Video: Kevin Durant Gets Serious Air & Dunks Over 2 Spurs

06.01.12 5 years ago

Kevin Durant

Two days ago Tim Duncan had one of the best dunks of the playoffs, but in Thursday’s Thunder win Kevin Durant laid down the trump card — on Duncan. With just over three minutes left in a low-scoring first quarter — one that had already seen a big alley-oop by James Harden — KD turned the corner past the Spurs’ blown assignment and hammered a slam on Matt Bonner and Duncan. Hit the jump to check out where he takes off from.

Durant’s dunk was huge for its timing after OKC had taken an 8-0 lead, then let San Antonio creep back to within a bucket. The Thunder went on to crush the Spurs and get within 2-1 in the series. And what sticks out most, for me anyway as a former college long jumper, was Durant’s taking off from the block and dunking on Duncan on the way down.

What do you think of the dunk?

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