In today’s NBA regular season, the Suns beat the pistons 120-106 away from home, ending their 3-game losing streak. After the game, Suns coach Vogel was interviewed by reporters.
Talking about Durant’s play, Vogel said: “like the rest of us, he is tired of losing all the time. He has really improved his will to play.”
Talking about the pistons rookie Sasser getting 22 points, Vogel said: “he is difficult to deal with. We know his ability. We failed to prevent his catch and shoot, and we paid a price for it. He can also affect the attack by playing pick and roll. He is an excellent player.”
In this battle, Durant played for 34 minutes and 35 seconds, shot 14 of 27 shots, including 1 of 3 three-point shots and 12 of 12 free throws. He scored 41 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 1 steals and 2 blocks. He scored 13 points in the first quarter and 18 points in the third quarter.