Kevin Durant named NBA Japanese Convention Participant of the Week

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Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant has been named Japanese Convention Participant of the Week for the video games performed from Monday, November 28 to Sunday, December 4.

It’s the fifth time Durant has gained the award as a Web and the thirty first time in his profession – the third-most in NBA historical past behind LeBron James (65) and Kobe Bryant (33).

Durant led his crew to a few wins out of 4 video games final week, averaging 33.0 factors, 7.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 1.0 steals and 1.8 blocks in 38.3 minutes.

He shot a outstanding 65.4 % from the sector, 37.5 % on three-pointers and 92.3 % from the free-throw line.

Durant’s first of the four-game stretch got here in opposition to the Orlando Magic. He scored a season-high 45 factors, with seven rebounds, 5 assists, two steals and two blocks in a 109-102 house win.

Subsequent, the 34-year-old contributed 39 factors, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in a 113-107 overcome the Bradley Beal-led Washington Wizards.

Durant had a quieter recreation in opposition to the Toronto Raptors, scoring simply 17 factors in 114-105 victory, earlier than posting 31 factors in Sunday’s defeat to the Boston Celtics.

The previous Golden State Warrior has been in superb kind within the 2022-23 season, averaging 29.9 factors, however the Nets have solely managed a 13-12 report up to now.