HOUSTON — As Chris Paul tends to do, he stole it late.
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 30 points, but wasn’t able to secure a second consecutive All-Star Game MVP as Paul took over the game late, finishing with 20 points and 15 assists.
“He deserved it,” KD said. “He had great passes, making steals, made big buckets. He played a hell of a game and congratulations to him. It was a pleasure playing with him.”
Durant did accomplish something very impressive tonight though. Per @ThunderStats, Durant is the first player in All-Star history to register three consecutive 30-point games. He also added to the highest All-Star scoring average in history (minimum three games), taking it from 28.3 to 28.8. Keep Reading…