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WATCH: Kevin Durant takes out all five Hawks for the win

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

Kevin Durant nailed the game winner in the Thunder's win over the Hawks Monday night. What's notable is that that Hawks sent all five defenders at KD... and the presumptive MVP still hit the shot. How does that happen? Let's break it down

In truth, the Hawks played this right. Sent multiple defenders, kept positioning, created a contested pull-up jumper. But it wasn't enough. Here's what they actually needed:

Just goes to show you how good Kevin Durant is at this point, and why it's his time, now.

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