Kevin Durant scores 43 & almost outscores Lakers in 4th quarter after changing his shoes

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| February 14th, 2014 | 2,857 Views

It’s gotta be the shoes.  After a slow start that included 0 for 8 from the 3-point line, Kevin Durant changed his shoes during halftime and then almost outscored the Lakers team in the 4th quarter 21-19.

“He just continued to play the game and do what he has done all season,” teammate and former Laker Derek Fisher said. “He is one of the best I have seen in terms if really just playing through anything and everything.”

Durant finished the game with 43 points (14-33 shooting & 2-13 from downtown) 12 rebounds and 7 assists.  The 43 marked the 7th time he has scored 40+ points since the New Year and the 12 rebounds gave him his 4th consecutive double double although the first DD was with assists.





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