Kevin Durant Moves to Seventh All-Time in Playoff Scoring, Passing Karl Malone
On May 5th, 2023, Durant passed basketball legend Karl Malone to take the seventh spot on the list.
Kevin Durant, the Brooklyn Nets' superstar forward, has once again made NBA history by moving up the all-time playoff scoring list.
Durant's accomplishment places him in rarified air, as the all-time playoff scoring list is a testament to the most prolific and successful players in NBA history.
He scored 35 points in the game, bringing his total playoff points to 5,248, surpassing Malone's 5,249.
It is worth noting that LeBron James currently holds the record for the most playoff points in NBA history, with a significant lead over the rest of the pack.
James has achieved this feat over the course of his illustrious career, which has seen him win four NBA championships and make 10 NBA Finals appearances.
Durant has made the playoffs 12 times in his career, and he has been named NBA Finals MVP twice.
Kevin Durant's climb up the all-time playoff scoring list is a testament to his incredible talent and consistency over the course of his career.
With the Nets currently contending for an NBA championship, Durant will have the opportunity to add to his impressive playoff resume in the coming weeks.
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