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Kevin Durant Named Player of the Month for March

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April 4, 2012; Miami, FL, USA;  Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) before a game against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE
April 4, 2012; Miami, FL, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder small forward Kevin Durant (35) before a game against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-US PRESSWIRE

Congratulations to Kevin Durant who, for the second consecutive month, was named the West's best player. Durant joins Paul Pierce in winning the Player of the Month award for March.

Pierce, Durant Named Eastern, Western Players of the Month | NBA.com

Despite the Thunder's struggles in the month of March, Durant still maintained his high level of play, averaging 27.6 points, 8.5 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game. The Thunder concluded the month with a remarkable five game win streak, which included big wins over the Clippers, Heat, and Lakers. During that stretch, Durant averaged 29.2 points, 10.4 rebounds, and 4.8 assists.

Durant has also been named Player of the Week three times this season.