The Triangle: Kevin Durant and the Lakers

September, 11, 2011
9/11/11
2:02
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Kamenetzky By Andy Kamenetzky
ESPNLosAngeles.com
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With totals of 44 (Goodman League vs. Drew League), 66 (Rucker Park), 59 (Goodman vs. the Carmelo All Stars (Melo, LeBron, CP3), no player has racked more points this offseason than Kevin Durant. These bursts come on the heels of back-to-back scoring titles and a rapidly improving skill set.

Is it fair to wonder if the NBA now belongs to The Durantula? And are the Lakers equipped to slow him? The K Bros and 710 ESPN basketball analyst Dave Miller debate both questions.

(For an extended look at the Durant-Russell Westbrook relationship cited by Miller, read this fine post by Tom Ziller.)

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