NFL Legend Snubs Kevin Durant, Believes LeBron James Deserved to Be Ranked Higher in All-NBA 2022 Teams

Published 05/26/2022, 12:09 PM EDT

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As the NBA season winds down to its conclusion, we have seen several season-end awards being given out. From the league MVP to the Defensive Player of the Year, from the MIP to the Sixth Man of the year award, all the awards have been given out till now. What remained was the All-NBA teams, and they were also released recently. But it seems like this NFL legend has a problem with the selection of certain players.

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NFL legend Shannon Sharpe, who hosts Undisputed with co-host Skip Bayless, was not happy with the teams. He expressed his displeasure with Kevin being selected ahead of LeBron. He said, ” The only problem that I have with any of it is that I thought LeBron and KD should flip spots“. Shannon further said, ” There was only one game difference in the play.. LeBron played 56 KD played 55.”

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Shannon continued, “ If you look at the numbers LeBron was Thirty, Eight, and Six on fifty percent shooting… Kevin was Thirty, Seven, and six on fifty percent shooting. KD shot thirty-eight percent from the three. LeBron shot thirty-six percent from the three.” Shannon concluded by saying “ So LeBron was little slightly a tick in points. KD was slight tick in assists.. but I think Bron when you look at it he played better than Kevin Durant.

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Uncertain offseason for the Superstars

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This promises to be an intriguing offseason for both the superstars. Individual performances aside, both the teams had a poor season concerning offseason expectations. The Lakers and the Nets were expected to meet in the NBA Finals.

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While the Lakers couldn’t even make the play-in tournament, the Nets were swept in the first round by the Celtics.

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There are important decisions on Kyrie’s and Westbrook’s future looming for the Nets and the Lakers. Lets us know in the comments below what you think each team should do.

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Nirjhar Sharma is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He is a sports enthusiast who follows all major sports and has been watching the NBA for the past 7 years now. A firm believer in the 'Greek Freak' being the best player in the league right now, he believes that the Bucks are primed for another championship run unless the injury bug bites them.
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