By the Numbers: Kevin Durant Stats for Each Sneaker Worn in the 2012-13 NBA Season

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KevinDurantLEAD By the Numbers: Kevin Durant Stats for Each Sneaker Worn in the 2012 13 NBA Season

Kevin Durant has already carved a lane for himself as one of the most efficient scorers in the NBA today. Despite the Oklahoma City Thunder not making it past the second round of the basketball post-season, KD came very close to his 4th NBA Scoring Title of his career; falling second to Carmelo Anthony this past season by a fraction of a point in averages.

Durant’s weapon on the court was the KD V; his fifth signature sneaker with Nike and the first hightop of the collection. Just like his game, there are subtle nuances to Durant’s sneaker selection for this past season.  The differences between two different pairs of the KD V were so small that it went unnoticed by many that there was more than one ‘Home’ colorway of last season’s Kevin Durant sneaker.

Before the start of the post season, Durant played one game in each of the two Nike KD V Elite pairs that he wore during the NBA Playoffs. For those unaware, the Nike Elite basketball sneaker series takes the current, premiere shoe and upgrades them in time for the playoffs.

Take a look as a complete breakdown of Kevin Durant’s statistical averages in every sneaker he wore during the ’12-’13 NBA season in order of appearance.

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  • Justin Kieckhafer

    Messed up on the “Something Camo” pair. How was his W-L: 0-2, but say he won against the Jazz in his top scoring game?

    • http://thehoopdoctors.com/online2/category/kicks/ Ben Berry

      Good catch, both games against the Nuggets & Jazz were loses.

  • Kevin

    Also. How was his top scoring game in the orange soled home 34, but his average was 36?

    • http://thehoopdoctors.com/online2/category/kicks/ Ben Berry

      Good catch, Carmelo Anthony averaged exactly 24.4 PPG in the ‘Home’ KD V with orange outsole.

  • Luke Thompson

    He wore the BHM pair at least once away at Denver.

    • http://thehoopdoctors.com/online2/category/kicks/ Ben Berry

      Very good catch. KD wore the ‘Black History Month’ KD V for the first half of the Thunder/Nuggets game on February 19th, 2013 before switching after halftime.