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Kevin Durant shone on his return after a long inactivity

Kevin Durant shone on his return after a long inactivity

The 18 months off the court seems to have taken a toll on Kevin Durant. The forward of the Brooklyn Nets, shone in his official return after a severe injury due to a ruptured Achilles tendon. This Tuesday he stood out with 22 goals for his team’s triumph against Golden State Warriors, in the game that opened the 2020-2021 season of the National Basketball Association, better known as the NBA. It is the seventy-fifth edition in its history.

With a delayed start due to the COVID-19 pandemic (it usually starts in October), and without an audience due to the preventive protocol, but with the passion and adrenaline of always, the show and the magic of the best basketball on the planet returned. Durant was a standard bearer and the game got underway with his sparkles and his teammate Kyrie Irving, who excelled in the victory against the Warriors. Already in the first quarter they scored 10 and 17 points, respectively. They reached an aggregate of 22 (Durant) and 26 (Irving).

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Aside from being the second scorer for his team, Durant played 25 minutes, had four rebounds and had three assists. He and Irving were intractable and too much for the Warriors’ aspirations, despite attempts by Kelly Oubre (26 minutes, 7 rebounds, 2 assists, and 6 goals) and his team’s top scorer, Stephen Curry (30 minutes, 20 points, 4 rebounds and 10 assists).

Another example of the Nets’ superiority was that they were left with three of the four quarters of the game: 40 to 25, 23 to 20, 36 to 26 and 26 to 28.

The 32-year-old Durant undoubtedly rose to the occasion and his level in the opening game invites the fans of his team to get excited.

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At midnight in Argentina the action continued with the Los Angeles Lakers duel, the champions, with LeBron James and Anthony Davis, versus the Clippers. In addition, the brand new season has a particular interest for the Argentines with the debut this Wednesday of Facundo Campazzo in the Denver Nuggets. (GG) (Infobae)

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