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Kevin Durant is not only the best player under the age of 25—he's also, arguably, the second-best player in the NBA.
As the league's most outstanding scorer for the past three seasons, there's no denying Durant's offensive versatility and greatness. In this season, Durant has proved that he's capable of excelling in other categories as well.
He's an improving passer and defender, per Jonathan Tjarks of RealGM, which are two areas of his game that he's not distinctly noticed for. On top of that, his scoring and overall play has improved beyond expectations.
Durant is on pace for a historical 50-40-90 season, which will put him in an elite category with some of the most efficient scorers in NBA history such as Steve Nash, Reggie Miller and Larry Bird.
According to Basketball-Reference.com, Durant's true shooting percentage (a measure of shooting efficiency that includes three-pointers and free throws), PER, win shares per 48 minutes and offensive rating blow all of his previous career highs out of the water.
There have been discussions (per Rob Mahoney of Bleacher Report) about whether Durant can truly surpass LeBron James as the NBA's best player. It isn't clear at the moment if he can, but if he keeps continuing to improve at this remarkable rate, it won't be a surprise if Durant is considered the best overall player in the league in the next few years.