Finals MVP Durant keeps launching shots, eager to be better

Published 3:19 a.m. ET Oct. 13, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fatigued after a long flight home from China, Kevin Durant knocked down one baseline 3-pointer after another — making 21 of 22 and 19 straight before finally another miss had him hollering in frustration over the blaring music .

Stephen Curry wasn’t even pushing him this time in one of their thrilling competitions — just KD and a couple of capable rebounders.

The NBA Finals MVP wants more from himself. He thinks about it when he’s sitting on his couch at home.

Beginning his 11th NBA season at age 29 and fresh off his first career championship, Durant is as determined as ever .

In his second season with the Golden State Warriors, he is challenging himself to do everything better, down to…

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