Kevin Durant Makes NBA History, Surpassing Joe Dumars In Games Played

Photo: Instagram/Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant secured a remarkable milestone and etched his name in NBA history during an exciting clash between the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

Durant played his 1,019th career game, surpassing Hall of Famer Joe Dumars for sole possession of 136th place on the NBA's all-time regular season games played list.

With an impressive performance in 38 minutes on the court, Durant contributed 21 points, five rebounds, and six assists, showcasing his prowess.

Photo: Instagram/Kevin Durant

His career averages of 27.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.1 steals, and 1.1 blocks per contest highlight his enduring impact on the game.

Currently, Durant is on track to climb further up the list, with Nicolas Batum's 1,021 games next in line.

The Suns, positioned as the eighth seed in the Western Conference with a 21-18 record, continue to demonstrate strength, winning seven of their last ten games.

Looking ahead, the Suns are set to face the New Orleans Pelicans after the Kings, with Durant leading the charge in his second season with the team. 

His journey in the NBA has seen him contribute to various franchises, including the Oklahoma City Thunder/Seattle SuperSonics, Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets, and now the Phoenix Suns. (Source: Sports Illustrated)

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