Originally posted on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 2/24/12

Kevin Durant continues to be amazing this year and against the Los Angeles Lakers he may have had his most impressive sequence of the season. The above video shows one of the most heady plays of the year by anyone in the NBA.

After teammate and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook hit a three-pointer with just 0.8 seconds to go in the first half, Durant didn’t lazily jog back like the period was over.

Lakers’ center Andrew Bynum went to toss the inbounds pass and threw a lazy lob in the direction of Metta World Peace, but Durant waited, looked disinterested as if he was only playing token defense, then stepped in front of the pass, grabbed it and quickly fired up an awkward shot that hit nothing but net.

The basket was initially waived off, but after further review it was correctly called good.

In a span of less than one second of game time, the Thunder went from trailing 43-41 to taking a 46-43 lead into the break.

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