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Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant moved up the NBA’s all-time scoring season scoring scoring 12 first quarter points against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 5 of the team’s opening round playoff series
After scoring his sixth point, Durant moved past forms Boston Celtic John Havlicek (3,776 points) to become the 12th-most prolific playoff scorer in NBA history.
The next player in Durant’s sights is Larry Bird, another former Celtic who has 3,897 career playoff points.
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Durant finished with 45 points but the Warriors Clippers guard Lou Williams scored 33 points off the bench, and forward Danilo Gallinari led LA’s starters with 26 points
Durant nemesis Patrick Beverley added 17 points of hi s own and grabbed 14 rebounds.
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