Thunder-Heat a finals preview?
Kevin Durant has been wrecking the NBA as of late, scoring 30 or more points in an absurd 11 straight games. In advance of their matchup Wednesday night, LeBron James has stated the obvious -- it's impossible to guard Durant one-on-one. Durant's dominance comes at a strange time for James, as he's playing reduced minutes in anticipation of a lengthy playoff run. It's resulted in his lowest points-per-game average of his career, although since this is LeBron, that average is a pretty-darn-good 26 points. Wednesday night's matchup could prove to be instructive if the Thunder and Heat meet again in the playoffs, although there's no guarantee that either team is the best in its respective conference.