Six NBA players contribute to record never achieved in the league before

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The opening 12 days of the NBA season have certainly been exciting. Records have been broken, myths have been dispelled and points have been scored by individuals at an impressive rate.

Kevin Durant has had no trouble fitting into Golden State's offence, Russell Westbrook has been a man on a mission in his absence while James Harden has been his usual prolific self with the Houston Rockets.

Add to that the incredible performances of DeMar DeRozan with Toronto, New Orleans' Anthony Davis and Portland's Damian Lillard, then there have been some extremely impressive displays.

Oliver Maroney of Basketball Insider pointed out that this is the first season in NBA history where six players have averaged in excess of 30 points through the first five games of the campaign.

The aforementioned stars have been lighting it up, and long may it continue.

What is even more impressive is that two of those players, Westbrook and Harden, are averaging plenty of rebounds and assists. The Rockets start currently leads the league in dimes, dishing out 12.3 a game, Westbrook is one 9.7.

As for rebounds, the OKC superstar is pulling down 9 a game and Harden 7.3.

We're less than two weeks into the season, but it's been enthralling from the first tip off.

Kevin Durant
Oklahoma City Thunder
Northwest Division
Western Conference
James Harden
Houston Rockets
Southwest Division

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