Kevin Durant is not enjoying his third season as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. From midsummer trade requests to coach firings to all things Kyrie Irving, it hasn’t been a banner year for KD’s squad. The team is under .500 and is not even currently in the Eastern Conference play-in-game picture. As if that all weren’t awful enough, Durant and the Nets allowed 153 points to the lowly Sacramento Kings on national television. Afterward, Durant let loose on his teammates after taking an unexpected L, “Look at our starting lineup. Edmond Sumner, Royce O’Neale, Joe Harris, [Nic] Claxton and me. It’s not disrespect, but what are you expecting from that group? You expect us to win because I’m out there.” While Durant may not be wrong, he’s hardly blameless in this whole affair. For now, he remains Brooklyn’s franchise player, but if things keep spiraling down the way they have been, it’s possible the Nets could fulfill his trade request. Better late than never, I guess.
Which brings us to today’s quiz of the day. Despite all the turmoil, Durant is averaging over 30 PPG for the third time in his career and his first since leaving OKC. In NBA history, including KD, a total of just 32 players have averaged 30 points per game over the course of a regular season. How many of the 32 can you name in five minutes?