These numbers are every bit as impressive as the 35.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 5.4 assists and 50/40/90 shooting splits, which earned him the NBA Finals MVP previous year.
The report comes after a dominant Game 3 of the NBA Finals for Durant, who delivered 43 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists to edge his team within one victory of its third league championship in four years.
What's made Durant even more effective in the Finals is that he's been able to take advantage of holes in the Cavaliers defense, while simultaneously creating more his teammates.
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Durant has been making the impossible look easy throughout these entire playoffs. According to The Athletic, Perkins, out of the camera shot, had walked by brandishing two middle fingers. He's posted an effective field goal percentage of 51.5 on those closely defended shots, roughly equivalent to Jimmy Butler's effective field goal percentage on all shots, open or defended, during the regular season. Through 13 career Finals games, Durant has averaged 32.6 points per game, trailing only Rick Barry and Michael Jordan for the highest mark in National Basketball Association history.
Draymond Green and Stephen Curry are already under contract for next season. And although his record-setting performance in Game 2 dominated headlines, Curry has shot just 6-of-21 on 3s in the other two games of this series.
In the Finals, the Warriors have managed to score just 82.3 points per 100 possessions which Durant on the bench, a drop-off of 45.9 points from what they've averaged with him on the floor.
The Cleveland Cavaliers were given a frightful sense of deja vu on Wednesday night as Kevin Durant broke their hearts in an nearly identical fashion for the second consecutive year.