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Kevin Durant, Devin Booker
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1. Kevin Durant and Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns

This is the best duo in the league. The same complaint can be made here as it was made with Doncic and Irving. But, Kevin Durant and Devin Booker do have success together in limited action.

In the regular season, Durant and Booker appeared in eight alongside each other. In those games, Durant and Booker went 8-0 alongside one another. In the playoffs, the Suns didn't have the same success, but the duo still showed evidence of superstardom.

For instance, in the series against Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray's Nuggets, the duo averaged a combined 60.3 points, 14.4 rebounds, and 13.8 assists per game. Although a small sample size, those combined averages blow all other duos out of the water.

As for points per game, the 60.3 points Durant and Booker averaged against the Nuggets would place them first in the association, right ahead of the other new duo, Doncic and Irving.

While Durant and Booker lack quality game time with each other, they make it up for their current skill level and career accolades. Durant is a 2-time NBA Champion, and Booker made the NBA Finals, leading the Suns squad at 24 years old.

Durant is getting older, at 34 years old, he's entering the twilight years of his career. But, like LeBron James, Durant has shown no signs of slowing down. Injuries have played a role in limiting Durant, but when he's on the court, he's a top-10 player in the league. And perhaps the most efficient high-volume scorer the league has ever seen.

This past season, while splitting time with Brooklyn and Phoenix, Durant shot a blistering 56% from the floor, 40.4% from beyond the arc, and 91.9% from beyond the arc. Yet another 50-40-90 for the former Texas Longhorn, his second.

Watching Durant and Booker share the court for a full season will be one of the NBA's most exciting storylines. Adding All-Star Bradley Beal to the mix as the third option makes this quite possibly the most intriguing storyline in the NBA.