The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 23, 2014

Okla. City's Kevin Durant named All Star starter

Violet Hassler

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant has been named a starter on the 2014 Western Conference All-Star team.

Durant led all Western Conference players with a total of 1,396,294 votes and the selection marks his fifth career All-Star game and his fourth as a starter.

Durant has led the Thunder to a 33-10 record this season while averaging a career-best 31.0 points, 7.7 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.51 steals per game.

The NBA All-Star Game will be played at the New Orleans Arena on Sunday, Feb. 16.