Announcing an interest to play international basketball during the NBA lockout is so pass é .
Deron Williams started the fad and now everyone is doing it.
It’s time for a new summer trend to emerge among NBA superstars — like dazzling crowds with jaw-dropping shooting performances in outdoor pickup games.
Credit Brandon Jennings for kicking things off with his 81-point explosion during a Long Beach charity game in early July. But what Kevin Durant did at Harlem’s famous Rucker Park over the weekend was a sight to behold.
Watch Durant drain jumper after jumper from extra-long range, much to the delight of those in attendance.
Oh yeah...he finished with 66 points. Some debut for a first-timer at Rucker Park.
Durant made 9-of-11 threes including five in a row in the fourth quarter.
DC Power guard Randy (White Chocolate) Gill told the New York Post:
“Some nights are very special. This is going down as one of those nights.”
No lie, jus had one of the best times of my life at Rucker park..wow! I love NY...Harlem waddup..S/O my brotha @YoungSapp6
(H/T SB Nation)