The Knicks do not need Kevin Durant to become a future candidate. But it would be a hell of a shortcut.
Despite a galaxy-wide gulf between one of the biggest dynasties in NBA history and the league's youngest team, the Knicks faced the Warriors and even held a double -digit against the two-time defending champion in the third trimester before Durant came in Turned superstar, which could lead almost every team to the title. In the fourth quarter, he scored 25 of his 41 points to bring Golden State to 128-100
With the result clearly doubtful at the start of the fourth quarter, Durant scored a series of increasingly unlikely shots and captivated the spectators desperately trying to call him his own next season. The former MVP shot 1
"I would attack him if he made this one-legged 3-pointer, which would have stopped him," Knicks coach David Fizdale said about Durant's only defense. "What you've just seen, maybe there's a guy in the world doing it at this level, the shots he makes, the places he can get are special."
It's different Everything the league has ever seen, with a 7-foot, that resembles the best guard of the game. Therefore, a billboard stands outside the garden and asks Durant to join the title-starved franchise.