The NBA playoffs are in full swing and the race for the scoring title is heating up. Who leads the way?
Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics
Kyrie Irving is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the first overall pick in the 2011 NBA draft. Irving played college basketball for Duke University before being drafted by Cleveland.
In his first season, Irving was named the NBA Rookie of the Year. He made his first All-Star Game appearance in 2014 and was named the All-Star Game MVP that same year. Kyrie was a member of the USA national team that won gold at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics.
James Harden, Houston Rockets
With an average of 29.5 points per game, James Harden of the Houston Rockets is leading the way in scoring for the NBA playoffs. Harden is followed closely by Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors, who is averaging 28.8 points per game. LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers rounds out the top three with an average of 27.5 points per game.
LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James is currently leading the NBA playoffs in scoring, averaging 34.3 points per game. James has been in the playoffs every year since 2005 and has won three NBA championships. He is widely considered to be one of the best players in the league and is a surefire Hall of Famer when he eventually retires.
Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
As of May 23, 2018, Portland Trail Blazers’ shooting guard Damian Lillard is leading the NBA Playoffs in scoring, averaging 28.6 points per game.
Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
With an average of 31.6 points per game, Russell Westbrook leads the NBA playoffs in scoring. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard is shooting 47.7 percent from the field and 36.1 percent from three-point range. He’s also averaging 10.4 assists, 9.0 rebounds and 1.6 steals per game in the playoffs.
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