Kevin Durant stepped up big time when the Brooklyn Nets needed him most. In the absence of Kyrie Irving, the two-time NBA champion had a massive triple-double of 49 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists leading his team to Game 5 win.
LeBron James watched Durant’s performance and gave him praise for it. “GREATNESS!! Appreciate it while you can people! #KD” the Los Angeles Lakers star tweeted.
With this win, Brooklyn comes closer to progressing to the Eastern Conference Finals. They now lead the series 3-2.