To begin the 2015–16 season, Durant and Westbrook reached several historical milestones together, including becoming the first pair of teammates to each score at least 40 points in a single game since 1996, doing so in a win over the Orlando Magic on October 30.  For the year, Durant averaged 28. 2 points, 8. 2 rebounds, 5 assists, and 1. 2 blocks per game, leading the Thunder to 55 wins and the third seed in the West.  In Game 2 of the first round of the playoffs against the Mavericks, he scored 21 points but converted only 7 out of 33 shots in the worst postseason shooting performance, both by percentage and number of misses, of his career.  After defeating Dallas, Oklahoma City moved on to face the Spurs in the second round, falling behind 2–1 to start the series.  In Game 4, Durant tied his playoff career high with 41 points in a Thunder win.  Oklahoma City eventually defeated the Spurs in six games, drawing a matchup with the record-setting 73-win Golden State Warriors in the Conference Finals.  Despite going up 3–1, the Thunder were ousted in seven games, with Durant providing 27 points in Game 7.