Kevin Durant scores robust bucket to enter record of top-10 scorers in NBA historical past

Phoenix Suns famous person Kevin Durant wanted solely 17 factors on Friday night time in opposition to the Denver Nuggets at Footprint Heart to maneuver previous Moses Malone and turn out to be the tenth all-time main scorer in NBA historical past.

Durant, 35, scored a tricky layup with 50.3 seconds left within the second quarter to succeed in 27,411 profession factors. He drove to the baseline and bullied Nuggets guard Reggie Jackson to the bottom earlier than getting the historic two factors.

Kevin Durrant makes younger followers day by taking a selfie with him

The 13-time All-Star and two-time NBA champion has performed for the Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder, Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets and Suns.

He was chosen second general within the 2007 NBA Draft by the Seattle SuperSonics (which then grew to become the Thunder) out of the College of Texas at simply 19 years of age.

Durant has been within the league for 17 seasons with a profession common of 27 factors per recreation and counting.

NBA top-10 all-time scoring leaders

  1. LeBron James — 39,124
  2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar — 38,397
  3. Karl Malone — 36,928
  4. Kobe Bryant — 33,643
  5. Michael Jordan — 32,292
  6. Dirk Nowitzki — 31,560
  7. Wilt Chamberlain — 31,419
  8. Shaquille O’Neal — 28,596
  9. Carmelo Anthony — 28,289
  10. Kevin Durant — 27,411

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