Kevin Durant extended his streak with a triple-double to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 112-85 win over the New York Knicks in the NBA.

Kevin Durant : ankle breaker | crossover| triple double

Durant was born on September 29, 1988, in Washington, D.C., to Wanda and Wayne Pratt. When Durant was an infant, his father deserted the family; Wanda and Wayne eventually divorced, and Durant’s grandmother Barbara Davis helped raise him.

Kevin Durant : ankle breaker | crossover| triple double

By age 13, his father reentered his life and traveled the country with him to basketball tournaments. Durant has a sister, Brianna, and two brothers, Tony and Rayvonne.

Durant and his siblings grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, on the eastern outskirts of Washington, D.C.

He was unusually tall from a young age, and reached 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) in height while still in middle school (age 10–12).

Kevin Durant ankle breaker 

When it comes to Kevin Durant, it is easy to get engrossed in the multitude of ways in which he scores on the court, the unmatched precision of his jump shot or his ability to finish at the basket with a ferocious dunk.

When Durant was asked about jaw-dropping move postgame, the two-time NBA champion said he couldn’t take all the credit for his epic ankle breaker.

“I really thought he slipped on some sweat there so I can’t take full credit for it,” Durant said on the broadcast.

“I was glad that we was able to get some momentum, I was able to get some space to do my thing and I’m glad I finished the shot too.”

Regardless of if Durant’s response was one coming from a humble place or he genuinely thought the spot on the floor was slick, the move was one of the season’s highlights amid a tumultuous few weeks for the Nets.

Kevin Durant : ankle breaker | crossover| triple double

Brooklyn picked up its third win of the season and Durant led the team in scoring while flirting with a triple double, finishing with 28 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds.

Kevin Durant crossover 

Durant got isolated on Daniel Gafford (a good rim protector who sometimes struggles to defend in space), and with a double-crossover KD broke his ankles.

That is one of your highlights of the season. Gafford’s right foot slips when he tries to plant, but still.

Despite the insane swirling controversy around this Nets team, Durant continues to play at an MVP level. Which is why teams around the league hope he reasserts his trade demand.

During an offensive play against the Wizards, Kevin Durant was being guarded by Daniel Gafford.

The superstar ended up crossing up Daniel Gafford with an ankle breaker and draining the midrange shot. A lot of NBA fans reacted to the video of Durant’s crossover, with most praising Kevin Durant for doing an elite move.

Though Kevin Durant is not necessarily the same player that he was in his prime, he is still considered a top-10 player in the league by the majority of fans and analysts. However, the notion that he is the best player in the world has definitely been questioned, with Skip Bayless notably claiming that he can’t consider Durant the best in the world until he is able to get back to the playoffs and show that he is still at that level.

Triple double 

Kevin Durant extended his streak with a triple-double to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 112-85 win over the New York Knicks in the NBA.

Kevin Durant : ankle breaker | crossover| triple double

Durant gave Brooklyn fans a respite from the recent off-court drama with an excellent performance, scoring 29 points with 12 rebounds and 12 assists in an end-to-end win at Barclays Center.

The 34-year-old has now scored at least 25 points in each of Brooklyn’s 12 games since the start of the season, the longest streak since Michael Jordan opened the 1988-1989 campaign with 16 games scoring 25 or more per game.

More significantly, Durant’s dominant performance ensured a strong start to Vaughn’s  tenure as head coach.

Vaughn took over as interim last week following the firing of Steve Nash, but was only confirmed as a permanent replacement on Wednesday.

Durant was also happy to have helped deliver a win for Vaughn that saw the Nets now improve to a 5-7 record.

In addition to Nash’s firing last week, the Nets have also been affected by the controversy surrounding Kyrie Irving, who was suspended by the club last week after posting a link to an anti-Semitic movie on his social media.

By Rishabh

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