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Published On: Sat, Nov 9th, 2019

NBA Rumors: Brandon Ingram Starting To Live Up To Expectations As Kevin Durant 2.0

Brandon Ingram #14 of the New Orleans Pelicans dribbles the ball as OG Anunoby #3 of the Toronto Raptors defends during the first half of an NBA game at Scotiabank Arena on October 22, 2019 in Toronto, Canada.

Even before he set foot in the NBA in 2016, New Orleans Pelicans small forward Brandon Ingram has already been drawing comparisons to two-time NBA champion Kevin Durant. It wasn’t surprising at all as the similarities with Ingram and Durant’s physiques and athleticism are very noticeable. Unfortunately, in his first three years with the Los Angeles Lakers, Ingram has failed to live up to expectations from being the “KD 2.0.”

Luckily, Ingram managed to turn things around after being given the opportunity to start a new journey in New Orleans. In his first seven games as a Pelican, the 22-year-old small forward has been posting incredible numbers, averaging 25.9 points, 7.1 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.0 block while shooting 55.2 percent from the field and 48.6 percent from beyond the arc. With the huge improvement in his performance on both ends of the floor, Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports believes that Ingram is finally starting to fulfill his “long-armed potential” as the next Durant.

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NBA Rumors: Brandon Ingram Starting To Live Up To Expectations As Kevin Durant 2.0