances: 1