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    Default Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Nets offense when Durant is on court: 123.7 in 698 minutes

    Clippers offense when Kawhi is on court: 123.0 in 1489 minutes

    Are Kawhi and Durant the greatest offensive players this league has ever? They are pretty much 7"3-7"5 wingspan ****ers with Michael Jordan's skillset.

    - both guys have extreme wingspan that ranges from 7"3 to 7"5

    - both guys have goat level mid range shots which is the most dependable jump shot in playoffs

    - both guys can hit the 3 at elite level

    - both guys can dribble/pass and post up with literally zero offensive weaknesses

    - both guys have an unstoppable turnaround shot

    - both guys also don't take the regular season seriously because their so godlike

    - both guys have a combined 12-2 finals record over LeBron since 2014

    - both guys have insane 1 on 1 advanantages due to skill and length and mobility for their sizes

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    No.

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    No.

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    they're both two of the best scorers ever, but best offensive players? that's a total package pal. by the numbers (individual impact like obpm/orpm/vorp or on/off and team function) there are objectively better players. jordan could do everything you mentioned (also shot 37% from three in the finals) but was a better finisher/playmaker. curry, lebron & magic are in that conversation as well.

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    How can you possibly stop guys with mobility like that and are 7"3-"7"5 wingspan? When they pull up on you, they are like 9 feet in the air.

    Also elite passers when their asked upon to do it. Ball handling of guards when they go 1 on 1 as well.

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kblaze8855 View Post
    No.
    My thought exactly.

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    Lmao

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    How bad do you want kawhi inside you?

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    1.Durant
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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Kawhi, ofcourse, shouldn't even be mentioned in this conversation, but Durant is actually pretty close.

    Like Kawhi, Durant have little to none court vision or passing ability, weak off-the-ball game, he's nothing special in the open court or on offensive glass and he can't get to the rim at will like so many offensive greats can.

    But, Durants combination of length, mobility and shooting ability are truly unprecedented. He is easily top 5 offensive player of all time.
    Kawhi, on the other hand, doesn't have those unique talents. He's pretty good in some things, but every era have few dozens of players with similar offensive ability to Kawhi. Kawhi's DPOY level defense is what will actually make him crack top 50 players of all time when he's done.

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Quote Originally Posted by Sulico View Post
    Kawhi, ofcourse, shouldn't even be mentioned in this conversation, but Durant is actually pretty close.

    Like Kawhi, Durant have little to none court vision or passing ability, weak off-the-ball game, he's nothing special in the open court or on offensive glass and he can't get to the rim at will like so many offensive greats can.

    But, Durants combination of length, mobility and shooting ability are truly unprecedented. He is easily top 5 offensive player of all time.
    Kawhi, on the other hand, doesn't have those unique talents. He's pretty good in some things, but every era have few dozens of players with similar offensive ability to Kawhi. Kawhi's DPOY level defense is what will actually make him crack top 50 players of all time when he's done.
    I agree with you. Kawhi's mention in this debate is just However, Durant is one of the best scorers I have seen in my lifetime, super-skilled, he could be one of the best offensive players in the almost 75 years of the league. Yes, 75 years, because some of you just mention "all-time" as last 10-20 years.

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    Curry > both

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Durant could be, however, Kawhi is around top 30 or may be less...

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    Default Re: Are Kawhi and Durant the two greatest offensive players in NBA history?

    Not sure I agree here. They can both force a good shot for themselves much more effectively than Curry. Curry is a better blow out force, but they are better in a tight playoff game against a locked in, quality defense.

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