Kevin Durant went on a tear in the first half of the Warriors’ game against the Clippers, and in the process, reached the 20,000-point milestone for his career.
KD came into the game 25 points short of the historic plateau — a mark that is coincidentally right around his season average. So getting there on Wednesday was no guarantee.
Then he caught fire.
Durant went 9-10 from the field in the first half, making all three of his three-point attempts. The history-making shot came right here:
— SLAM Magazine (@SLAMonline) January 11, 2018
Durant is now the second-youngest player to ever hit 20,000, behind only LeBron James. On the next dead ball, he got a well-deserved ovation.
Extended standing O for Kevin Durant hitting the 20K mark pic.twitter.com/GfJzfC7uum
— Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) January 11, 2018