Advertisement

Michael Jordan scoring record matched by Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant has 40-consecutive 25-or-more-point games in season, tying him with Michael Jordan for record.

By
Danielle Haynes
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant dunks during the third quarter against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago on March 17, 2014. The Thunder defeated the Bulls 97-85. UPI/Brian Kersey
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant dunks during the third quarter against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center in Chicago on March 17, 2014. The Thunder defeated the Bulls 97-85. UPI/Brian Kersey | License Photo

HOUSTON, April 5 (UPI) -- Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant matched Michael Jordan's record of 40-consecutive 25-point games in a single season Friday.

Durant scored 28 points in Friday night's loss to the Houston Rockets to match the record.

Advertisement

Jordan scored at least 25 points in 40-straight games during his 1986-87 season, his third year in the league. He averaged a career-high 37.1 points per game that year.

[Sports Illustrated]

Latest Headlines