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Kevin Durant on praise for his comeback; ‘Stop the gas. I don’t need it’

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It’s too late to hop on the Kevin Durant comeback train. His dominance has already begun.

Two time Finals MVP, two time NBA Champion, and 2014’s League MVP! He’s only just begun his dominance after missing the 2019-20 campaign. Everybody kept doubting if he would come back the same. It got to a point where they said he may not even be close to returning the same. Well, they were right about one thing. He hasn’t returned the same. In fact, he’s EVEN BETTER!

Durant is averaging a near-career high in points at 30.5, a career high in 3-pointers attempted with 6.6, and a career high in three point shooting percentage at 44 percent. He’s doing all this while shooting 52 percent from the field, better than his field goal percentage in his MVP season in 2013-14 when he shot 50 percent. Let’s not forget he also adds 7.5 boards and 5.5 assists. And oh yeah, he’s scored 20 or more points in 15 straight games. He’s never done that before at the start of a season. Not too bad for a player back from an 18-month layoff!

But he’s doing it on his own terms.

On Instagram earlier Thursday, Bleacher Report acknowledged Kevin Durant’s so far unbelievable season, the one we’ve been watching for more than a month now. They kind of noted the obvious, gushing, “KD may be having the greatest comeback from injury in NBA History...”

And so KD, aka easymoneysniper, responded...

“Stop the gas. I don’t need it.” LOL.

Like we said, it’s too late to hop on the Kevin Durant comeback train. His dominance has already begun.