Durant moves to within three games of MJ’s scoring streak.
After scoring 29 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday, Kevin Durant was seemingly in the mood to dance.
The leading MVP candidate this season displayed his usual dominance to lead the Thunder to a 94-81 win, as he moved his streak of scoring at least 25 points to 37 consecutive games, just three shy of Michael Jordan’s 40-game run with the Chicago Bulls.
While Russell Westbrook and Jeremy Lamb contributed to help the Thunder secure a fifth win in their last six, the overall defensive effort of the team ensured that Durant had the platform to go on and win the game.
However, they still trail the San Antonio Spurs at the top of the Western Conference with just a handful of games remaining in the regular season, and with their rivals on a 16-game win streak it appears unlikely that they will surrender the best record in the league.
Nevertheless, Durant appears to be pretty pleased with how his team played on Friday night, and he showcased his MVP shimmy while Lamb attempted to give an interview: