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Kevin Durant Made NBA History In Kings-Suns Game

Kevin Durant moved up on the NBA's all-time games played list.

On Tuesday evening, the Phoenix Suns are hosting the Sacramento Kings in Arizona. 

Kevin Durant is playing in his 1,019th career game, which moves ahead of Hall of Famer Joe Dumars for sole possession of 136th on the NBA's all-time regular season games played list.    

Following Dumars, the next player for Durant to pass will be Nicolas Batum (1,021).  

Durant came into the evening with averages of 29.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.1 blocks per contest while shooting 52.6% from the field and 46.9% from the three-point range in 32 games.  

The Suns are the eighth seed in the Western Conference with a 21-18 record in their first 39 games.  

They are 7-3 over their last ten games and in the middle of a two-game winning streak.  

Most recently, the Suns beat the Portland Trail Blazers (in Oregon) by a score of 127-116. 

In 38 minutes of playing time, Durant had 21 points, five rebounds and six assists while shooting 8/16 from the field and 2/5 from the three-point range. 

Following the Kings, the Suns will visit Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday evening in Louisiana.  

Durant is in his second season with the Suns after getting traded (via the Brooklyn Nets) in February.  

In addition to the Nets and Suns, he has also spent time with the Oklahoma City Thunder/Seattle SuperSonics and Golden State Warriors.  

His career averages are 27.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks per contest while shooting 50.0% from the field and 38.7% from the three-point range.