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1: Durant does it again
Do I need to say anything more? Durant took over the final moments of the fourth quarter in Chicago, making several difficult shots to sink the Bulls and secure a win for the Thunder.
Durant scored 24 points on 11-for-19 shooting, overcoming six turnovers, and coming through when the Thunder needed him. His Dirk Nowitzki-like step-back, one-legged fall-away jumper capped off the 10 points he scored in the fourth quarter. Durant proved again that he knows when to step up his game and do what his team needs him to do.
Until that point, Serge Ibaka was carrying the load with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Thunder held off the Bulls for the 97-91 win.
2: CP3 teaches Lillard a lesson
The Thursday national television appearance gave the world a chance to look at Damian Lillard. Chris Paul ...