ORLANDO — Check that one off, KD.
Behind a game-high 36 points (tied with LeBron), Kevin Durant took home his first All-Star Game MVP in the West’s 152-149 win over the East.
“Dream come true. Just blessed to be here,” Durant said. “They were feeding me the ball. I’m glad to be taking this back to Oklahoma City.”
KD came out firing, scoring 21 in the first half and was sitting on 34 heading to the fourth quarter. Which actually had him in the conversation for setting the all-time mark for most points in a game, held by Wilt Chamberlain with 42.
“It’s just an exciting feeling to be named an All-Star,” KD said. “But to step it up another level and win MVP is a dream come true.” Keep Reading…