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Thunder's Durant Named Western Conference Player Of The Month

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Kevin Durant's magical journey through the month of January led to even more accolades for the MVP frontrunner.  

KD was named Western Conference Player of the Month on Wednesday, marking the third straight month Durant has claimed that title.  

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Durant led the NBA in scoring (35.9 ppg), ranked fifth in the conference in minutes (38.3 mpg), tied for eighth in the conference in steals (1.63 spg) and 10th in the conference in field goal percentage (.549) as he helped the Thunder to a 13-4 (.765) record in January. Durant appeared in 16 of Oklahoma City's 17 games, and scored 20 or more points each time, 30 or more points 13 times, 40 or more points five times, and 50-plus one time – on Jan. 17, when he set a career high with 54 during a 127-121 win over the Golden State Warriors.

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