Who do you take: prime Derrick Rose or Kevin Durant?
If we want to compare their careers so far, take a look:
Derrick Rose: 19.7 points, 6.2 assists, 3.7 rebounds per game
- NBA Most Valuable Player (2011)
- 3× NBA All-Star (2010–2012)
- All-NBA First Team (2011)
- NBA Rookie of the Year (2009)
- NBA Skills Challenge champion (2009)
- Third-team All-American – AP, NABC (2008)
- McDonald's All-American (2007)
- Illinois Mr. Basketball (2007)
Kevin Durant: 27.4 points, 3.7 assists, 7.0 rebounds per game
- NBA Most Valuable Player (2014)
- 7× NBA All-Star (2010–2016)
- NBA All-Star Game MVP (2012)
- 5× All-NBA First Team (2010–2014)
- All-NBA Second Team (2016)
- NBA Rookie of the Year (2008)
- NBA Rookie Challenge MVP (2009)
- 4× NBA scoring champion (2010–2012, 2014)
- 50–40–90 club (2013)
- FIBA World Championship MVP (2010)
Kevin Durant had played in the NBA Finals and he lost 4-1 against Miami Heat and LeBron James.
Derrick Rose never played in the NBA Finals and he didn't beat LeBron James so far.
If you want, check Kevin Durant vs. Derrick Rose Comparison.
One of my favorite players is Derrick Rose, but I must admit that Kevin Durant has a better NBA career so far.
Today, we are waiting for Kevin Durant' decision, and maybe we could watch them together in the New York Knicks with Carmelo Anthony.