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Durant nets 40 as Thunder prevail in overtime

Durant nets 40 as Thunder prevail in overtime

ESPN.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
Kevin Durant scored 40 points while Russell Westbrook added eight of his 16 points in overtime to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Dallas 111-105 on Thursday night for their 11th straight win at home.
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  • Kevin Durant Flaunts His Cross Over And Unstoppable Drive To th…

    Kevin Durant Flaunts His Cross Over And Unstoppable Drive To the Hoop

    dimemag.com Dec 27, 2012
    Kevin Durant flaunts his cross over around Chris Kaman with an easy drive to the hoop for the dunk.
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  • 'Cats coach stays patient amid 16-game skid

    'Cats coach stays patient amid 16-game skid

    CNNSI.com Dec 27, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- It would be easy for Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap to tear up the blueprint amid a 16-game losing streak and come up with an entirely new plan.
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  • Ex-Thunder coach P.J. Carlesimo taking over the Brooklyn Nets

    Ex-Thunder coach P.J. Carlesimo taking over the Brooklyn Nets

    newsok.com Dec 27, 2012
    By Anthony Slater — - @anthonyVslater Twenty-eight games into a disappointing 14-14 season, the Brooklyn Nets fired coach Avery Johnson on Thursday afternoon, as first reported by Yahoo! Sports. And the man dubbed to replace him - at least in the int
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  • Thunder turns the page on Miami loss

    Thunder turns the page on Miami loss

    newsok.com Dec 27, 2012
    If the mood of three-time NBA scoring champ Kevin Durant in any indicator, the Thunder has quickly turned the page after its frustrating 103-97 loss at Miami on Christmas Day. “It’s Christmas time, man. You can’t be frustrated around this time,” a
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  • Video - Durant Off The Block 00:41

    Durant Off The Block

    Dec 27
    Kevin Durant finishes the block with the one-handed slam over Chris Kaman.
  • Video - Durant, Thunder Top Mavs In OT 02:04

    Durant, Thunder Top Mavs In OT

    Dec 27
    Kevin Durant scores a game-high 40 points as Thunder rally past Mavericks for the 111-105 win in OT.
  • Video - Mavs Fall To Thunder In OT 01:20

    Mavs Fall To Thunder In OT

    Dec 27
    Kevin Durant scores a game-high 40 points as Thunder rally past Mavericks for the 111-105 win in OT.

Sports Columnists

  • Brooklyn Nets establish Phil Jackson as top coaching target, sources say

    Dec 27
    Undaunted by Phil Jackson's reported reluctance to coach their team, Brooklyn Nets officials have established Jackson as their top target in the wake of Avery Johnson's dismissal, according to NBA coaching sources.
  • Daily Dime: Fifteen straight for Clippers

    Dec 27
    The Clippers' 15th straight win was another blowout. The Clippers will need challenges to sharpen their playoff form, writes J.A. Adande.
  • Ian Thomsen: LeBron doesn't need a second act in Cleveland

    Dec 27
    This has been the year of LeBron James, who earned the NBA championship, the Olympic gold medal and Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. And as his outstanding 2012 ends, one persistent rumor has taken hold.