Originally posted on SLAM Online  |  Last updated 1/19/12
by Abe Schwadron | @abe_squad Kevin Durant played his high school ball in Rockville, Maryland, just a few miles north of where I played mine (okay, so it was only JV, whatever) and less than a half-hour from the Verizon Center, depending on your mode of transportation. So when KD comes back to Washington, it’s a big deal. He’s not shy about where he’s from, nor is he shy about spanking his home town team. That backdrop only added to the shock behind the biggest upset of the NBA season so far, as the 1-12 Wizards outlasted the 12-2 Thunder. How did it happen? I have no idea. Find out below, along with recaps of the ten other games from last night, including the return of Mr. Big Shot for some late-night drama. Wizards 105, Thunder 102 Yeahhh, buddy. That’s right, my very own Washington Wizards, owners of the L’s worst record, beat the League-leading Oklahoma City Thunder. It wasn’t pretty early on, and it wasn’t a done deal until the final buzzer sounded, but a win is a win, and I s...
PLAYERS: Kevin DurantJohn WallNick YoungJordan CrawfordAndray BlatcheRussell WestbrookTy LawsonGary NealVon WaferJ.J. RedickDwight HowardTony ParkerTim DuncanAndre MillerAndre IguodalaGary ForbesDeMar DeRozanRajon RondoKevin GarnettPaul PierceRay AllenDeron WilliamsMarshon BrooksKris HumphriesMonta EllisDorell WrightSteve NashShannon BrownIman ShumpertCarmelo AnthonyTyson ChandlerMarcin GortatJoe JohnsonJeff TeagueGerald WallaceVince VaughnBen StillerJamal CrawfordLaMarcus AldridgeJosh SmithTracy McGradyNicolas BatumRudy GayMarc GasolTrevor ArizaJason SmithChris KamanGreivis VasquezTayshaun PrinceKevin LoveRicky RubioGreg MonroeBrandon KnightRodney StuckeyTyreke EvansMarcus ThorntonDeMarcus CousinsDanny GrangerDarren CollisonChauncey BillupsJason TerryMaurice WilliamsBlake GriffinChris PaulDeAndre JordanDelonte WestDirk Nowitzki
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