When will Durant surpass James?

In time, OKC's star will inevitably eclipse Miami's as the league's best player

Updated: February 20, 2014, 2:38 PM ET
By Kevin Pelton | ESPN Insider

Durant/JamesMarc Serota/Getty ImagesHow long can LeBron James hold off Kevin Durant from wresting the label of the NBA's best player?

For the first time since LeBron James was named MVP of both the 2011-12 regular season and the NBA Finals -- earning his first championship in the process -- the question of the league's best player is legitimately up for debate.