Kevin Durant: Is Durant On His Way To Surpass Kareem’s All-Time Scoring Record?

September 3rd, 2010 by Hayden Kim Leave a reply »
Just recently, my mind has come across the certain possibility that Kevin Durant could somehow surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabar as the all-time scoring champion.

With that in mind, let's breakdown the possibility into reality.

Heading into his third NBA season, Durant is just a mere 33 points shy of 6,000 points. This last year, Durant averaged an impressive 30.1 (PPG) and I see no reason why he can't continue to keep doing so.

Now just because Durant is putting up amazing numbers does not guarantee that he will be able to sustain a consistent average of (PPG) throughout his entire career.

There are many things that could get in the way of this dream-type possibility turning into reality. Injuries, laziness, and age can all affect Durant from surpassing Kareem.

Before I go into the details, let's take into account that Durant has not officially stated the desire to even attempt to become the all-time scoring champion. In fact, Durant said that his ultimate goal is to win championships.

So with that, let's try and breakdown Durant's possible future numbers.

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