8 Takeaways from Monday Night's NBA Action

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8 Takeaways from Monday Night's NBA Action
David Banks-USA TODAY Sports

If I told you Monday's NBA slate included Kevin Durant streaking toward territory occupied only by Michael Jordan, Gerald Green doing Gerald Green things and a historic streak by the Philadelphia 76ers, is that something you'd be interested in?

I thought so.

This edition of takeaways also boasts a secret weapon in Denver, a pertinent reminder in Houston and one of the oddest shot charts you'll ever see, courtesy of Paul Millsap.

The postseason contenders are still jostling for position, and resurgent showings from key figures (see: Williams, Deron) are already hinting at which clubs could make deeper-than-expected runs when the games really start to count next month.

On the other end of the spectrum, we're seeing the league's bottom feeders battling one another in a depressing contest to see who can pile up the most negative historical milestones. Even those are fun to recap in a morbid way.

Let's check out the goings-on from Monday's seven-game schedule.

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