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As Bruce Buffer of the UFC would say: Ladies and gentlemen, we are live! This is the main event of the evening. This is the moment you''ve all been waiting for. It’s time!
Out comes LeBron James from one corner and Durant from another with their boxing gloves on, fists clenched.
While LeBron is fresh off his first NBA championship, the 23-year-old Kevin Durant showed absolute brilliance in his own title quest against James, matching "the King" in his prime.
Kevin Durant has defied every expectation set before him.
He can score from any spot on the floor, and his ball-handling skills and freakish athleticism make him downright scary for his height.
He lives for the pressure moments and has come through time and again when the game is on the line.
Durant's speed and height give him unmatched versatility, and he scores at will, no matter what is set before him.
It doesn't matter who you are or what you do, Kevin will cross you over and take your lunch money and your desert cash, too, if you aren't careful.
The young kid is just too good.
But let's not forget about the King.
LeBron James has been a superstar talent since he first stepped into the league.
Athleticism, precision, speed, ball-handling, defense and fundamentals don't do justice in describing his game.
He might as well be a remote-controlled robot, because seemingly everything he does is inhuman.
He drops 30 points with ease, tallies a triple-double as if nobody is defending and jumps like there is an invisible trampoline under his sneakers.
So, who would win the ultimate battle between Durant and James?
James owns the edge when it comes to body strength, but Durant is the better shooter.
Kevin Durant owns the height advantage and would use his size and ball-handling well when going one-on-one against James.
While LeBron would bring a fight for the record books, Durant's size and precision would keep him at bay.
The game would certainly go down to the wire. With a score of 20-20, who would have the grit to pull out the win?
Durant gets the nod, as his clutch shooting would knock James off the throne. When it matters, Durant has proven he can deliver in the final moments, and this situation would be no different.
See, team basketball is far different from isolation.
James is the clear favorite in a game of five-on-five.
But, in this head-to-head matchup, Kevin Durant finally reigns supreme.
Kevin Durant: 21
LeBron James: 20