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Durant’s Milestone Moment Lights Up Timberwolves vs. Suns Clash



Friday night sees the Phoenix Suns hosting the Minnesota Timberwolves in Arizona for the pivotal Game 3 of their first-round playoff showdown. Adding to the anticipation is Kevin Durant’s milestone moment, as he steps onto the court for his 169th playoff appearance, surpassing Michael Cooper on the all-time leaderboard. This achievement places Durant in the company of basketball luminaries such as Dennis Rodman, Kevin McHale, Al Horford, and Danny Green, all tied for 26th position on the esteemed list.


Now sharing the 26th spot on the all-time playoff appearances list with Dennis Rodman, Kevin McHale, Al Horford, and Danny Green, Kevin Durant”Durant’s Milestone Moment Lights Up Timberwolves vs. Suns Clash”‘s achievement adds to the excitement surrounding his second season with the Phoenix Suns. Throughout the year, Durant showcased his prowess, averaging 27.1 points, 6.6 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 1.2 blocks per game. His shooting percentages were equally impressive, boasting a 52.3% field goal rate and a remarkable 41.3% from beyond the arc across 75 games. Despite being the sixth seed in the competitive Western Conference, the Suns clinched a commendable 49-33 record, setting the stage for an electrifying playoff run.


The Suns’ playoff journey has hit a snag against the Timberwolves, finding themselves trailing 2-0 in the series after dropping the first two games at the Target Center.


In Game 2, the Timberwolves secured a convincing victory with a final score of 105-93. Despite Kevin Durant’s efforts, contributing 18 points, six rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one block, his performance wasn’t enough to tip the scales in the Suns’ favor. Durant’s shooting numbers reflect a 6-for-15 performance from the field and an 0-for-2 from three-point range, all accumulated over 41 minutes of game time.


In addition to his tenure with the Suns, Kevin Durant has showcased his talents across several other NBA teams, including the Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors, and Brooklyn Nets.


As a future Hall of Famer, Durant boasts impressive career averages of 27.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.1 steals, and 1.1 blocks per game. His shooting efficiency is equally remarkable, maintaining a 50.1% field goal percentage and a solid 38.7% from three-point range throughout his illustrious career, spanning 1,061 regular-season games. These statistics underscore Durant’s status as one of the most prolific and versatile scorers in NBA history.

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