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The best at what they do in the NBA

Kevin Durant, Serge Ibaka, Dwight Howard, and Kobe Bryant will be looking to extend some dynastic runs atop the leaderboards in the upcoming season. While Bryant will have a tough time leading the league in field goal attempts for a fourth consecutive season while he recovers from an Achilles’ injury, the other three are primed to continue doing what they do best. A look at where their runs rank historically, along with the only streaks that best them or come closest:

Durant has led the league in scoring four years in a row. Michael Jordan did it seven times in a row, from 1986-87 to 1992-93. Wilt Chamberlain did it seven times also, from 1959-60 to 1965-66.

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