I don’t remember if it was after Kevin Durant finished that fast-break layup from Russell Westbrook’s perfect pitch-ahead pass, or if it was when he drilled that corner 3 with two minutes left, or at some other point.
But the way the arena felt, the energy pulsating out, the emotions happening everywhere — it was something like I can’t remember experiencing.
We all know the storyline entering tonight’s game. It was one for all of us to dissect and chatter on about in the build-up, and certainly one that cast a shadow over it. And as he struggled, shooting 4-12 in the first half, it was hard not to think: If it was to be Durant’s last home game, at least let it be a good one.
Not only was it, but Durant guaranteed there will be at least one more. Keep Reading…