Highest praise for Kevin Durant came to him from his greatest enemy in the present, a Giannis Antetokounmpo surrendered to the excellence of the rival star in the elimination of the Eastern Conference Semifinals that the Brooklyn Nets dominated 3-2 over the Milwaukee Bucks. “He is the best player in the world right now”, valued the Greek, NBA MVP in 2019 and 2020.
His opponents on the court weren’t the only ones to marvel at him. triple-double of
49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists that KD signed in a 16-of-23 shooting from the field. No one has ever achieved these numbers in a playoff game … in all of history.
“GREATNESS! Appreciate it while you can, people! “LeBron James tweeted, always very attentive to television. “Wow”Donovan Mitchell pointed out. “This is what the greats do”, valued former player Paul Pierce. “This is art, this is poetry in motion”CJ McCollum noted.
There were others who they remembered the “spiritual experience” of KD with Lillard and thanked him for his own version of it. Jamal Crawford and Damion Lee were some of them. The avalanche of reactions did not stop flooding social networks, marveling at the player’s historic performance in the 114-108 victory of the Nets in the fifth game of the tie (3-2) against the Bucks.