Golden State Warriors through the first couple of weeks of the season have been one of the most productive offensive teams. Offseason addition Kevin Durant has played a major part in that scoring dominance. In light of that, the former league MVP has already put himself in some elite company to begin his first campaign with the Warriors.
Kevin Durant has 20 points in his 71st-straight regular-season game, tying Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for fifth-longest 20+ streak in NBA history.
— Warriors PR (@WarriorsPR) November 8, 2016
Durant has proven to be one of the top scorers in the league over the last several years, and his high level of production should continue this season. Barring an injury, he should also continue to see this number grow as he is now the top scoring option on a loaded offensive team that features the reigning two MVP alongside a pair of All-Stars. He also has the green light to shot whenever he so desires that gives him the opportunity to keep this streak alive.
More importantly, what Durant is proving is that he’s still producing a high level despite still adjusting to playing in a new system and team. What this also may mean that he could vie for his fifth scoring title, and could make a serious case for NBA MVP if the Warriors pace themselves atop of the western conference. All in all, this quite an impressive streak that could see him eventually earn the all-time mark.