Kevin Durant, the star player of the USA National Team, who won the gold medal by defeating France 87-82 in the men’s basketball final of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, made history with his three Olympic championships.
A player of the American Basketball League (NBA) team Brooklyn Nets, Durant won his third Olympic gold medal in Tokyo 2020, after London 2012 and Rio 2016. Durant was also a star, scoring 30 points in his first two Olympic finals. Tokyo 2020 is in the final with 29 points.
The veteran player became the second person to win three Olympic gold medals in men’s basketball. Durant equaled the record of Carmelo Anthony of the USA in this field.
Reaching 435 points in 22 games, the 32-year-old basketball player also managed to become the USA National Team’s top scorer in the Olympics. Durant was followed by Carmelo Anthony with 336 points and LeBron James with 273 points.
Durant scored an average of 19.3 points in the Olympics, reaching double digits in all matches he played and exceeding 20 points in 9 matches.
In addition, Durant (118) finished third in the list of players with the most rebounds in games in the USA, beating LeBron James (96). In this area, Carmelo Anthony (125) and David Robinson (124) were ahead of Durant.
Kevin Durant Extends Contract With Brooklyn Nets
The activity in the free agency market in the NBA continues. Kevin Durant has made his decision about his future with the Brooklyn Nets.
With the Brooklyn Nets, Kevin Durant, James Harden and Kyrie Irving will be able to extend their contracts this summer. The Nets are close to signing Kevin Durant.
According to ESPN’s report; Kevin Durant plans to sign a new $198 million 4-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets.
Kevin Durant averaged 26.9 points, 7.1 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Brokoolyn Nets, which played in the NBA Eastern Conference finals last season.
While Kevin Durant won 2 NBA championships in his NBA career, he averaged 27.0 points – 7.1 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 884 games.
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