Kevin Durant Turns into NBA’s twenty fifth All-Time Main Scorer

Kevin Durant Passes Iverson

Brooklyn Nets’ star Kevin Durant handed Corridor of Fame guard Allen Iverson on Wednesday evening to develop into the NBA’s twenty fifth all-time main scorer.

“I imply, it means the world,” Durant mentioned after the Nets’ 123-104 win over the Boston Celtics at TD Backyard, per ESPN.

“I devoted my life to this sport at an early age … so I watched all these guys that I’m like passing up. I wished to be like them. I wished to be within the NBA like them, and make an influence within the league like them. So Iverson, he was the pantheon for me. A kind of guys that I emulated each time I went outdoors and performed with my associates. It’s all surreal. I pictured I’d be within the league, and had an concept … however to do it’s fairly particular.”

Durant, 33, has the prospect to hitch the pantheon of the “only a few,” together with high all-time scorers Karl Malone, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant.

Durant gained’t seemingly ever eclipse Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s all-time main 38,387 factors – however his title will all the time be talked about amongst the all-time greats.

Subsequent up for Durant is Ray Allen, who has has ~120 extra factors at 24,505.

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