Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie recently joined the ‘Speak For Yourself’ show and announced that Kevin Durant is the greatest scorer of all-time.
“You’re talking about a 7’2 guard, with range out to 35 feet, a handle like a guard… In my opinion, KD is the best scorer of all-time either him or obviously Kareem."
He continued, “It’s not a shot at James Harden at all…. At 80 percent, he’s Dirk Nowitzki. At 100 percent, he’s the best scorer of all time.”
While Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is the top-scorer of all-time, in terms of points scored, I’d have to agree with Dinwiddie on the subject. The two-time MVP can pull up from 40 feet with ease while also having incredibly unique handles that can drop the top defenders in the league. The former Longhorn is a 27-point per game career scorer and is lethal from every spot on the floor.
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Durant’s offensive talent only improved during his time in the Bay. With Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson drawing attention from top defenders, Durant became a much better off-the-ball scorer.
Kevin Durant has four scoring titles along with a lone league MVP in 2014 when he averaged 32 points a game.
Rumors are swirling of a possible return for the upcoming 2020 playoffs. While speaking to ESPN’s First Take, Dinwiddie was also asked about a potential playoff return from Durant.
“That’s the billion-dollar question right,” he replied. Dinwiddie continued that even “At 80 percent, he’s Dirk Nowitzki. At 100 percent, he’s the best scorer of all time.”