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Kevin Durant scored 27 points (10-14 FG, 2-3 3PT, 5-7 FT) while also dishing out five assists, recording one steal, grabbing two rebounds, and blocking one shot in a 116-109 win over the Grizzlies.
Durant continues a strong stretch on the offensive end of the floor of late, scoring at least 27 points in each of his last five games for the Suns. The veteran forward continues to offer elite value for fantasy managers in all formats, averaging 31.0 points, 5.8 assists, and 6.4 rebounds per game while carrying a usage rate of 31.9% so far this season.
Kevin Durant posted a double-double for the Suns Friday night, dishing out 11 assists and scoring 30 points (8-25 FG, 1-3 3PT, 13-13 FT) while also grabbing four rebounds, blocking three shots, and dishing out one assist in a 119-111 loss to the Nuggets.
Durant continues a dominant stretch on the offensive end of the floor of late, finishing with at least 30 points in each of his last five games for the Suns. The veteran forward remains a dominant scoring option as well as an elite asset for fantasy managers in multiple category formats, averaging 31.2 points, 5.8 assists, and 6.7 rebounds per game while carrying a usage rate of 32.5% so far this season.
Kevin Durant totaled 30 points (11-30 FG, 2-8 3PT, 6-6 FT), four rebounds, six assists, and one steal in the Suns’ 112-105 loss to the Raptors.
Durant scored 30.0 points in the Suns’ loss to the Raptors, making this his sixth-consecutive game scoring at least 30.0 points. Although it wasn’t an efficient shooting night, he continued to demonstrate his elite status as one of the league’s most potent offensive weapons. Although he is a must-start asset in all season-long leagues, his deployment may be more nuanced when considering him in daily formats. Durant is expensive and could be prone to playing more toward his production floor than his ceiling. Miscalculating when he may do one over the other could lead to production inefficiencies in your lineup. Do your due diligence and do your best reading the “tea leaves” so you can play this superstar when he can be super. Durant has a usage rate of 31.7 percent, a plus-minus of 4.8, and is averaging 36.8 minutes, 31.3 points, 6.9 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 0.8 steals, and 1.1 blocks per game while shooting 51.8 percent from the floor and 49.3 percent from beyond the arc.
Kevin Durant will make his return on Wednesday against the Raptors.
Durant will make his return from a two-game absence after he was able to practice on Tuesday. He is averaging over 31 points and seven rebounds per game this season.
Kevin Durant has been listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Raptors.
Durant, who has missed the last two games for the Suns, practiced on Tuesday. Keita Bates-Diop would move back to the second unit if Durant returns.