Kevin Durant MVP

kevin durant slam coverKevin Durant is one of the players in a long list that is coming from a season ending injury. After having received an MVP Award, he broke his foot in the following season. With him out, Russell Westbrook could not carry the load by himself for the entire season, as he also had some nagging injuries of his own that caused him to miss some games.

After reaching the NBA finals in 2011, the Oklahoma City Thunder seem to have gone downward. Either because of injuries, or simply because they have not been able to take on the competitive Western Conference as well as in previous years. But this year is different, injuries aren’t an excuse anymore, and talent-wise they’re as good as ever.

Kevin Durant is back, and has shown it so far this season. But will it be enough to win it all? I believe so; he will redeem himself, and with the help of Russell Westbrook this dynamic duo have what it takes to lift the trophy at the end of this season.

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