NBA's Closest Scoring Races

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Carmelo Anthony vs. Kevin Durant


The race for the 2012-13 scoring title came down to the wire, with Kevin Durant (28.1) ceding the title to Carmelo Anthony (28.7) by not playing on the final day of the season. Durant, who has won the scoring title in each of the last three years, joined the vaunted 50/40/90 club, but 'Melo has mounted a late challenge, averaging 36.9 points in April.

Here's a look back at some of the other close scoring races in NBA history.

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