Kevin Durant seems to be getting better every year.
The Thunder are also improving with him. They went from reaching the first round in the playoffs as the 8th seed to reaching the conference finals all within one year, which is a great improvement. The Oklahoma City Thunder are a young team with a lot of promise, especially in Durant, who has become the league's best scorer.
However, the Thunder are not guaranteed to improve again next year and go to the finals. The Wild West is full of other teams that could easily knock out the Thunder, like the Lakers, the Timberwolves, and the defending champion Mavericks.
Let's be honest. Durant's great, but not yet an elite superstar. If Durant can become one of those true elite players, he could help lead his team to the NBA Finals, and maybe win it all.
Here is what he must do.